High time I paused for a while to consider the blues. Only just discovered this classic. It beats me how I can have spent all these 30 years interested in wine and the blues and still missed it:
So how did I find Sticks McGee sings Drinkin’ Wine Spo – Dee – O – Dee? Well, I’ve been dabblin’ in social media, man …
LinkedIn is the serious business one I’ve used for a while, but then I discovered Twitter and Open Wine Consortium both of which are regularly frequented by a bunch of serious – or not – wine bloggers. I’m really enjoying the 140-word discipline of Twitter (known by some as a form of micro-blogging, by others as a micro-forum). Today, I kept my own interest up and sparked off some of my – mainly American – Twitter followers’ interest (even on the day after Thanksgiving) with a tweet about an obscure red grape variety – Prunelard, whilst I was updating the three South-West France region wine travel guides from Paul Strang.
Anyway, back to the blues in question: I happened to look at a blog from dhonig – cartoonist and wine geek and there it was! Thank you. So, now I’ve posted it here (having logged onto YouTube and found out how to embed a video) and also on my newly busy Facebook page. Aren’t my social media skills coming on? I’m hoping this new form of networking will be useful for business – in the meantime, it’s quite fun!