Before any new readers ask when Round 1 was it was over 2 years ago, so you didn’t miss anything recent. Not too much has changed in the world of beer apps since then. Well, Untappd has become the dominant force in the beer app universe. A few other beer apps have come, and gone, yet Untappd has remained supreme.
What else has changed is that I’ve gone from swearing off wine and rarely drinking spirits to enjoying both more often and becoming a more well-rounded imbiber. In my endless urge for capturing data to help me remember things, combined with having that data available in my pocket, I present the best apps I’ve found for both whiskey and wine!
In my continued quest to learn about wine a friend introduced me to a new place in town. Mio Vino is a micro winery in the south end of Blue Ash (Google Maps) that’s getting … Continue reading Mio Vino Micro Winery
The human nose can detect approximately 1 trillion different scents, and historically this super sense has served to help us find food, avoid danger, and even fall in love. When it comes to enjoying wine, … Continue reading Tips to Smell Wine like a Pro
The intention of this blog was to always discuss all kinds of local alcohol. Being a beer guy myself this has been most of my focus while Ginny has covered wine, liquor, and beer. I made it my goal of 2014 to learn as much as I could about wine. As of January 1st, 2014 I knew extremely little. I can safely say that I now know a slight bit more. I’ve read two books on the subject and am trying to finish a 3rd but keep getting distracted.
It was into this situation that I received an email from Oliver Winery about their new series of wines and wanting to send me samples. I know well that you can’t learn about alcohol without drinking it and trying as many styles as possible so I happily accepted their offer, which included an interview with Oliver Winery president Bill Oliver. Continue on after the jump to learn more about Oliver Winery and their new Vine series.
Living in Monroe it’s hard to get downtown for all the excellent things going on every night, as such I feel I’ve let you all down by not doing a better job of getting to … Continue reading Store Review: Everything D’Vine
Those of you who know me know that I know my way around booze and I also know my way around steampunks. (If you don’t know what steampunk is, think Jules Vern carried into the … Continue reading The Seeker Wines