Saturday, July 3, 2010

My Turn For a Wine Bloggers Conference Video

While I was up in Walla Walla at the Wine Bloggers Conference, I had the opportunity to shoot a video with Dan and Chas of Wine is Serious Business (@wineissrsbiz). Rewind to about eight or nine months ago, I saw a video of a guy opening a wine bottle with his shoe and a brick wall. At the time, little did I know that the guy trying to get the wine open was Chas. He did succeed, impressively, and I noticed he and his friend Dan had done a series of videos showcasing their love of wine. While their focus was Oregon, Riesling and Pinot Noir, their enthusiasm and passion for wine wasn't constrained at all.

Since I use Facebook to waste a lot of time, it's only natural that I "liked" their page and started watching more videos. We got to emailing back and forth, then Dan suggested I appear as a guest on their video blog. Both of the guys and I were going to be at the Wine Bloggers Conference and that seemed like the ideal place to meet up and talk wine.

We made it happen, and here is the result:

You'll laugh (we hope) and even more so, you'll be inspired to get out and try more wine. I can't say enough about how much fun I had tasting and talking about it. Please excuse the profanity, I get like that when I'm excited (and a bit buzzed) and wine is involved.

Here's a link to Dan and Chas' entire video suite on Viddler. Wine Is Serious Business..Indeed.

Beau Carufel


  1. Thanks for taking the time to do a show, and for sharing it!

  2. Thanks for having me on, it was a ton of fun.

  3. Great insight for those of us not in the blogging world, but still interested! I look forward to hosting you here at Vineyard 29 in the upcoming weeks when you make your way down to Napa.

    Warmest regards,

    Austin Gallion

  4. Thank you for watching Austin, I'm looking forward to visiting Vineyard 29 next week. Can't wait to try some wines I've heard great things about.

  5. Dear Beau,

    It was nice to meet you at WBC and hang out a little bit. Sorry we didn’t have an opportunity to talk more; all the video volunteer work took a lot of our time.

    You can find the video diaries we recorded online at YouTube’s Wine Bloggers Channel. Keep the videos coming. I hope Wine is Serious Business inspired you.

    Let me know if you have plans to be up this way and want to visit.

    Take care,
    Lisa Mattson
    The Journey of Jordan: a wine and food video blog

    Hope to see you in Charlottesville next summer. I look forward to staying in touch with you.

    Best regards,
    Lisa Mattson