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The Road to Hell…

That being said, I was going to go to at least four to five wineries/olive oil producers each day, take lots of pictures, and document everything carefully and thoroughly. Well, two out of three ain’t bad.

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The White and The Pink

It seemed like every American-made Viognier was a wannabe Chardonnay – kept in so much oak that the floral aroma that makes it so distinctive was lost in a sea of butter.

Until recently.

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First Paso Post!

The Wineaux Guy thankfully talked me off the precipice, insisting that 5:00 a.m. was not “late.” Ok. He had a point.

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What’s Coming Soon!

Of course, there are some wines that are made to be horrific on purpose, and I don’t mind slamming them. With enthusiasm.

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Drugstore Wine, Screwcap Corkscrew, Chinese Merlot

There were no smiles, just puzzled, furrowed brows. Except for mine, of course. I had a barely-contained evil grin.

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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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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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Atascadero Wine Trail

If they make it rich, then kudos. If they don’t, I can imagine that they would continue to make wine until the very end.

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San Luis Obispo Wine Trail

There are scads more “wine trails” in the Paso Robles/Central Coast area than I thought was humanly possible.
I must be nuts.

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Bobby Flay is Not a Wine Guy

Before I go into my rant – which newbies may see as shallow, opinionated, narrow-minded, and snobbish, and I’m good with that – I just want to make a couple of things perfectly clear.

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Avila Beach Wine Trail

Okay, since driving wasn’t involved, it was actually wine drinking. Staggering home is not illegal. At least as far as I know.

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Santa Maria Valley

You won’t regret it and you’ll taste wines that will make you take a step back (The Wineaux Guy™’s term for a really good wine that stuns you).

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