Empire Trolley at Stone 18

Empire Trolley Delivers Taste Bud Overload

Monday, September 15th, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

This was the day I saw for the first time the pretzel necklace. What a brilliant idea, and from what I’ve been told, something that’s been in existence for quite some time. It’s so simple to execute. Grab some pretzels, loop them onto a string or ribbon, tie them around your neck and you’re good to go! Take a sip of beer, grab a pretzel. Sheer genius.

WINEormous with Babcock Wines

The Night of Pinot Noir

Monday, August 18th, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

Robb called it “elegant.” Brian said, “This one has it. Whatever it is… This is a wine to live for… and to buy.”

WINEormous tasting

Wine Tasting Amongst The Vineyards

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

Another dark red wine, this one also needs time in the glass to open up and show its pretty nose. There are soft flavors of cherry and the tannins are well integrated.

WINEormous at Jacksonville Farmers Market

The Jacksonville Adventure Continues

Friday, August 8th, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

Four of us joined him aboard his airboat and set off for about a 45 minute ride through the Intercoastal. It’s clear Drew knows these waterways intimately.

WINEormous Tasting

Tasting Time Again

Monday, August 4th, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

J Vineyards 2013 Vin Gris was next up and it garnered mixed reactions. Brian said “I like this. Astringent and bracing, like the beach in the morning when the waves come in.”

WINEormous at Restaurant Kopola

Georgia – Tbilisi and Beyond

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

It was incredibly peaceful until someone did something to enrage the monk, whether it was taking his photo or some other infraction, he let his displeasure be heard.

`WINEormous with Gondola Paradiso

A Quick Oxnard Getaway

Monday, July 21st, 2014 | Posted by Tom Plant

She served bacon wrapped dates, won tons and mini hot dogs, all perfectly paired with the beers. Guy Fieri was in a few years ago for an episode of Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and you can still see where he signed the wall.