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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Winemaker
  • Some college but mostly passion driven on the job training
  • From Calvert County Maryland
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I am in the middle of chasing the grape harvest around the world to gain as much experience in the least amount of time while meeting amazing people on my way to becoming a great winemaker.

ABOUT ME

I am what you would consider a laid back guy that enjoys meeting new people and embarking on new adventures. In 2005 I took a trip to Napa California with the restaurant I was working at and fell in love with the whole winemaking lifestyle and have been hooked ever since. I packed my things and moved to Napa shortly after that trip and have been pushing towards becoming a great winemaker. Currently I am traveling the world and making wine in different regions to gain as much experience and friends as I can.

PHILOSOPHY

Simply put, Smile. Be true. Be happy. Be sarcastically humble. Laugh. Forget. Be noticed. Make an impact. Period.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I was just turned onto CS by a mate in NZ that suggested I check it out for my Europe trip. I think it is a brilliant idea and as soon as this whirl wind world tour ends (which I hope it doesn't), I will for sure be making my couch available to the CS community!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Currently am green and have not had a CS experience.

Interests

Love culture and people and the influence they make on life so naturally I love to travel. I enjoy all types of music and am always open to putting new music on my ipod. I love the lifestyle that winemaking affords. The people, the work, the art, the stories, and of course the wine! I would consider myself an amateur photographer that sees beauty in just about everything.

  • arts
  • culture
  • beauty
  • wine
  • shopping
  • traveling
  • music

Music, Movies, and Books

I have a huge man-crush on Jack White and any music he does. The guy is a genius. I am influenced by all types of music from country, and by country I'm talking Johnny, Willie, Waylon, Merle, etc, all the way to hip hop. I've seen more movies than I can remember and naturally will quote them from time to time.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Loved.

Teach, Learn, Share

Well I am a student of life and always have an open ear to learn something new. I could talk shop about wine and the different experiences I have had on my travels on the road to becoming a great artistic winemaker.

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