Vintage Paso – the New Zin Fest Weekend

However, they finally relented and sold me a bottle of their library Syrah because apparently my crying, wailing, and gnashing of teeth was disturbing the other guests.

New Vista Beer Festival: A Wineaux in Beerland (Part 1)

Someone had said that they had really good food and were a "microbrewery" with "hand-crafted beers." Whatever that was.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part nine)

Our one year anniversary would have been on April 8, 2019.  Being married to you was the most wonderful seven months of my life. 

Oh Oh Opolo!

A couple of weeks ago I hosted the Tex & Fritz Wine Club and the Vegas Wineaux Wine Club for a special night...

New Malibu Coast AVA! In a Minute…

On July 18, 2014, the TTB (Tax and Trade Bureau) announced the approval of the newest California American Viticultural Area, the Malibu Coast AVA.

Nebbiolo, the New World, and Food

Nebbiolo has always been Italy’s wine. No matter what, it seemed as if the grape wanted to stay firmly attached to Piedmont’s hind teat and refuse to be weaned into the new world.

Part Three – Kissing Frogs, Finding Princes

When you're studying for such a career, "likes" and "dislikes" in wine become irrelevant.

Speed Blogging! Reviewing Whites

Fun from the Wine Bloggers Conference! Let's see how this works!

100% Cork Coalition Marches On!

I feel the environmental impact of the cork industry cannot be underestimated.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Surprises

The bar area is somewhat elevated from the restaurant section. There's a huge, six-panel television behind the bar. On it was a variety of sporting events - primarily football and baseball - along with that annoying Progressive Insurance woman.
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