Vino Bambino!

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 | Wine Blogs

OK, OK, it’s time to come clean. I really do have a reason for neglecting my wine blog. The truth is that I am pregnant, which kind of takes the fun out of wine blogging. I happen to be of the belief that a glass of wine with dinner is acceptable while pregnant, but only later in the pregnancy. I am just over 10 weeks along, so my personal choice is to abstain for now. Though I can still taste and spit if Drew has opened a bottle of something interesting. When I was pregnant with our second baby, he didn’t drink much else than Gallo Burgundy in the jug. He felt bad opening anything “good.” I certainly don’t expect him to do that this time around!

Of course I now face the dilemma of what to do with this blog. I am considering skewing the focus towards food for the time being (thanks to Richard for the suggestion). After all, I do still eat. Randy of Wine Biz Radio commented on Twitter that he would find wine tasting from the perspective of a pregnant woman interesting — would wines taste the same as they did before the pregnancy? I might be able to incorporate that as well. If Drew opens a bottle we’ve had before I can swirl and spit and then compare notes.

So I hope you’ll bear with me as I temporarily retool the blog! Thanks :-)

6 Comments to Vino Bambino!

Linda B
November 11, 2008

Congratulations Carol! How exciting :-D

dhonig
November 12, 2008

I like Randy’s idea. I know when my wife was pregnant she was hyper-sensitive to smells. Does pregnancy turn you into a super-taster (and what a crule trick that would be, eh?)? Inquiring minds want to know.

Vino Vangelist
November 12, 2008

I’m sure the food blogging will be just as good.

Ian
November 13, 2008

Congrats on the wee one to come.

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