Breweries

Time for From the Vine

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From the Vine, my bi-weekly column in the Santa Maria Times and Lompoc Record, is all about Los Olivos, Ballard, and Solvang today. Here’s the free link to read my latest column in the Santa Maria Time and the Lompoc…

Firestone Walker Expands Paso Brewery

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Firestone Walker in Paso Robles Expanded! My latest column in the Santa Maria Times/Lompoc Record spotlights the popular Firestone Walker’s Paso Robles brewhouse, restaurant, and educational experience! I’ve loved Firestone Walker ever since my first sip of their DBA (Double…

SLO Brew’s New Digs on Higuera Street

SLO Brew Opens at Last!  The new SLO Brew opened Thursday, June 30th, to the public and I can tell you from my excellent experience there that the new venue is outstanding! Already one of our most popular brewpubs and…

Kathy’s Pick in Fine Wines

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Our Latest Recommendations in Fine Wines! If you know our taste in fine wines (and brews), and agree that most of our selections are very special drinks, you’ll want to find these wines we’ve been drinking lately! In no particular…

Mersea’s Revisited

Today I returned to Mersea’s on Harford Pier in Avila Beach–Delish! I had been craving a return to Mersea’s, where I have mostly had very tasty, reasonably-priced meals. Huge congrats to owner Chris Dorn, who’s parents founded Dorn’s Seafood in…

Firestone Walker Expansion Soon

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Here’s the latest news from Firestone Walker’s PR, Moonstone Communication FIRESTONE WALKER ANNOUNCES PLANNED BREWHOUSE EXPANSION IN PASO ROBLES Paso Robles, CA: Firestone Walker Brewing Company today announced the planned expansion of its brewhouse in Paso Robles, which will deepen…

Fig Mtn. Brewing Co. Grand Opening

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Looking for some fun this weekend? You’ll find it at the brand new Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Arroyo Grande! This weekend, July 10th through 12th, the new Fig Mtn. Brewpub will feature some great live musicians, 15 or more delightful…

Fig Mtn. Brew Opens to Ecstatic Crowd!

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Fig Mtn. Brew is finally open! Today, at Kennedy Center Fitness Arroyo Grande, I told my closest friends: Well I went to Figueroa Mountain Brewery Arroyo Grande on the opening night, and when they saw me coming they threw me…