Exploring the World of Honey: A Journey Through Flavors and Cultures

Recently, while in Budapest and then in Cagliari, I really got back into tea, which in turn led me to start to explore honey.  You see, honey, in its splendid variety, offers a glimpse into the diverse landscapes and cultures of our world. From the floral fields of Europe to the diverse ecosystems of the … Read more

My Insights on Affordable Luxury Wine Tourism

In another recent interview featured on the SoloSuit Blog, I shared practical tips on how to indulge in luxurious wine experiences without overspending. As the CEO of wineTOURia, I believe that luxury doesn’t have to break the bank, especially in wine tourism. Starting small is the key. You don’t need to travel far to enjoy … Read more

The Age of Influence Online

In 2005 Martin Geddes asked me to outline how Nokia could use bloggers to help properly introduce their upcoming line of smartphones, dubbed the "N Series" to overcome the challenges faced by their USA Country Comms team and Global Comms worldwide. In the past they had tried to work with bloggers and never got past … Read more

The New Trade Show

I have to admit; I miss the days of VON vs. IT Expo vs. just about any other VoIP focused conference. I also miss DEMO, the three-day "what's new" show in tech. Shows like VON were more than "hot rod shows" the term coined by pal Chip Wilcox, the Chief Product Officer at Temasys.  Back … Read more

The Comunicano for Wednesday February 22 2017

    FEBRUARY 22 – ISSUE #28     UPS, like Amazon, is fascinated with what flying drones can do for their business. For normally silent UPS, their efforts with drones seem to be “taking off” in Florida the way Uber is testing driverless cars in Arizona. We lift off today with three items about … Read more

The Comunicano for Friday February 17 2017

  Last night I dined out using Feastly for the first time. It was the way to book seats at a “pop up” dinners across the USA. The dinner was the debut of former Herringbone LA chef Jason Witzl, who is in the process of opening up his own Cal-Ital place, Ellie’s, in DTLA. Not … Read more

Why Albarino When You Can Alvarinho

Today, Lettie Teague, the erstwhile wine reviewer and critic for the Wall Street Journal has taken a taste of the Spanish coastal wines made from the Albarino grape to task. Sadly her reviews are spot on, given the vintage and the state of the Spain's most exported white wine varietal. Lettie pretty much nails how dull … Read more