It all began spontaneously, when a friend inspired me to book a trip to the uncharted-by-me land of Washington and Oregon wine country. The early morning flight whisked me from the Midwest to Seattle, and a rental car served as my personal ferry to 11 wineries over three short days.
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Tagged Beer, brewery reviews, Northwestern U.S., Oregon wine, Travel, Washington wine, Wine, winery reviews |
Drinking in a big city has its benefits. You just need to know how to take advantage of the opportunity before you! For example, have you ever found yourself in one of these scenarios?
You are vacationing in a city, and have a free day but no clue what to do.
You are a resident of a city, but are bored with your typical activities and want to mix it up.
You like to go drinking in the city, but are tired of spending money on Uber or parking.
Fret no more!
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Tagged bar crawl, Beer, big city, buses, Megan Vogel, metro, public transit, subway, tasting, tram, trolley, Wine |
During the month of December 2015, my wine partners-in-crime and I consumed (nearly) 25 bottles of wine… one for each day leading up to, and including, Christmas. Like a good wine enthusiast, I chronicled the journey on
The Marketing Lush’s new Instagram account. Continue reading
“What’s your favorite wine?” is often heard across circles of wine lovers, and even asked in interviews in the wine industry.
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Tagged bubbly wine, cabernet sauvignon, Cava, Champagne, dessert wine, favorite wines, Ice Wine, malbec, Megan Vogel, Pinot Gris, Pinot Grisio, pinot noir, Port, Prosecco, red wine, Riesling, Sauternes, Sauvignon Blanc, Sherry, sparkling wine, the marketing lush, white wines, Wine |
For those of you that have read two of my recent articles,
The Marketing Lush: An Unknown History and The Ultimate “Moving to a New Country” To-Do List, this particular plot twist may come as a surprise.
Place de la Bourse at night – Bordeaux, France
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Tagged bad decisions make good stories, Bordeaux, France, language barrier, leaving France, MBA, Megan Vogel, the marketing lush, Wine |
Ever consider doing one or more of the following:
Learning a new language?
Moving to another country
Starting a new profession in a whole new industry?
Following your life’s passion?
I will be doing
ALL of these in 3 months! But first, some background.
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Tagged Bordeaux, follow your dreams, INSEEC Wine & Spirits Institute, Marketing, Marketing Lush, Megan Vogel, the marketing lush, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Travel, Travel, Wine, wine marketing |
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I’ve often been told that making wine is just farming and chemistry. As we creep up on Halloween, let’s explore the more terrifying aspects of wine creation…
from a mad scientist’s perspective!