ElectionsVote “We will be returning to the City of Angels with a our national Feast event and will continue to feature the best up-and-coming chefs in the Los Angeles area. Popular Pop-Ups will be joined by b(more..)


ElectionsVote I think the first time I met Lee Williams he was wearing a psychedelic tie died T-Shirt at a Sunset in the Vineyard charity event. He wowed me with the wine that paired with his shirt, a “Purple(more..)


ElectionsVote There is nothing like a wine event held in a new venue to rev my engines/salivary glands, and The Garagiste Festival Urban Exposure held inside the Wiltern theater, with the auditorium seats moved ove(more..)


ElectionsVote I did the Carmel-by-the-Sea Wine Walk three years ago. At that time I stayed in nearby Monterey. What a difference not driving makes! Free to finish a taste and not pour out everything, I still split (more..)


ElectionsVote Of course I've been to Carmel before. I may have even noticed the prevalence of Dutch doors (doors split in half so you can swing open at the top) and Bavarian themed buildings. But I needed to ask Ca(more..)


ElectionsVote Paso Robles’ Hope Family Wines has several wines in its cache: Liberty School, Cando, Troublemaker, Hope and Treana. This wouldn’t be the first time I’ve tried Treana, but it wo(more..)


ElectionsVote Love top ten lists but I have to admit that this one was daunting.  Do we even have ten restaurants in Santa Clarita Valley with noteworthy wine lists?  Yep, as soon as I added in wine bars (more..)


ElectionsVote Besides the SCV Wine Calendar for events, we also have compiled a list of local Happy Hours. Some of our hyperlinks go straight to the Happy Hour menus! (We have not visited all of these, so this is n(more..)


ElectionsVote The #LAWineWriters struck again en masse for a recent tasting and lesson, this time on the Lodi winemaking region: Camron King and Craig Ledbetter were on hand to tell us all about the wineries and v(more..)


ElectionsVote Kind of excited…the restaurant I grew up with, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has had a remodel…well…not exactly just a remodel. Met by Susan Halstead, the General Manager of our(more..)