Category: Conferences and Events

If That Ain’t Love Then Tell Me What Is: Takeaways from the 2012 Wine Bloggers’ Conference

For the better part of two weeks, I’ve tried to figure out how to describe the experience The Rib and I had at the 2012 Wine Bloggers’ Conference. So I started hacking away at the keyboard trying to chronicle our time in Portland. The result? A fairly large, somewhat incomprehensible manuscript comprised of stream of consciousness musings about wine, people,… Read more →

WBC11 Song

  After attending the Wine Blogger’s Conference last summer, I got home and jotted down some thoughts on my experience; you can find them here and here. But I also wrote some rhyming words and put them to music. So if you prefer musical storytelling, you’re in for complete and utter mediocrity. Enjoy!   WBC11 Song   Cheers from the… Read more →

How I Got Lost On The Road Less Traveled But Then Got Instant Karma At The Wine Bloggers’ Conference

So last Friday afternoon, I was reviewing the initial draft of what was to be my second piece on the Wine Bloggers’ Conference.  I had painstaking chronicled the “Mystery Bus” tour I was on during the conference, going minute-by-minute through Bus 5’s adventures.  Sure, about 30 of us boarded a bus (of unknown destination) and headed out to a few… Read more →

Wine Bloggers’ Conference or ‘Whine’ Bloggers’ Conference? A Little of Both, But Room for All

A couple of days removed from the 2011 Wine Bloggers’ Conference, I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to recap my experience(s).  This is the first of three pieces I plan to write on WBC 11 (the second will be a quick hit on the adventures of “Mystery Wine Bus 5;” those who stick with my WBC 11… Read more →