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One Night, Seven Wines, and the Voice of an Angel

Each wine was somehow imbued with Jay’s character. He truly loves what he does, and it shows.

Soup, Wine, and Coffee – Pairings and Memories

One of my fondest childhood memories is waking up on an early weekend morning to the aroma of frying bacon, the sound of the toaster popping up crunchy slices, and the intoxicating scent of percolating coffee.

The Conservatory

The "landmark" hotel/casinos have changed over the decades, and The Bellagio represents the newer (but not new) generation.

Paso Robles Trip – Beach Day!

It was overcast and beautiful, and I'm sure that if I walked like that every day, I'd rediscover and reclaim my waistline.

Just a Quick Note!

One of my pet peeves as a wine person who writes is seeing statements about wine that are so wrong they make my eyes sweat.
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Spring in Paso – Visiting Friends, Old and New

When I visited Paso that first time, it was like meeting “The One,” you know what I mean?

HOCKEY!!!! No Wine This Time!

Philly fans have a less-than-stellar reputation in comparison to more sedate fans. Like in New York, for instance.

Rant Rant Rant Rant. My Opinion. And I Share It.

I will admit that some Napa Chards have exceeded the idea of balance in favor of the overdone ("What was that vintage? 2006 Louisville Slugger? Yum!")

Robert Parker, Wine, and Menopause

So why is it that the overwhelming majority of official wine tasters and critics are men? It's not because they're better at the sniffing or tasting. It's because they have better memories. And because they don’t go through menopause.

Old Vegas, the Trop, UnWine, and Me

I had learned about the wine event through Vegas4Locals, a company that keeps us locals up to date on events going on in town. I'm always looking for wine stuff, so this was a treat. At $25, the price was more than reasonable, especially for a Strip property. As soon as I strolled into the pool area, I knew I'd done the right thing. The venue was gorgeous.
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