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..)


ElectionsVote During the first day of Paso Robles Cab Collective Cabs of Distinction event I was happy with many wines from wineries I already knew or at least knew of. As I was strolling past one table I was immed(more..)


ElectionsVote Dinner at Opolo Vineyards after our first day learning and tasting at the Paso Robles Cab Collective Cabs of Distinction was a special treat booked for us by the public relations company marketing the(more..)


ElectionsVote The Paso Robles Cab Collective is a group of wineries that are focused on creating Bordeaux wines and blends in Paso Robles. This is the third year of the Cab Collective, this year called the Cabs of (more..)


ElectionsVote “Over 50 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus top-notch entertainment, silent & live auctions in a beautiful garden se(more..)