We are Bob and John, two guys from New Jersey who have
become avid wine drinkers (aka winos). If you were to compare us to Siskel
and Ebert, Bob would be the skinny, dead guy and I would be the...well, the
not-so-skinny, not-so-dead guy. For a picture of winos Bob and John
in their early, formative years, click
Wally joined the foray shortly after the inception of WinoStuff.
Wally is some kind of financial brainoid with a definite bent toward fine
wines and techno-gadgetry. He is also a world-class
wino. Check out Wally in the early days, click
and John both work in the Electronics
industry, an industry which has become the training ground for many famous winos
around the world. If you doubt this fact, check the background of some of
the wine moguls of Napa Valley and you'll discover a Silicon Valley connection.
In fact, the former CEO of Hewlett Packard is now the head of Kendall Jackson. I, John, have been a self-proclaimed wino for many years. It is only
within the last 5 years that Bob has come to realize the many benefits of mass
This website is
our pathetic attempt to finance our respective wine habits by soliciting
advertising dollars from similarly afflicted individuals or corporations
that could benefit from exposure on a high class site such as this. If
nothing else, we can now deduct our wine expenditures as legitimate business
"legitimate" may be a stretch.
At least if we do get into financial trouble, Wino Wally can get us out.
a matter of principal, and to ensure at least the perception of objectivity,
most of the wines reviewed on these
pages were purchased by Bob, Wally, or John (or a trusted wino friend) at local retail
outlets or over the internet. (That explains the glaring absence of any
first-growth Bordeaux or California cult wines.) All that could change,
however, if someone was willing to actually give us some wine to
review. In any case, enjoy these pages, try the links, give us some
feedback and, above all, drink more wine.
Want to contact the winos?
(We reserve the right to publish anything that you may send us, thus humiliating
you in front of
millions thousands dozens of
people around the world.)