Let Me Be Your Guide To A Luxurious Life: Wine Rocks & Chasing Grapes

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range of enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”  

Ernest Hemingway

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Hi, this is Simone FM Spinner, 

I am a celebrated wine, food, and travel writer, and influencer. 

I am a multi-credentialed wine professor,  certified sommelier,

wine judge, and educator. 

Today I am tasting…..

Wine Rocks & Chasing Grapes®

Musings

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Champagne vs Prosecco

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Wine, Worries, Work, Pandemic & Media

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Optimism in the Face of Global Crisis

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Global pandemics like Coronavirus COVID-19 set the entire globe reeling. With every news story reporting on the rapid-paced, exponential rates...

What’s Ahead For Denver in the Next Decade? (UC Denver News: 21 January 2020)

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A Dawning Day In Beijing China

A Dawning Day In Beijing China

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Repatriating for Autumn in Colorado

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