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Tasting Notes: 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zin

Notable Wine: 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel

Bourbon barrel-aged zin is one of my new favorite obsessions. Zinfandel is one of my favorite wine varietals, and this is so far my favorite zin discovery. A perfect balance between jammy fruit, spice, tannin, and acidity, 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel is a steal for the quality you get.
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What I Learned From Making a 30 By 30 List

A few days before my 28th birthday I decided to create a 30 By 30 list, or a list of 30 things I wanted to accomplish by the time I turned 30. I had seen one of my friends keep posting on Facebook about her 30 by 30 goals. She happened to live in New Zealand, so I was especially inspired by her photos from her trip scuba diving and other exploration adventures around the other side of the world. So, I decided to make my own list. Continue reading

#thiscallsforsomebubbly | Celebrating Progress

#ThisCallsForSomeBubbly {Or, Celebrating Progress}

“You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” -Brené Brown

One of my life’s mantras recently has become “#ThisCallsForSomeBubbly”. Used in many of my social media posts, it extends far beyond a hashtag into my new way of looking at life. The American culture has us conditioned to only break out the champagne for major life events: engagements, marriage, promotions, large business wins, and other moments where we can easily pin-point a monumental milestone of positive change. Continue reading

#thiscallsforsomebubbly | Celebrating Progress

My Wine To-Do List

One of my initial 30 By 30 goals was to become a sommelier (wine expert), but I really am not looking to pursue it as a career. I don’t want to spend money on actually becoming officially certified, I just want to learn more about wine. There are tons of free or inexpensive resources out there that I have found to help me do that. Continue reading