This is a great post from one of my favorite wine blogs, The Drunken Cyclist. I wish there was a version for wine tasting with dogs but hey, now I have a future post to develop.
Ah, the good old days, I remember them well. I was living in Marin County, CA (Sausalito, to be precise), and the trip up to Wine Country was just about an hour and a half north up the 101 (with no traffic, but there is always traffic in the Bay Area). I was teaching at the time, so my funds were limited, but my time was not. I would go up alone or with my girlfriend at the time (don’t mention this to my wife, or she will undoubtedly remind me that my then girlfriend was completely crazy).
On most such trips, we would drive up early, spend the day wine tasting, hitting a good half-dozen or so wineries over the course of the day. We would maybe pick up a bottle or six, and then head home around five…
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