tasting – what a catchy phrase. As a wine drinker, I like the convenience it
suggests. As a former winery owner I love the concept; no tents, no tables,
just roll right up, throw open the window and serve. The
idea of trying a wine on the go has alwa...
It was a cool Saturday morning as employees from
the Western Electric Company began boarding the SS Eastland, anchored in the Chicago River, for a company outing.
The day’s itinerary included a trip up the river for a refreshing escape to Michigan
- Vincennes UnivsersityBroadcasting
- Sangamon State UniversityCommunications
love wine and will take any chance to sip, savor and share it! Hence, Joy’s JOY
of Wine http://joysjoyofwine.blogspot.com,
a weekly blog about all things wine. I've been in the industry for 15
years as a winery owner, marketing director, speaker, writer, wine judge, and
100% vino girl!
I'm also a professional freelance magazine and book writer uncorking articles about wine, food, history, travel, cemetery history and culture. My interest in cemetery culture led to another great, or maybe I should say "grave" gig, my weekly blog: A Grave Interest http://agraveinterest.blogspot.com where I get to travel around the country and speak about cemetery topics for genealogy, history and education conferences.
I suppose you could say that wine is my passion, and cemeteries are my diversion ... into another world.
- A Grave InterestBlogger, 2011 - present
- Joy's JOY of WineBlogger, 2012 - present
- White Owl WineryOwner/Marketing Director, 1999 - 2011
- TV Producer/Director
- Radio Announcer