Another measure (AB 2184) will allow celebrities to hold promotional events at liquor stores. Until now, strict rules have prevented a celebrity endorser or high-profile winemaker from showing up at a liquor store to sign bottles.
He is entrepreneurial and innovative, impulsive but calculating, a little brash but very businesslike, fully capable of saying outrageous things that sound innocent, nevertheless, because they escape his mouth wrapped in an insouciant smile.
By Lettie Teague, My favorite by far was a study published this summer in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs that found "moderate" wine consumption correlated with higher levels of contentment.
Traveling the world on other people's dimes visiting beautiful vineyards and tasting wine doesn't sound like a bad life. And it isn't, once you subtract near-endless hours of butt-numbing, cattle-class plane travel and Great Lakes quantities of bad wines that have to be imbibed before getting to the good stuff