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..)


ElectionsVote Soave is a white wine made from the Garganega grape – ever heard of it?  Greetings! It has been said that there is often more than meets the eye. This is certainly the case of Soave, home (more..)


ElectionsVote Not a flavored vodka kind of girl, but when I was sent a bottle of the Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka, after reading a rave review of the Ruby Red Grapefruit vodka, I was up for the challenge. I chilled my bo(more..)


ElectionsVote Santa Barbara County is our local world-class wine region.  The region boasts a perfect combination of climate, soils, geology and geography, allowing growers and vintners to produce excellent wi(more..)


ElectionsVote Ancient and indigenous varietals of Greece are experiencing a renaissance and are receiving accolades for their fine quality and depth of flavor. Meet visiting winemakers from the Northern region of G(more..)


ElectionsVote I miss the Frankie’s NY Italian Restaurant we had in the Bridgeport Marketplace that shuttered in July of 2013, and was vaguely aware that its sister restaurant (truth be told our restaurant&rsq(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..)