Author Archives: Stan The Wine Man

About Stan The Wine Man

I am a blue collar wine guy who has been in the biz for over twenty years. I work at a store in a tourist destination stop. I work hard at finding the best wine for the money. I love the challenge of learning my customer's palate so I can find the best wine for them, whether it is Petrus or white zinfandel. Cheers!

BIT’S & BOBS

I am really looking forward to the Fall and upcoming holidays. It will be interesting to see what they bring in terms of business. The islands have become a haven for people, as they come in hordes to get away … Continue reading

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FRIDAY’S FIVE

In a week’s time, I taste a boatload of wine (seriously). A lot of my friends think I’m lucky. Well, they’re right and I wouldn’t give this job up for the world. The only thing that makes my job hard, … Continue reading

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BITS & BOBS

I’ve just finished shooting episode 500 for my YouTube channel. Mike Sharadin who owned a winery called Northwest Totem Cellars and now owns Mikes Cafe and Wine Bar in Friday Harbor is my guest on this episode. Mike and I … Continue reading

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BITS & BOBS

It’s always interesting to observe the drinking habits of different crowds that come through my department. Labor Day weekend is different from Memorial Day weekend, which is again, different from The Fourth of July. Memorial Day weekend was the Cabernet … Continue reading

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