Monthly Archives: March 2019

A Cab and a Grenache

It was one of those days when it was raining and all I could think of was the old Charles Addams cartoon where Gomez and Morticia looked out the window and opined “what a wonderful day, makes you glad to … Continue reading

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Carmel Road North Crest Pinot Noir

A lot of things come in threes, and the wines that we receive four times a year from our wine club “A Taste of Monterey” also has three to the carton.  The third wine that I will discuss is from … Continue reading

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De Tierra Vineyards Five by Five

I have been writing about the wines that I receive from A Taste of Monterey for several years now and I have always just put a little blip about the winery and the wine.  I just never really felt comfortable … Continue reading

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Line Shack Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

I recently received my wine club delivery from A Taste of Monterey and we look forward to it four times a year.  The odds are that we will receive some wines that may not get out of California otherwise, and … Continue reading

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A Paprikash Dinner

You may have noticed that when we are in Las Vegas to see the family, we are always out and about going to restaurants.  I do think that is the norm, when one goes to Vegas, though most people don’t … Continue reading

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A Return to Capo’s

“Hey, what’s with the food around here? A kid comes up to me in a white jacket, gives me a Ritz cracker, and uh, chopped liver, he says, ‘Canapes’. I said, uh, ‘can of peas, my ass, that’s a Ritz … Continue reading

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Brunch at Tivoli Village

While we are in Vegas visiting the family, we may not see The Strip, or any shows, but we do know that we want to have brunch at Echo & Rig.  The allure of Vegas has paled after all of … Continue reading

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