Talkin’ and thinkin’ about tasting

I think a lot of people feel the same way as Louise Saunders. She writes that, after pretending to like wine for 30 years, she finally realized that she really doesn’t. I have friends who don’t like wine, for various reasons. They’re not against it morally, but it doesn’t sit…

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Kokomo Winery Launches 2nd Vintage of Sonoma State Cellars

NEWS RELEASE Healdsburg, CA — 3) Over the past two years Kokomo Winery has worked closely with the Wine MBA students at Sonoma State to create a real-world project in the business of wine. On April 20 the students will celebrate another successful vintage at Release Party #2 on the…

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An Open Letter from a Woman Vintner

By Kat McDonald Art+Farm Wine Napa, California I am a vintner in Napa and I have a wine that has found an audience – primarily of women. We did not make this wine and name it with that intention. The wine is called, the girls in the vineyard.  The girls,…

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Lady Gouda Goes Around the World–to France

Experience "Joie de Cheese" as Lady Gouda (Jean Higgins of Di Raimondo’s Italian Market & Cheese Shop)begins her tour Around the World–in France. The first in a new series of Wine & Cheese seminars pairs 5 French cheeses with 5 Asuncion Ridge wines. Call for reservations. Fed By: Paso Robles…

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Tasting wine? Don’t try so hard

I wrote a post recently, “Aromatic whites, including Albarino, come of age,” which was sort of a general musing on the new popularity of these wines, a development I fully support because they can be lovely. Among the comments my post got was this one, which I’m reproducing in full…

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The Value of Vintage: Profiling Four Special Wines

Raymond Nasr, C.S. One of the key ideas they I learned when I was training to be a sommelier was the importance of vintage.  Indeed, when you order wine from a world class restaurant and the sommelier presents the wine at your table, the first words to leave his or…

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Central Coast Wine Classic

Join us for the 2013 Central Coast Wine Classic for the Reserve Wine Tasting featuring the most special wines of 50 California wineries, culinary samplings from fine Central Coast restaurants and live music. Visit www.centralcoastwineclassic.org for tickets & more info! Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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SLO Folks Presents: Peppino D’Agostino

This show kicks off our outdoor concert series with an acoustic guitar virtuoso, Peppino D’Agostino. Dinner will be available for purchase by Giuseppe’s Cucino Italiano. Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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Lazy Locals Concert: Martin Paris Trio

Martin Paris and his trio take the stage in front of our tasting room to put on this Father’s Day Celebration concert. Enjoy this free concert with a picnic and some Dam Fine Wine! Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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SLOFolks Presents: Anne McCue

SLO Folks presents Anne McCue with David Olney and Sergio Webb. Anne was voted Roots Music Association’s Folk Artist of the Year in 2008. Performing live with David and Sergio, promises to delight! Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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