Take a break from the camera!

Maybe this is old news but I just watched the Good Morning America Examining Hamilton 2020 interview that aired in July and something that Renee Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler) said stuck with me… It’s hard for actors to see themselves on camera. Renee’s experience on the stage is so different than our experience as viewersContinue reading “Take a break from the camera!”

Wine and the Five Senses

** UPDATE: The damage from the recent earthquake that hit Napa Valley over the weekend impacted with wine cellar and vineyard damage (check out this tweet from David Duncan, CEO of Silver Oak). Growers are in the midst of a major harvest, brought on several weeks earlier than usual because of drought. But fortunately forContinue reading “Wine and the Five Senses”

How to read a wine label: Part Four (Chilean Wines)

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing tips on how to examine wine labels from different regions. First with US wines, next France, then New Zealand. This week’s region was requested by a fellow grape geek, John. Let’s discuss Chilean wines! Chilean Wines (Classified as New World) Red grapes account for approximately 73% ofContinue reading “How to read a wine label: Part Four (Chilean Wines)”

How to read a wine label: Part Three

In week one, we discussed wine labels from the United States. Week two, French wine labels. This week, I’m going back to the New World to share tips on New Zealand wines. New Zealand is the world’s easternmost and southernmost winemaking country (cool climate). New Zealand North Island Regions Northland, Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Gisborne,Continue reading “How to read a wine label: Part Three”