This week at The Tasting Room I will be honoring women in the wine industry by featuring four wines made or owned by women. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting two of the winemakers and have been in contact with another over the past year. All three winemakers have a passion for the wines they produce and nurture. You will notice this as soon as you taste the wines. I hope you will join me for this very special tasting.
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Happy New Year to all of you. I took a little break from writing this blog and enjoyed the holidays with my son. 2019 marks the beginning of a new year along with new adventures. It marks the final semester for my son in eighth grade, in September he will start high school. Oh my how time has flown by. It seems like only yesterday that I would swaddle Joaquin and sing him to sleep.
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Happy Birthday to my dad, Hector. Dad passed away in 1983 from ALS and this would have been his 95th birthday. I tell my son Joaquin stories all the time about my dad. He has been gone for some time now but his spirit is alive in his children and his grandson.
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