7 Reasons You Need a Mr Picky Measuring Wine Glass

7 Reasons You Need a Mr Picky Measuring Wine Glass. Reason 1: Don't be a hungover loser like the woman in this picture.

Every time I tell someone I created a measuring wine glass, I hear the same thing: Why should I measure my wine? And I get it. We drink to relax and the last thing we want to think about is measuring wine. But if you…

Skinnygirl Wine Not Worth the Skinny Savings in Calories

Sexy skinny girl with glass of Champagne

By Mr. Picky Have you ever tried Skinnygirl wine? It sort of taste like wine but has a highly processed taste and not a hint of terroir or soul. I’m not sure how they reduce the calories but the result is a bland, anemic…

Spanish Wine: 2009 Marques de Montañana Viura a Steal at $4.99

Is it my imagination or are Trader Joe’s wines cheaper wines improving? In the recent past I would pick up a bottle of wine under $7 at TJs, take a sip, make a disgusted Picky face and promptly dump it down the drain. But…

Mr. Picky Has a Beef With Harris Ranch

By Mr. Picky The Vino Van, aka Odysseus, raced down the 5, drawn by the inevitable pull of Mother Santa Barbara. Tired of inhaling McDonalds fries and chomping on raw nuts, Mrs. Picky and I pulled into the parking lot of Harris Ranch for some real…

Port: Perfect Dessert for the Holidays

By Leah Etling Tis the season for all sorts of holiday delights, and port is among wine’s winter wonders. Serve in place of dessert with a plate of appropriate cheese, nuts and dark chocolate, or enjoy in place of hot chocolate on a rainy…

Cookbook from Brothers Restaurant at Mattei’s Tavern a Great Gift for Foodies

By: Leah Etling Looking for a great gift this holiday for a Santa Barbara County wine and food lover? Mr. Picky has just the gift for you. Brothers Cuisine cookbook, with recipes from Santa Barbara Wine Country and the kitchen of Brothers restaurant, might…