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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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Iron Chef America and the Whoosh

Most people – including me – are pretty willing to suspend reality in order to be educated and entertained.

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Buying a Box of Pinot Noir in California!

You’d think that after trashing the Café Zinfandel like I did, the fact that I went out and bought a cube of boxed Pinot Noir would be the height of insanity. And you’d probably be right.

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Stampeded by Coots and a Bad “Wine”

It tasted like cherry soda that had passed by a wine barrel while picking up nuances of Skittles.

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The Best Fish Tacos Ever. Really!

I used an olive oil/canola blend that I purchased at Smart N Final instead of the original lard. “Health,” you know.

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I’m Not a “Stripper” – An Afternoon at The Wine Cellar

The official name of the Strip, by the way, is Las Vegas Blvd. And I’m not a “Stripper.” Get it?

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It’s Official! Water is Wet! And So is Box Wine!

We at Vegas Wineaux try very hard not to give the impression that we’re wine snobs. But when news breaks that it takes a little extra care to keep boxed wine fresh and drinkable, our noses immediately shoot up into snooty territory.

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The Best Pairing. Ever. Period.

At MirePoix Vegas, I’ve talked about everything from the annoying “Chairman” on Iron Chef America – one of my favorite programs, by the way – to recipes using frog fallopian tubes and bat nuts.

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From the Archives: Wine Tasting Pointers

If you want to serve a wine that may be a little pricey, don’t be afraid to get measured pourers! They are easily hand washable, but don’t do well in garbage disposals. Don’t ask.

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We Didn’t Die!! And Earth’s Still Here. Whew.

I’m just glad I didn’t take a vacation day off in order to assume a fetal position, drink something expensive, and await the final foretold cataclysm. What a waste that would have been!

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