It’s been a while since my last update, and for good reason: I’ve been applying to MBA programs (an incredibly time-consuming endeavor in and of itself!) and preparing to move to Denver, Colorado, for reasons too numerous to list here. Suffice to say that the move will allow me to save up money for business school, will help my parents get back on their feet (my dad, who is in his late 50s, was unemployed for a year), and will give me a brief respite from the unavoidably expensive lifestyle I’ve been living since I left home 10 years ago (D.C. and San Francisco not being known for their low rents). Additionally, I do not appear to be violently allergic to Colorado. There’s something in the air/walls/trees in the D.C. area that makes me utterly miserable; I’ve been in Colorado for two weeks, and already I feel quite a bit better.
Of course, this being a wine blog, one of the first questions will be: What about the wine? Well, Colorado winemakers may be a fair bit behind their Virginia counterparts, but they have come a long way since I last left the state a decade ago, or so I hear. I hope to explore what they have to offer while also keeping up with the trends set by their California, Oregon and Washington counterparts. In the meantime, if you know any wine folks in the Denver/Boulder area I need to get to know, please alert me to them in the comments! This is a whole new world for me — and one I’m eager to explore.
I am open to any suggestions you have, and please feel free to point me toward Colorado wine blogs, wine bars, wine tweeters and anyone else you think I need to befriend! The more the merrier, eh?