Tag Archives: California wine

Lot18

Recently we received a rather interesting question from a member: I’ve read that wine was first produced in the Middle East and throughout Persia. If this is true, why aren’t we all drinking wines from those places today? Great question… [Read more…]

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Lot18

Wine Tasting

We are asked all the time about the new wine brands that appear in Tasting Room shipments and on Lot18. Neptune’s Trident? The Stub? The Tender? Mythmaker? I’ve never heard of ANY of these wineries! Where are all these wines… [Read more…]

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Bonnie Graves

Wine  glasses and barrels

While our domestic wine industry has focused more on traditional French grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, our grape-growing options have expanded along with the American public’s appetite for new and “different” grapes. Enter the era of “Cal-Ital,” a term that some love and others loathe. [Read more…]

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Mindy Joyce

Eat Drink Travel

So many people tell me they want to make their own wine, and while there are a lot of wineries that will let you play with blending, there’s nothing like learning from some of the best. [Read more…]

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Eric Lawrence Brown

Going down Vineyard Drive in Paso Robles – one of the longer roads in the area – rounding its crazy curves, it’s normal to run into a gaggle of wild turkeys. Vineyard managers have to worry about wild pigs eating… [Read more…]

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