Thanks bottle #6047 for the memories.  We delightfully enjoyed them.  #pinot #wine

Thanks bottle #6047 for the memories. We delightfully enjoyed them. #pinot #wine

Tags: pinot 6047 wine

A nice stop along the way for a little Grunion Pale Ale #beer #sandiego  (at Ballast Point Brewing Company)

A nice stop along the way for a little Grunion Pale Ale #beer #sandiego (at Ballast Point Brewing Company)

Tags: beer sandiego

Feeling very lucky tonight #vacation #alexander #clownshoes (at Belmond El Encanto)

Feeling very lucky tonight #vacation #alexander #clownshoes (at Belmond El Encanto)

A rare but rather nice parent’s night out #vietti #wine  (at Belmond El Encanto)

A rare but rather nice parent’s night out #vietti #wine (at Belmond El Encanto)

Tags: vietti wine

Something just seems different these days when visiting new breweries #alexander #beer  (at Figueroa Mountain Brewing - Santa Barbara)

Something just seems different these days when visiting new breweries #alexander #beer (at Figueroa Mountain Brewing - Santa Barbara)

Tags: beer alexander

Hello ol’friend.  I see your hobnobbing in the fancy places these days #Montecito #hubertslemonade  (at Pierre Lafond Market & Deli)

Hello ol’friend. I see your hobnobbing in the fancy places these days #Montecito #hubertslemonade (at Pierre Lafond Market & Deli)

Fabulous service makes for a fabulous stay @elencanto #santabarbara  (at Belmond El Encanto)

Fabulous service makes for a fabulous stay @elencanto #santabarbara (at Belmond El Encanto)

Tags: santabarbara

A fabulously fun day with the little man of the same proper name #alexander   (at LACMA Los Angeles County Museum Of Art & The La Brea Tar Pits)

A fabulously fun day with the little man of the same proper name #alexander (at LACMA Los Angeles County Museum Of Art & The La Brea Tar Pits)

Tags: alexander

Corked popped and….begin vacation! #champagne  (at Montage Beverly Hills)

Corked popped and….begin vacation! #champagne (at Montage Beverly Hills)

Tags: champagne

Nice way to end a holiday weekend, short week ahead & vaca insight! #clinet #wine

Nice way to end a holiday weekend, short week ahead & vaca insight! #clinet #wine

Tags: clinet wine

Been looking forward to the new #almanacbeer Summer of Sour release.  Just great drinking sours.  Well done! #beer

Been looking forward to the new #almanacbeer Summer of Sour release. Just great drinking sours. Well done! #beer

Four Peaks Arizona Peach Ale hits the spot when the temp read 105F in the dark… (at La Grande Orange Grocery and Pizzeria)

Four Peaks Arizona Peach Ale hits the spot when the temp read 105F in the dark… (at La Grande Orange Grocery and Pizzeria)

Strong Technical Score (esp for Cab Franc) / Weak Artistic Score.   Modernist Expression with No Sense of Place #duemani #wine

Strong Technical Score (esp for Cab Franc) / Weak Artistic Score. Modernist Expression with No Sense of Place #duemani #wine

Tags: duemani wine

Something very cool how a good old wine can take you back to a good ol’ place.  A good meal on top doesn’t hurt either…. (at Babbo Ristorante & Enoteca)

Something very cool how a good old wine can take you back to a good ol’ place. A good meal on top doesn’t hurt either…. (at Babbo Ristorante & Enoteca)

You are bigger than I ever imagined old friend…. (at Times Square NYC)

You are bigger than I ever imagined old friend…. (at Times Square NYC)