“So keep on rocking me, baby… Keep on a rocking me, baby” crooned Steve Miller as I stood on the lawn of Chateau Ste. Michelle winery a few weeks ago, awkwardly gyrating my body, glass of Merlot in hand.
Josh Gana writes about wine for Seattle Pulp. He is the Managing Editor of WestToast.com, a blog featuring semi-pretentious enthusiasts of wine, beer and spirits of the West Coast.
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