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The Russian River Valley

Pinot School - Siduri in the House!

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There was much spitting and dumping which broke my heart. Okay, so I did more dumping since I'm still uncertain about spitting in public. The dribble issue, you see.
This was the lineup of wines that I tasted.

2011 Calera Chardonnay - Mt. Harlan Vineyard

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While the visit to Caesar's was pretty horrific - in fact, I haven't returned - the one jewel was the glass of Calera Pinot Noir which was presented to me to make up for all of the Wine Fubars they had committed.
Vietnamese pho (Image: caitriana used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

Pho and Pinot Noir - My Opinion. As Always.

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This is the time of year when the words “hot soup” can cause a smiling physical reaction. Even in Las Vegas it’s very cold (25°F when I left for work this morning), and the vision of curling up with a blanket and a bowl of hot soup is oh so comforting.
Pinot-Noir-Glasses

Pinot Noir International!

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It had a distinctly candy-ish artificial taste on the palate and the finish was nonexistent. Thank goodness. I certainly didn't want to have that lingering in my mouth!