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Siduri Surprise!

Before I even had a chance to tell you about the wonderful Siduri and Novy tasting at the Aria with Adam Lee, I was hit with a shocker.

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New Feature: Daily Drinkers

My search has taken me to several go-to favorites including Costco, Trader Joe’s, Fresh and Easy, and even – shock! – Whole Foods. (Motto: Why Pay Less?)

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What To Do with Leftover Wine

Oh stop the screaming. There are those of us who can’t suck down an entire bottle of wine in one night!

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Wine Heaven – An Evening in Bordeaux

Forty-eight Bordeaux Châteaux brought their newly-released 2011 vintage wines, and was I in heaven or what.

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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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Part Two – Wine + Me = Marriage Made in Heaven

“Oh!” said a friend of mine with whom I’d shared my decision, “you’re going to become a sommelier!” Well, maybe. It’s on the list. This is where my OCD kicks in. It’s what I call my “While I’m At It” plan.

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Paso Robles Wine Festival!

We were having such a good time – and The Wineaux Guy™ was a magnet with his huge hat – that the next thing we knew, we were being escorted out at the end of the event. What!? How did that happen!?

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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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Pretty in Pink – Rosé Wine Blind Tasting

After all, you can never taste too much wine. “Educational,” you know.

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Downtown Paso Robles Tasting Rooms

The difference is whether or not you use the spit bucket. If you’re tasting, you use the spit bucket. If you’re drinking, you don’t.

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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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Vegas Wineaux Wine Club Learnin’ Time!

However, Kimberly’s focus on “Pin the Tail on the Bottle”; that is, bring a bottle that’s out of the ordinary, really humbled us. I made lots of grand pronouncements about aroma, palate, and finish, and largely bombed out. Even on the wine that I brought! Oh well.

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