Would it surprise you to learn that there’ve been some incredible wine heists – ranging from hundreds of thousands to over a million dollars worth of the liquid libation? Yours truly could not believe how seemingly common it is for these types of raids, let alone the frequency (hitting the same place twice?!) and lack of security when retail shops and restaurants alike boast some of the highest quality and priced wines in the world. In the glass, we travel to Italy’s boot, and feel like “the grape thieves” drinking this delicious and affordable wine.
What’s all the hype with vision boards?! Since we are fairly early in 2023, we decided to look more into what vision boards are and if they can help us accomplish our goals for the year and beyond. Are they the key to achieving success through envisioning your future? We pop open Boundary Breaks Riesling from NY to sip on and contemplate! Join us!
We thought we would kick the New Year off with a very special treat. One that we were thrilled to experience personally, and to be able to bring to you – the distinct honor of interviewing the Queen and Godmother of Wine herself, Karen MacNeil, on her newly released third edition of the Wine Bible. Grab a drink and listen in!
Your DBP hosts had a memorable evening with the stars! Well, sort of! Last week we had the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the Chicago premiere of SOMM3, the third installment of the documentary series which has brought to light some unique aspects of the wine world. The film brings back some of our favorite folks from the earlier films – and allowed us to take a peek into some private tastings with some of the wine world’s most prestigious peeps: Fred Dame, Jancis Robinson, and Steven Spurrier. As we pop open a bottle from one of the vineyards which took down the French wines in 1976 and in honor of Dame’s “a-ha” wine, hear our thoughts on the film, our “a-ha” wines – including those of the movie’s director Jason, Dustin, and D’Lynn’s which we learned from the screening’s live Q&A session. So much fun and can’t wait to do our own blind tasting!