What Your Martini Says About You


A friend sent me the following link to “Wine Enthusiast” Magazine with the comment that they were not sure they agreed with the story’s conclusions.  And I would agree that I’m not sure I agreed either. But it’s an interesting …

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The Most Interesting Man in the World???


I don’t usually drink beer…… He once caught the Loch Ness Monster…with a cane pole, but threw it back When I first heard the Dos Equis ad campaign with “The Most Interesting Man in the World” sometime around 2006 I …

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2nd Anniversary!


This month, December 24th to be exact, completes the second full year of exciting Martini making and mayhem.  Its been a great fun writing and I hope to continue through my third year. I want to take a moment and …

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The Gambling Cowboy, Temecula, CA


So you’ve trekked down to Temecula in Riverside County and had a wonderful day in the sun sampling a myriad of local wines at the multitude of wineries that line the valley and now you want to kick back someplace …

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How Dry Can You Go?


How Dry is Dry?  Can a Martini by “too” Dry?   It’s a subject that attracts a lot of humor, such as: “A perfect martini should be made by filling a glass with gin then waving it in the general direction …

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Friday Funny


A businessman enters a tavern, sits down at the bar, and orders a double martini. After he finishes the drink, he peeks inside his shirt pocket and then orders the bartender to prepare another double martini.  After he finishes that …

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Do All Hotel Bars Suck??

OK, maybe I should ask ‘do all business hotel’s bars suck?’ I’m sure there are divine resorts out there somewhere on a moonlit beach that serve awesome never-to-be-forgotten martinis.    And exquisite penthouse bars topping luxury hotels in the cosmopolitan …

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Friday Funny


I was watching my son act like James Bond in the garden earlier today. He wasn’t going round pretending to shoot people, he was sipping martinis and chatting up all the ladies that walked by. I’m so proud of him. …

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Martini Making Pet Peeves

Do you have a pet peeve regarding Martini Making?  I do, several. Having now carefully observed many bartenders making my Martinis and, on occasion, taking notes I have come up with a few pet peeves on bartender’s Martini making processes.  …

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Vodka Clown Show?

I’m not much of a Vodka drinker, and certainly never in Martinis.  None-the-less one cannot have helped but notice the recent trend in flavored Vodkas.  I’ve observed this with great amusement and occasional bewilderment.  I mean Bacon Vodka?  Really?  If …

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