I've revived my wine tasting and tour guiding business - Vino Ventures - to cover my Oregon wine wandering and writing.
I retired the wine tourism operation in Tasmania (vinoventures.net) and returned to the USA a few months ago. I've been visiting vineyards, attending food and wine festivals, and pitching magazines on feature stories about Oregon's premier vintages.
I also started a monthly wine tasting society, called Third Tuesday Twilight Tasting, held at West Cafe in Portland. It's a fun evening with new friends and great grapes. Naturally, I'm alternating between Australian, New Zealand and Oregonian wines, which are very similar in my opinion.
I also will be contributing to a wine blog called TravelsWithWine.com produced by ZephyrAdventures.com. They have imitated my one-day Vino Ventures concept into a multi-day, multi-sport, multi-vineyard tour and I can't wait to help them promote the new tours in Oregon Wine Country and in my beloved Sonoma Wine Region in CA.
Drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org for my Princess of Pinot tasting notes.
En vino veritas, Ms. DeeVine