Springtime. The season of rebirth. Reset. Renew. Re-up. How about, refill, as in the glass, that is. Yes, good people. I’m talking about what many consider to be the best time of year to sip. But the question is, just what should be sipped? With this latest installment of Notes From The Concrete Terroir, I’d... Read More
The Wolves in DTLA (that's Downtown LA) is a mecca for gorgeous art deco design and thoughtful cocktails using homemade amari, bitters, liquers, and vermouths.
We’ve all heard about the winter blues. But how about the winter reds?! As in, how about we take a look at 5 juicy bottles that will help you to navigate through the next three months of bone-chilling temps, snow, sleet, slush, and the seasonal blahs that can affect even the happiest camper with the... Read More
The best wines to drink with pizza, from Malbec to Verdicchio. They’ll be great both with that slice you grab on the go and the full pie you devour.
Surf. Sun. Salt. Sand. Our wine rep's insider tips for great beach wines to sip all summer long.
Where to Drink in The City Right Now? Outdoors! With Brix Wines & Barnyard Cheese Shop This just in: Summer has arrived. And now that the days are longer our thoughts are basking in warmer climes and sunnier moods. We’re switching out big, earthy reds in favor of bright and dry whites, and of course,... Read More
The Immigrant In a nutshell, being a Wine Rep is the modern equivalent of being a Lone Rider Of the Apocalypse, a Mail Carrier that doesn’t carry mail, but booze. A Lonesome Cowboy wandering the prairie. If that is, the prairie just happens to be hundreds and hundreds of city blocks filled with stores, bars,... Read More
Enter A Summertime State of Mind When You Sip On Verdejo This just in: In case you haven’t noticed, sadly, summer is in the rear view. The days are getting noticeably shorter. The nights are getting noticeably chillier. And at the local wine shop and restaurants all around town, hands are now reaching for bottles... Read More