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Teton Dam Marathon Review

On the 2nd of June, I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive to eastern Idaho for the Teton Dam Marathon. I did the 5K.

Did I mention I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive. Yeah, not the best idea for legs to be in PR shape. My leggies were stiff and at 1100 more feet of elevation then at home, it was a slow trot for sure. No PR attempt this trot, that's for sure.

I woke up at 4am (my normal wake up time is 8am - 10am depending on the day) so that early is  painful. I had everything all packed and ready the evening before- brekky, post-race clothes, snacks, and a full tank of gas for the long drive. All I had to do was make coffee and head out. I didn't even brush my teeth before I left. Coffee first.

The drive was nice and not a lot of traffic for a Saturday morning. I don't know the last time I have been to Rexburg, but it was easy to find the race start. I thought the race started at 8am, but that was the 10K. The 5K started at 8:30am and I got there to get my bib at …

The Best Summertime Pairings…According to Your Wine Personality

The Best Summertime Pairings…According to Your Wine Personality

Lifestyle / VineLife

It’s right smack dab in the middle of summertime and the livin’ is easy – well it will be, once the grill finally comes clean. Summer hangs around until September 22, 2015. Two more months!

From July 4th to family reunions, barbeques to weddings, take advantage of that extra hour by enjoying a glass of wine with the ones you love. A great bottle will make any occasion special, especially when paired with easy summer recipes.

Long, leisurely days spent outdoors with friends and family call for wine and recipe ideas that will please everyone’s palates – and their wine personalities. You may be asking yourself, “What’s my wine personality?” Take the fun Vinotype Quiz to find out.

With so many different kinds of wine to choose from, picking a wine to drink alone or with a meal can sometimes feel like an overwhelming task. We here at WineShop At Home believe in keeping things simple. Choosing a wine should be simple too. Finding a wine that’s right for you can not only be an enjoyable experience, but an educational one at that!

This fun and exciting tasting experience can show you how easy it is to discover the wines that are perfect for you or your guests’ own individual taste palates. With a simple quiz that assesses your sensitivities and tolerances, we can then determine your wine personality, or your Vinotype. There’s no studying involved, and there are no right or wrong answers. Sounds like a fun quiz, right? After your Vinotype is determined, we then give you a list of our wine recommendations, making selecting the perfect wine a cinch!

Once you’re armed with the knowledge your Vinotype gives you, you’re ready to venture forth into the now-streamlined and simplified world of wine.

Then read on for some of the best summertime pairings you’ll find this season!

2015_June_SweetVinotype
summertime pairings - sweet vinotype
2015_June_HyperSensitiveVinotype
summertime pairings - hypersensitive vinotype
2015_June_SensitiveVinotype
summertime pairings - sensitive vinotype
2015_June_TolerantVinotype
summertime pairings - tolerant vinotype

Wine is social. Share your results with your friends and invite them to discover their own Vinotypes as well! Tweet us your Vinotype @WineShopAtHome with hashtag #WINEISSOCIAL

Tell me below, did you take the VinoType quiz? What type did you get? 

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