"Children in tasting rooms"

Occupy Syrah

Syrah Shiraz

A few weeks ago, Bill Eyer, AKA @Cuvee_Corner tweeted about #occupysyrah. It sounded interesting, and as a big time Rhone wine lover, I was intrigued. I quickly got behind this wine movement. Think of me as the bar back in the movement.

As far as politics goes, that is a whole different thing, and we'll leave that for the evening news. This is about Syrah and simply has a catchy name. Marie Payton of #winechat had things lined up for Shiraz and Suzanne Barros from Wines of Austraila. It seemed simply synergistic to drink Shiraz/Syrah, and have some ...

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Should children be allowed in wine tasting rooms? They are not allowed to sit at any regular bar legally. They are not legally allowed in casinos. Those places say 21 years and older. A grocery store cannot even allow anyone under 21 years old to handle alcoholic beverages in the store. Yet it is legal for a child or infant to be in a tasting room.

I struggle with this question. I am a parent of a 2 year angel. Every now and again she reminds me that she is in fact 2 years old. My wife and I spent ...

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