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Purple Cowboy Red Blend 2012
Wine and a Movie Night

Purple Cowboy Red Blend 2012

Paso Robles, California
Ride ’em cowboy!! Dark and juicy, the finish on this one lingers nearly as long as those lumbering scenes in Brokeback Mountain — speaking of cowboys.

But maybe this Cowboy was more like the bastard Stark son in Game of Thrones, clad in leather, wielding a sword and reminding you that “winter is coming.”

The first few un-inhibiting glasses of Cowboy may have been the reason I finally succumbed to all the hoopla being made over this damn HBO fantasy drama (I’m hooked and only four episodes into the series AND trying to avoid too many spoilers, so shhhhh).

I’m glad I rode with the Purple Cowboy. By the end of the first episode my purple stained mouth formed a perfect circle in a gasp that nearly sucked in the fluffy tail of my nearby slumbering direwolf — I mean dog.

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Wine and a Movie Night

From Dusk Till Dawn // Estancia Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Paso Robles
$12, Splurge-y

This will be a fun new twist that brings together two of my favorite things, wines and movies. Just for kicks I will occasionally pair a wine with a movie. Your suggestions are welcome.

So, while trolling the rather limited Netflix streaming options I came across this cultish kitschy vampire movie that I had never gotten around to watching, From Dusk Till Dawn. I’m sure most of you have heard of it and most likely have already seen it. It’s a 1996 movie directed by Robert Rodriquez and penned by Quentin Tarantino, who also stars in it. This vampire schlock-fest stars George Clooney and Harvey Keitel as well as Salma Hayek, in a small role that is cup-runneth-over HUGE with impact.

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