Wine Aisle at a California Target
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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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Gallo Cafe Zinfandel
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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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My flight of Pinot Noir at the Rio
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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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Box Wine
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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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Wine Tasting at Home
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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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Bacchanal Buffet
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Bacchanal Buffet – Adventures in Whining

As an aside, when I go to the Seafood Buffet, I never eat anything that has walked on or grown out of the earth. Fins are my faves!

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Christmas, Father Time, Caesar’s Buffet, and Fubar

While I did not rant (you would have been soooo proud of me!), I did point out that this minuscule bottle of White Zin is not the same thing as a Rosé from the Loire, even if they are the same color.

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End of the world or what?
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End-of-the-World Wine – What Are You Drinking?

Well, now that the end of the world is nigh, I figured that I may as well find something that’s worth drinking while the Earth is exploding (or we’re being invaded by aliens, Zombies have attacked, the waters have flooded the desert, blah blah blah. Or whatever).

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Whole Foods Rose
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Whole Foods Rosé Wine from France. Cheap.

There’s nothing cheap at Whole Foods, right? In fact, Whole Foods’ wine prices (motto: “Why pay less?”) are notoriously higher than anywhere else.

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