Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Jones Soda Stock Blows

Hurray for the Dow today! Up nearly 500 points!! 4.24%!!! Jones Soda; down .02! Over 4%!! The stock is down to 45 cents a share. In January, the stock sold for $1.79. CEO William Meissner, hired in April (the fourth CEO in three years) continues to do nothing as the company crumbles around him. Let this blog serve as a bully pulpit to sound a great hue and cry to ouster the incompetent William Meissner!!! Let's make it five in three years!!!!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Bastianich Adriatico Friulano (2009) Friuli-Venezia Giulia

An utterly (my new favorite word) delicious Italian white from Bastianich, a 70 acre Friulian winery founded in 1997 by superstar chef Lidia Bastianich and her newly thin; but still follically-challenged, performance pretence king, son Joe. Bastianich's Adriatico wines, a Friulano, Malvasia, and Ribolla, represent three indigenous varieties that they feel express the qualities of northern tip of the Adriatic. The wine is 100% Friulano, that is vinified and aged entirely in stainless. Luscious pear flavors. Bracing acidity. A grape I love, the wine pairs especially well with spicy, Asian foods.