Vegas!

The Conservatory

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

Updates! Let’s Start with 2020. Part 1

Yes, I've been away for a while. That said, I published a couple of posts in 2020 and...

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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.

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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.

Wine in the Time of Quarantine[1]

What part of 2020 saw “the best of times… the age of wisdom,” or “a spring of hope?” 

Life Lessons from the Snake Rock

And now, I fully understand the importance of preserving culture and honoring the connection between an artifact and a people’s heritage.

A Weekend in Napa – A Phoenix Rises!

Michael invited me to join them at the winery for their 2016 vintage release party.

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Misc. Stuff!

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.

Is Las Vegas Losing Her NYE Mojo? We’re Number FIVE?!? WTF!

By the way, the least expensive place to spend NYE on a budget is Gilbert, AZ. I know. Me neither.

Vital Vegas – My Las Vegas Soulmate!

They seduce you with a teaser room charge and then back-door you with the "resort fee." And they won't even use KY.

A Vegas Wineaux Loss

Each one of us is having our "it's not fair!!" screaming moment.

Vegas Food & Wine Festival – (and my new iPhone!)

Vegas Food & Wine Festival was targeted for those folks who'd rather not spend the equivalent of a car payment for a day's foodie ticket.

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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.

Following Zach

Zach is my oldest son, and he was born a Wineaux. Erena, my daughter, likes wine, but is busy running after two children and doesn't yet have the luxury of enjoying a glass of really fine wine on a regular basis. My youngest son, Matt, likes beer. {{{sigh}}}

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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