Tag Archives: Making Fine Spirits

The Great (But Almost Airborne) Albuquerque Book Signing

On the way to Albuquerque, we had asked Agnes the GPS shrew to show us motels close to Victor’s Grape Arbor, where we had set up a book signing for my book Making Fine Spirits, with Michelle the owner, for … Continue reading

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My Fourth First Day of the Winemaker Magazine Conference

The first day of each Winemaker Magazine conference has fallen into a comfortable pattern. Grab a real breakfast about 6:30, because the pastries and fruit breakfast at the conference won’t keep me going until lunch. Hit the conference registration table … Continue reading

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Sierra Moonshine, The New Monitor, Missing Batteries, and Aluminum Boilers

Today saw me leaving my comfortable and well-fed digs high atop the Sierras, to perform my standard dog-and-pony show and Making Fine Spirits book-signing at Sierra Moonshine Brew Supply, in Grass Valley California. The long route took me through the … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out (Only With Beer Instead of Cheese)

When I drove into the parking lot and saw brewers setting up their gear outside, I knew that I was in the right place. Not only would I be doing my standard spiel and Making Fine Spirits book-signing at NorCal … Continue reading

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Of Hospitals, Being Late, and Laughing Hard

Day 2 of the 2013 second annual cross-country Zymurgy Bob book scramble, lecture series, and serial cluster-(bleep), and things aren’t looking much better. Starting the morning in the hospital, everyone was just sweeter than pie, although they acted a bit … Continue reading

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First Day of the 2013 Making Fine Spirits Book Tour

Well, the 2013 second annual cross-country Zymurgy Bob book scramble, lecture series, and serial cluster-(bleep) is underway, and its beginnings are seriously inauspicious. I spent the first night away from home at my daughter’s house in Hillsboro, Oregon, with my … Continue reading

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Date Set For Victor’s Grape Arbor Book Signing

On Saturday, May 25, I’ll be in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for our second annual Victor’s Grape Arbor lecture and book signing for my book Making Fine Spirits. Last year’s experience was so nice we just had to do it again, … Continue reading

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Date Set for Sierra Moonshine Book Signing

Saturday, May 11th, at 1:00 PM, I’ll be in Grass Valley CA, at Sierra Moonshine Homebrew Supplies, conducting a combination show-and-tell and book signing for Making Fine Spirits. I haven’t been in Grass Valley for many years, and Michael, the … Continue reading

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Making Fine Spirits at the Oregon Beer & Wine Fest

We’re back from the Oregon Beer & Wine Fest in Portland, where we sold both Making Fine Spirits and Poetry from the Desert Floor from our booth. Considering our sheer newness to the venue, it went very well indeed. Dealing … Continue reading

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Date Set for Home Fermenter Center Book Signing

On May 2nd, I’ll be doing a book signing for Making Fine Spirits at the Home Fermenter Center in Eugene Oregon at 1:00. I’ll be doing what’s becoming the standard dog-and-pony show for two or three hours, depending on the … Continue reading

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