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A Perfect Pairing – an Evening at the Bellagio

I was honest with Tarissa Tiberti, the Executive Director of the Gallery, when I told her that when I thought of Andy Warhol, I thought only of Campbell Soup, LSD, and really bad hair.

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Wineries of Highway 46 East

For example, the Brochelle tasting room, although not on the Union Road Wine Trail, is located next door to Hug Cellars, which is.

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The Pleasant Valley Wine Trail

Loosely meandering in the San Miguel area northeast of the intersection of Hwy 46 and Hwy 101, they represent some of the most incredibly scenic locations in the area.

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From the Archives: Visiting a Taste of Paso Robles

And since my “official photographer” and I snapped almost 200 pictures over the weekend, it took quite a while to go through everything and edit out the bad, the extraneous, the redundant, and the embarrassing, and put the remainder in galleries.

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Grocery Stores & Box Wines – Part 1

After all, cardboard and plastic aren’t as protective as a glass bottle in safeguarding wine. This is something that I’ve felt in my gut, but I’m glad to see that it’s been confirmed by the wine peeps at UCD. My head may never unswell.

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Creston Wine Trail

But that’s okay …they’re also on TripAdvisor and Yelp – among others – and are very highly rated! Can’t wait to try it!

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Back Roads Wineries Wine Trail

As I said in the first post introducing this series, many of the wineries will be on overlapping wine trails.

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Far Out Wineries Wine Trail

The landscapes are beautiful, the wineries outstanding, and my ability to get lost while trying to find them, legendary.

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Chopped Should Still be Lopped. But…

Okay, you got a chance to read my previous rant about Chopped. While I still have issues with it, it has embarrassingly become one of my guilty pleasures.

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Union Road Wine Trail

The numbers of wineries in Paso Robles have exploded so much in the past few years that it would take a month or two – or six – to visit them all. My liver and I aren’t quite that brave yet.

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Blast from the MPV Past: Chopped Should Be Lopped

Am I the only one in the world who feels that this program is, well, a little silly?

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Wine Trails of Paso Robles. The Project. And Beyond.

Unfortunately, not all of the wine trails are listed in one, easy-to-search place. Until now.

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