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It's an end of one era, but the beginning of something just as great.
I took pictures of the beer booths, the food booths, Town Square, and The Strip as I drove home. Yeah, I'm lucky. I get it. Don't hate me because I'm Vegas.
This past Sunday I spent several hours touring and tasting at half the wineries in Nevada. Both of them.
The title alone told me that it was a story written for effect rather than for accuracy. The title, Winery expansion bill pits big counties against rurals couldn’t be further from the truth.
I really shouldn't call it a silly law because it was there for a reason. While there are several, it can be summed up in one quote: "It seemed like a good idea at the time."
My eyes rolled back into my head so many times that I had eye pain by the end of the hearing.
It isn't a world-changing wine, but it is one of the few California Sauv Blancs that I actually like. This is easily another Ernest Hemingway wine.
As noted, the incredibly archaic and stupid laws that are on the books guarantee that it's almost impossible to start a winery in this state.
While I've had coffee infused beer in the past, this particular stout will put hair on your chest. I'm grabbing tweezers.
Drinking this wine and imagining oysters made me think of a Hemingway quote from A Moveable Feast: As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture...