Backyard Hobby Grows into Full Time Winery

When Ryan Pedvin went away to college at Sonoma State University to study pre-law and philosophy, his dad had jokingly suggested he learn how to grow a vineyard, too. His dad, who lives in Upland, California (about an hour east from LA), had about ¾ of an acre of unused land on his property. “I didn’t really take him all …

Certified Wine Judge Kristen Lindelow Gives CoolBot Two Thumbs Up

Kristen Lindelow has your dream job. She’s a wine judge. Yes, you read that right. She gets paid to travel around the world, taste wine and then rate it. But she wasn’t always such a lush (kidding!). Once upon a time, Kristen had a full time career as an operations manager for Underground Atlanta, Inc. before moving to Orlando where …