Monday, October 6, 2008

Paws and Pours at the Drive-In

We made it through another summer, and now we are rewarded with absolutely spectacular weather.  The days are sunny and warm, and the evenings are cooler and perfect for patios.  Or drive- ins!    So, this past Friday, we packed up the wine, and the dog and our comfy chairs and took Paws and Pours on the road. 

Here is what we saw on the way out.

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The best part of going to the drive-in instead of a theaters is bringing wine!  (Oh, and the dog.)  We packed a cooler with a bottle of white, and some sandwiches, for a little sustenance to get us through 2 movies.  Here is the first glass, just poured, sitting on the back of the SUV. 

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(Notice the glasses are are the acrylic ones from Crate and Barrel that I had picked up for our beach vacation.)  Turns out they work well for the drive-in as well, with the no-glass rule.

Chase had a great time to.  Not only does the drive-in mean not getting left at home, but he enjoys the attention from other movie goers.  I think he liked the big screen.

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I didn't get a photo of the wine bottle, as we were trying to be a little incognito with that and kept it in the cooler.  We enjoyed the Bonny Doon Pacific Rim Dry Riesling.  Riesling is the wine that got me "into" wine, if you know what I mean.   I rarely drink them anymore, but this dryer version went very well with our picnic food.  (aka sandwiches and chips)  It has that nice fruity aroma, but on the palate is not cloying. 

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We stayed for the second movie and a second glass of vino.  Cheers!

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3 comments:

  1. What a beautiful view! I love Chase's doggie smile.

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  2. We don't have any Drive-Ins here but we do usually sneak in some wine at the Theater! Shh...nothing wrong with that right? :)

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  3. Wine and the drive-in, how totally awesome!

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