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2011 Dr. Heidemanns-Bergweiler Bernkasteler Badstube Riesling Auslese

I’ve been fortunate enough to taste a Riesling that was nearly 30 years old, and it was glorious. A deep, rich gold with flavors of honey and octane. Delicious.

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2004 Robert Young Estates Scion-Sonoma vs. Napa

Since my years of spring chickenhood are far behind me, I decided to cap the “aging” time frame at about ten years. Seems reasonable.

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Honoring Our Vets – BLT Burger Salutes

BLT Burger at the Mirage will be doing something awesome for service people this coming Veterans Day, Monday, November 11.

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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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Sometimes You Just Want a Glass of Wine

As I noted earlier, I didn’t need something from the I-Can’t-Believe-I-Spent-That-Much-For-A-Bottle-Of-Wine cooler. So the Hahn Pinot fit the bill perfectly.

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Pinirvana (That’s Pinot Nirvana)

The finish was exquisite, lengthy, and sensual, which gave me a “I’ll have what’s she’s having” moment which the men around me immediately noticed.

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Big Dog’s Food and Beer Pairing Tapping Party

If you come into this bar to cheer for the other team, you do so at your own peril.

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California Pizza Kitchen – Good Food, Good Wine, Good Cause

It’s a stick of butter disguised as a cake. It’s so good. So rich. I felt my thighs fluff and my arteries harden from just one bite.

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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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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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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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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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