Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for August, 2011

It’s been a while since a post since I’ve been happily scribing for T. Edward Wines.  This weekend I was supposed to be in Maine with Ellen & the Capron sisters, eating lobster rolls and oysters, and drinking Peepers Ale.  But atlas…U.S. Air cancelled all possible flights to Portland, and with the impending [hysteria?] and hurricane storm approaching, there wasn’t much hope for me to get there or home…And so, here I am…in the calm before the storm…anticipating a bike ride over the bridge, with a moment to sit and blog.

(more…)

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

A Benefit for Lydia Tillman

Lydia crushing grapes at Guimaro in Galicia

T. Edward Wines & David Bowler Wines are c0-sponsoring this benefit with Chamber Street Wines. 

Dear Friends of CSW,

On July 4th our friend and wine-colleague Lydia Tillman was the victim of a brutal attack that has left her hospitalized in critical condition.  Lydia had just relocated to Colorado, and had started a new job working for a wine distributor founded by a CSW Alum. She has been in the ICU for over 4 weeks, without the benefit of medical insurance.  Her apartment was burned in the attack, and she has lost all of her possessions.  The specifics of the story are horrific, and it is beyond words as to how this situation has affected Lydia and her family.  Our aim is to raise money with a benefit tasting so that we can help to make at least a small dent in her sure-to-be very costly medical expenses, and help her along the road to recovery.

(more…)

Read Full Post »