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I Love Talking About My First Time

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Jocularity and minds-in-the-gutter snickering aside, I want to talk about my first time with specific types and varietals of wines and the impact that they made on my wine-loving experience.
Sobon Rose

Gold Country Rose! Yum!

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On the nose I detected a whiff of watermelon interspersed with strawberries and beach. Yeah, beach. Think northern California beach, early morning, breezy and cool. Just a whiff of *that.*
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Highway 46 West

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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!
End of the world or what?

End-of-the-World Wine - What Are You Drinking?

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Well, now that the end of the world is nigh, I figured that I may as well find something that's worth drinking while the Earth is exploding (or we're being invaded by aliens, Zombies have attacked, the waters have flooded the desert, blah blah blah. Or whatever).
Villicana 2012 Zin

Zinfandel, Paso Robles, and Everybody Else

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Paso Robles has the best Zinfandel. Period. Everybody else is fine, but for a full appreciation of this singularly American-style grape, Paso Robles has everyone beat. By a mile. (yes, yes, I know. Primitivo. I got it.)