Secrets of the Changing Landscape of Tequila

David Ravandi, Founder 123 Tequila on The Wine Siren

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Secrets of the Changing Landscape of Tequila Tequila tells a story like the terroir of California wine. 123 Tequila by David Rivandi The nuances of a well made spirit can be quite profound and interesting. Improvements in the process and mavericks in the field are garnering a whole […]

Pinot Noir & Birds of Prey: Raptor Ridge Winery

Raptor Ridge Winery in Willamette Valley

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Pinot Noir& Birds of Prey: Raptor Ridge Winery Wine is a journey of the taste buds no matter where you travel or what crosses your lips. In this case, Pinot Noir. The simple act of opening a bottle, savoring the first aroma, the first taste, is a pleasure […]

The Fantasy Manifesto, Moving to Wine Country Part 3

The Wine Siren on her journey across an ocean

Facebook Instagram Linkedin Medium Twitter Youtube Rss The Fantasy Manifesto, Moving to Wine Country Part 3 As seen on Huffington Post Week 4 I stretch like a cat after a long nap in the sun. Sliding out of bed, I walk to the French doors, throw them open and walk out to to the lanai […]

Leaving Hawaii: End of the Unicorns & Rainbows

Kelly Mitchell, The Wine Siren on her transition from Hawaii

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Leaving Hawaii Anxiety. Week 1. It’s November. A stark transition from the sunny beaches of my now former island, Oahu.Leaving Hawaii felt necessary for a variety of reasons, but that’s another story…  We’re holed up in a motel in Petaluma. A motel that accepts pets. Specifically, one that […]

Scattered Sanity – From Hawaii to Wine Country

Kelly Mitchell on the first stages of leaving Hawaii after 36 years.

Every journey begins with the first step. In this case, the first trip, stumble, wipeout, and smear across the road. Perfect is not a word I aspire to, “perfecting” is one I embrace when it comes to life. I took my life of 36 years living on an island in the middle of the Pacific, […]