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Great Grapes at Grape Expectations! Nevada Wine “Laws”

As noted, the incredibly archaic and stupid laws that are on the books guarantee that it’s almost impossible to start a winery in this state.

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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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Highway 46 West

This is one of the most expansive wine trails, but once you’re in “the neighborhood,” you don’t have to go far to get to the next one. In a word, Explore!

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From the Archives: Zin Festival – A Vegas Wineaux Interview

When we last went to the Zin Fest in 2010 (has it been that long?!?) we never expected to be interviewed by the local paper!

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Pacific Coast Wine Trail

The drive from Paso Robles on Hwy 46 West to Hwy 1 is a beautiful one in the Spring, and you just have to visit them. The trip is more than worth it, and depending upon your dedication to speed limits, may only take about 20 minutes.

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Wineries of Highway 46 East

For example, the Brochelle tasting room, although not on the Union Road Wine Trail, is located next door to Hug Cellars, which is.

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Wine Trails of Paso Robles. The Project. And Beyond.

Unfortunately, not all of the wine trails are listed in one, easy-to-search place. Until now.

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Great Grapes at Grape Expectations!

Having a “winery” in the truest sense of the word in Nevada is illegal if the county has more than 100,000 people. Just like a brothel. See the connection? Well – except for possibly the good-feeling part – that’s pretty much where the similarity ends.

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Zin Festival – A Vegas Wineaux Series!

It wasn’t just because of the wines – although that had a lot to do with it – but it was because of the Wild Game BBQ that Augie hosted. So it was our stomachs that made the decision for us.

What a shock, right?

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Wine Ratings and the Real World

Something you may not know is that wineries submit their wines for ratings. So what? That means that there are many wineries out there that do not submit, and therefore go “unrated” and unrecognized.

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Who Is the Vegas Wineaux?

Her wine epiphany came when she tasted a truly fine wine and realized that wine was more than just Mogen David or Boone’s Farm.

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