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Readin’, Writin’ & the World of Wine – A Tale in Three Parts

This isn’t a just-for-fun extension class where friends and I gather to learn about wine in a more-or-less social setting, but a real, read-100-pages-study-till-your-eyes-bleed-stress-over-midterms-and-finals college class.

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Quadrant
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Four Reasons Why Quadrant Rocks

You know when you taste a wine with someone and it’s so good that you lock eyes with the other person? Well, this is one of those wines.

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We’re Back and Open for Business

I wanted it to be pretty, detailed, and running. While I could be talking about my dream car, a 1959 Cadillac El Dorado Biarritz Convertible in gleaming red, in this case I’m talking about the Vegas Wineaux website, of course!

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Sobon Rose
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Gold Country Rose! Yum!

On the nose I detected a whiff of watermelon interspersed with strawberries and beach. Yeah, beach. Think northern California beach, early morning, breezy and cool. Just a whiff of *that.*

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Villa San-Juliette
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The Estates – VSJ – So You Think You Can Drink!

While I walked out of VSJ without joining the club, that was by the thinnest of margins and utilizing a willpower I didn’t know I had.

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Cutthroat Kitchen
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Cutthroat Kitchen – “Chopped” with Math

I didn’t think it was possible, but this show makes the great Alton Brown, a self-deprecating, incredibly gifted, and spontaneous, intelligent chef, look like a jerk. He’s become the Chuck Barris of the Foodie set.

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New Adventure & Podcasts

What I mean by “easy” is I can say more stuff than I can write. At least I can say more stuff that people may actually listen to than they will read. In theory, that is.

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2004 Villicana Cabernet Sauvignon
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Tale of the Hat and Old Wine

Alex gave me a look and said, “You lost him?!? With THAT hat?!?” And it’s been an ongoing inside chuckle ever since!

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Fruit that tastes like wine
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Honing Your Wine Chops with Summer Fruits

I’ve also discovered that dried pink grapefruit peel (recipe experiment) has the fragrance of “cat pee” which I find so appealing (no pun intended) in Sauv Blanc.

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Plaza on Pismo Beach
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I Interrupt this Heat Wave – for the Beach!

July, in my opinion, is the convection oven of the Las Vegas year. It’s not Chamber-of-Commerce-poster-child time here in Sin City.

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Bottles of DAOU
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The Estates – DAOU Vineyards & Winery

Inside of the building, there is a stunningly beautiful tasting bar made completely of Onyx and backlit underneath. Wow.

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What’s Happening in Post!

Well, after my trip to Paso Robles last month, I’m finding myself eyeballs-deep in post. And I’m the staff!

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