• Alcohol + Firearms

    When I tell people my IG/blog is called Pinot+Pistols, a common response is, “That sounds safe [insert sarcasm here]”. I usually enjoy the two separately, but there are times when you’ll see images like the one pictured here, or you’ll see my concealed carry outfit of the day when I’m going to a wine event, or something of that nature. And I often get questions or comments about alcohol + firearms. As we all know, firearms and alcohol don’t always mix well. But don’t worry, I take my safety and the safety of others around me very seriously, and I am not in…

  • Kicking off the New Year with Pinot Noir Tetris

    I like to kick off the new year with organizing something. Actually, I like to kick off literally any day, week, or month with organizing something, as I am somewhat of an organization nerd. But on this New Years Day, I wanted to share a quick tip on organizing Pinot Noir bottles, which I shall call Pinot Noir Tetris from now on. Check out the video below, and be sure to subscribe to my new Youtube channel! Happy New Year, my friends! May 2020 be full of good times and great wine!

  • The 4 Rules of Wine Tasting

    Your first time wine tasting can be just as intimidating as your first time shooting. We have the four rules of gun safety to help guide us at the range, but there are no standard rules of wine tasting to easily guide wine newbies… until now! Here are my totally-made-up-but-still-amazingly-practical four rules of wine tasting for newbies, along with some little tips from me to you. 1. Ask Questions The folks working the tasting room are typically what I would refer to as Wine Nerds. Most of the time, they are extremely passionate and knowledgable about wine, and they will be…