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RestaurantsReviews

Marche Bacchus – Ideal Alternative to The Strip

My friend John Curtas of Eating Las Vegas fame told me in my early Vegas Wineaux blogging career, “don’t review a restaurant after only one visit.” Well, he’s a genuine restaurant critic with years of experience, and except for the occasional stellar or stinky incident, I have taken his advice to heart.

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Brew's Best Beer Festival
BeersReviews

New Vista Beer Festival: A Wineaux in Beerland (Part 3)

So the overall review of the beers is a positive one. The lagers were novice-friendly, the ales, porters, and stouts (what few there were) were complex and mouthfilling. The IPAs ranged from gently hoppy to “Dude, where’s my tongue?”

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BeersLas Vegas

New Vista Beer Festival: A Wineaux in Beerland (Part 2)

The finish was pleasantly bitter, hinting of Meyer lemon and coffee. Delicious. And did a fairly good job of slapping my palate around a bit.

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RestaurantsReviews

Embers in Summerlin – Brunch Notes

According to the reviews a là Groupon, this is an outstanding restaurant – “The Best Restaurant in Summerlin” it said.

Okay. I’ll bite.

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Big Dog's
BeersBlogLas Vegas

New Vista Beer Festival: A Wineaux in Beerland (Part 1)

Someone had said that they had really good food and were a “microbrewery” with “hand-crafted beers.” Whatever that was.

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AtascaderoWine Country

Atascadero Wine Trail

If they make it rich, then kudos. If they don’t, I can imagine that they would continue to make wine until the very end.

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Fresh n Easy Wine Aisle
Blog

Grocery Stores & Box Wines – Part 2

I will write more on box wines after the Vegas Wineaux Wine Club box wine tasting next month. (insert evil gleeful cackle here)

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Mezzo1
BlogRestaurantsReviews

An Evening at Mezzo

As one person told me, “I’ve always wanted to learn about wines, and thought this was a good place to start.” Indeed.

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BlogSan Luis ObispoWine Trails

San Luis Obispo Wine Trail

There are scads more “wine trails” in the Paso Robles/Central Coast area than I thought was humanly possible.
I must be nuts.

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Blog

Bobby Flay is Not a Wine Guy

Before I go into my rant – which newbies may see as shallow, opinionated, narrow-minded, and snobbish, and I’m good with that – I just want to make a couple of things perfectly clear.

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Avila Beach
Avila BeachBlogWine CountryWine Trails

Avila Beach Wine Trail

Okay, since driving wasn’t involved, it was actually wine drinking. Staggering home is not illegal. At least as far as I know.

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Las Vegas

Vegas Wineaux Guest Post – Wine and Dine in Las Vegas: The Top 5 Las Vegas Bars of 2013 for Wine Lovers

However, don’t be shy to venture away from the Strip and try some local wine bars and restaurants, as they can often be a pleasant surprise and much better for Vegas on a budget.

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