7 Ways to Avoid Looking Like an Idiot And Enjoy a Wine Tasting Room

Photo Jul 19, 5 58 55 PMA recent contribution to Huffington Post:

“When most people hear the words “wine tasting” they immediately cringe and picture a stuffy room with snooty people sniffing glasses and spewing out all kinds of ridiculous adjectives to describe the wine; but to you it just tastes like “wine.”

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CostcoWineBlog.com Featured on MSN’s “10 Things to Splurge on at Costco and Sam’s Club”

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“The flow of fine wines at Costco has been written up in such places as the Wall Street Journal and Money Magazine, and there’s an independent blog devoted to the amazing stuff that pops up…”

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CostcoWineBlog.com Ranked #9 Among Best 100 Wine Blogs

Feedspot recently released their “Best 100 Wine Blogs on the Web” and CostcoWineBlog.com came in at #9 on the list among some pretty big company {see the full list}

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5 Must Watch Movies About Wine You May Have Missed – via CostcoWineBlog.com

I wanted to make a list of a few good films and documentaries about wine that I’ve been surprised more people haven’t seen. So here’s a quick list along with my comments.  Enjoy, and please include other wine films in the comments that you feel are worth sharing.

[Read more on CostcoWineBlog.com]

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From CostcoWineBlog.com – 5 Must Read Books About Wine


Reading books on wine is often much less expensive than tasting a range of high caliber bottles from around the world.  And while I think you need to do the latter sometimes, books can provide a massive amount of context to your wine education and experience.

[Read the entire story on CostcoWineBlog.com]

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Read The Callisto Symphony for free

I wrote a science fiction novel titled THE CALLISTO SYMPHONY a year ago.  It was a lot of fun, and let me release a story that I wanted to tell for a quite a while.  It was also a great learning process and one that has helped me improve on my latest projects.

In an effort to reach more people, you can read the entire book here for free.  You can even download a PDF and pop it on iBooks for convenient reading.

Below is an overview of the story.  I hope you enjoy and please feel free to share your thoughts with me.


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4 Secrets to Using Amazon Prime Video – via iCutCable.com

Assoc_White_LogoCentric_125x125._V326377436_Amazon Prime is an awesome service and its video arm, Prime Video, is on a path to become the digital content channel of choice.  I highlight a few reasons why this service stands out from the pack. [read more]

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Costco Wine Story Featured on MSN Food and Drink


Our Costco wine story, “8 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco,” that was first featured on the Daily Meal was picked on MSN.com’s Food and Drink.  Read the story here.

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How One of My Favorite Toys of All Time Was Reinvented


When I was a young boy growing up in the eighties, there was one toy that stood out among all others as a personal favorite and it was called Capsela. Capsela was a building set that used interconnected plastic capsules with motors and gears inside to create a machine. Once assembled, you could actually wire the motors to a battery pack and the machine would come to life. [Read more at ToysBulletin.com]

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From CostcoWineBlog.com and The Daily Meal – 8 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco

8-costco-shutterstock_2029079538 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco

When buying wine at Costco, you’ll want to get the most bang for your buck.

by Andrew Cullen

There’s nothing quite like the “Costco Hunt” — the search for products that are abundantly in stock one day and completely gone the next. Once these products disappear, they become almost legendary, discussed among shoppers with a mystique about having once existed. [Read more at TheDailyMeal.com]

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