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Why I Drink Wine

I was at a place of business that had a full bar the other day, and I was intrigued by a sign on the wall that read: “Buy any drink, and receive a second shot for $2.” I couldn’t resist.

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Montaditos, Wine and People Watching in Downtown Las Vegas

The renaissance of downtown Las Vegas has been nothing short of remarkable, as the eastern side of the main drag, Fremont Street, continues to see new development replacing hooker-patronized no-tell motels and other long-shuttered businesses. At the heart of the

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What to Do When There’s No Sommelier to Help

I was reading the other day that one of America’s most accomplished sommeliers, Kevin Vogt, was getting out of the sommelier business. For close to two decades, Vogt curated the wine lists for celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse’s Las Vegas restaurants:

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A Wine-and-Food Adventure in Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe

Just two hours south of San Diego and 30 minutes from Ensenada, the Valle de Guadalupe provides a fabulous weekend escape for wine lovers. It’s not just the “wine country” that acts like a magnet. The state of Baja California

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