Eric Levine considers the Cru Beaujolais. (Photo: Mónica Guzmán)

Drink geek: Four wines to please the geek palate

If you’re a geek, you probably like to think. Conventions annoy you. New things intrigue you. Puzzles beg to be solved. If you’re a geek, you might reward experimentation, loathe limits and have a soft spot for the uninhibited, the unexpected and the unexplored. So when a geek wants to close her laptop and open… Read More


Microsoft vet Marty Taucher cultivates new winery

Over the years, several members of the Seattle tech community have plowed some of their wealth into Washington’s burgeoning wine industry. Venture capitalist Tom Alberg is the owner of Novelty Hill winery in Woodinville, while former software executive John Bigelow is the chief winemaker at JM Cellars. Now, another software geek has caught the wine… Read More