Articles Article 30Coming Soon. 29) Measuring TeaMy process for making a consistent cup of tea. 28) My taste buds will never be the sameMy experience judging a Texas Wine Competition. 27) Why so Many GlassesTips on how to purchase glassware. 26) Your Beverage TalksWhy hearing is important to sensory evaluation. 25) Aroma + Detection + Emotion = ExperienceEvery experience is linked to an emotion and aromas. 24) Whatever CoVid.It's the little things this holiday time 23) My Love of Fall and Apple Cider.Mocktails using apple cider to get ready for Fall. 22) Was it Worth the Purchase?My adventure in grocery shopping recently. 21) Service is An Event.Let's focus on service during these times. 20) Should you Have a House WineWhat wines should you drink every day. 19) Better that the Television Show.Mari Vineyards and Oak Island = Winning Combination. 18) I Opened It...Was It Ready?I uncorked an aged bottle for dinner. 17) Do I Dare Open It? Part 2A discussion on what helps a wine age long term. 16) Do I Dare Open It?Did I store this vintage bottle correctly? 15) What is Room Temperature?Should you chill your red wine and how much. 14) Should I Care about Sediment?Do you need to worry about sediment in your wine? 13) Jamaican Christmas Pudding CakeThe story and recipe for the famous cake. 12) What is Gewurztraminer?Exploring the grape, its unique properties and how a Michigan version paired with food. 11) What a Sommelier Drinks on ThanksgivingAnswering the question on what I drink and why Pinot Noir works. 10) How do I Select a Bottle?Explaining my thought process for selecting a wine. 9) Exploring Michigan WinesMy visit to Old Mission Peninsula. 8) What Works with a SteakTesting the theory that red wine works with beef. 7) Pizza PairingsThe concept of pairing wine with pizza. 6) Traveling for teaExploring Tea in Toronto 5) The Black GlassAn approach to sensory evaluation. 4) Sensory Evaluation -VisualsWhat I look at in a wine. 3) Basic Sensory Evaluation TechniquesBrief overview of the five elements involved in sensory evaluation. 2) Process of PairingDrinking what you like is key to pairing. 1) Beverage Pairing 101Welcome to my site.