Being “the Wine Guy” Part 1

I realized last night, while trying to come up with a post for today, that my blog passed its two year anniversary at some point earlier this month. This caused me to read a few of my earliest posts to see just how bad they were. I was surprised that they were not all that bad, but certainly edgier–I initially cursed quite a bit in those earlier posts (but I have since decided that if you need to use dicey language to be funny or witty, you are likely neither). So, I cleaned this early post up a bit and decided to reblog it today. Coincidentally, I originally posted it two years ago tomorrow. Be sure to let me know what you think.

the drunken cyclist

So for some time now I have been considered somewhat of ‘the wine guy’ among most of our friends and acquaintances.  Sure, there are a few of them that think they are wine guys[i], but at the risk of sounding conceited or competitive (these are two legitimate criticisms of my personality for those keeping score), they aren’t.  I’m not entirely sure I am either, but come on, I’m the only one writing a blog that I know of.

So what does it mean to be ‘the wine guy’?  If you are taking the time to read this blog, I imagine you are yourself ‘the wine guy’ or know someone who is.  Thus, you likely already know that when you are ‘the wine guy’ people call you all the time to ask about wine:

  1. Some examples:
    1. “I am in the wine store, what should I buy?”
    2. “I have this…

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About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Houston with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.
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2 Responses to Being “the Wine Guy” Part 1

  1. bmt8886 says:

    I’m sorry, Jeff, this is not terrain I am willing to cede. You are certainly a type of “wine guy.” But there are others, even if they don’t blog.

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