What Is A Habit?

A Habit Is… “A pattern of action that is acquired and has become so automatic that it is difficult to break.” Remember the old saying, “Practice makes perfect.” “Practice doesn’t make perfect—perfect practice makes perfect.” (Vince Lombardi, 1913–1970, American Football … Continue reading

Wagner Vineyards, Finger Lakes

During my annual pilgrimage to the Finger Lakes wine country, I had the opportunity of stopping by Wagner Vineyards on Lake Seneca for a tour and tasting of some really fine wines. We were greeted by Laura Wagner Lee, daughter … Continue reading

The Five Smallest French AOCs are:

We often hear about vineyards in Burgundy, France listed or discussed as “small.” Below are the five smallest French AOCs. La Romanée (AOC 1936): (Burgundy—0.85ha = 2.10-acres) La Grande Rue (AOC 1992): (Burgundy—1.65ha = 4.08-acres) Criots-Bâtard Montrachet (AOC 1939): (Burgundy—1.75ha … Continue reading

Standing Stone Vineyards: Finger Lakes, NY

On a recent trip to the Finger Lakes Wine Country of New York, I stopped by Standing Stone Vineyards, located on the east side Lake Seneca for a tour and tasting. Seneca is a Native Indian name, roughly translating to … Continue reading