Tag Archives: California wine

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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Kevin Boyer

There are some bottles of wine that you just can’t get. The world’s most coveted wines have years-long waits to even get on their mailing lists, and even then you may or may not be allocated the bottles you want…. [Read more...]

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Eric Lawrence Brown

California’s Central Coast often takes a back seat in vinous prestige to its more famous (read: expensive) brethren in the north, Napa and Sonoma counties.  Maybe it’s because we don’t grow enough Cabernet. I guess Pinot, Chardonnay and Syrah don’t… [Read more...]

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