Self Care: Part 1

First of all, I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and is having a great New Year’s Eve! This is the time of the year when many people resolve to be better next year. New year, new you, new resolution broken.  According to U.S. News, approximately 80%…

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Raising Your Business from Infancy

Nine months ago I was fortunate enough to become a dad. I've learned a lot in that time through taking care of and watching my son grow. It hasn't been much longer that Keith and I decided to start our entrepreneurial venture. I've noticed a lot of…

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Importing Wine, How Does it Feel?

I wanted to post an update overall from a personal perspective about some things I have been thinking about. Our first wine order is sitting in Oakland at the port, ready to be unloaded as I am typing this and it lead me to think about how we…

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Producer Profile: Bodega Nieto de Señora María

The winery of the grandchildren of Maria...that is what this lengthy, yet telling name translates too. The grandchildren (Jesus, Juan and the family) started this passion project a short time ago. Such a short time, that their first wine released in June of this last year.  Before…

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Who’s the Boss?

Contrary to the title of this post, this isn't a Tony Danza tribute article. This is merely some quick insights I've drawn in my short time being an entrepreneur with several hypothetical questions strewn throughout.What would it look like to treat every job you had as if…

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Which Rappers Give the Best Business Advice?

Keith and I both love listening to rap and hip-hop music. We always have. Maybe it was the fact that it was a sort of forbidden fruit growing up, maybe it's because you can't help but move to the beat, or maybe it's because of the savvy…

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The Blog…Plan?

You may have read that with a tiny inflection in your voice, which is how it was intended. I pictured myself as Ron Burgundy when I wrote it. I couldn't help myself. I think the word you are looking for is...ANYWAY  OK I promise, I'm done! So,…

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Spain Day #1: Garnacha de Gredos

Our first day in Spain was as amazing as you would expect, so I'm not exactly sure where to start. I think it best to start at the beginning... The Madrid was nothing short of HUGE (picture my best DJT voice). If this was an airport blog I would…

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Why Wine?

As a brand new entrepreneur, and someone without a vast wine background, I've been asked this question a lot recently. "Why wine?"A few years back I went over to a friend’s house to hangout. He opened a bottle of wine but before he poured it, he did…

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The Water to Wines Blog – Introduction

Good morning, afternoon, evening or night! Depending upon where you are in the world. I am Keith Spreckels Jr and I am pleased to welcome you to the Water to Wines Blog! Let's do a quick once over about what this is, who I am and what…

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