Kathy’s Choice

Wine reviews by Kathy Marcks Hardesty

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Some Recent Favorites for Kathy’s Choice! Whether Dan and I are at home or traveling, we always seek out the best local wines. And when we can’t find anything by the glass or bottle at decent prices, we pick wines…

Tolosa Redux–A Very Good Thing!

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From the Vine features the Tolosa Redux Today! Our regular readers already know, this is the Sunday when Kathy Marcks Hardesty’s column, “From the Vine,” is published in the Santa Maria Times and the Lompoc Record (it appears every other…

Great Local Pinot Noirs Now!

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Looking for great local Pinot Noirs at affordable prices–we have them! We love going out to our local tasting rooms that focus on Pinot Noirs, where we always find great buys–so can you! The first shot is of Talley Vineyards killer…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Here are some of the fine wines we’ve been drinking, and we enthusiastically endorse them as Kathy’s Choice. We drink wine every night with dinner. To us, it’s as essential on the table as is a good loaf of bread.…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines for Central Coast Critic! We’re not ashamed to admit it, we have indulged in many choice wines over the holidays and wish we had more of them. That said, most of these wines are very…

Holiday Wines for Perfect Meals

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Celebrate the Holidays with These Great Wines! In my From the Vine wine column for the Santa Maria Times, the editors don’t want actual reviews on wine or restaurants, just their stories. I’m fine with that. But for this webpage…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines There’s no doubt about it, we love fine wine here at Central Coast Critic. In all honesty, we don’t drink any other liquor other than the occasional artisan draft. So here are some of the…

Kathy’s Choice in Wine

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Great Wine Finds During Our Travels Dan and I have had an incredible September thanks to trips to Las Vegas, San Francisco, and the Hawaiian Islands. To be sure, we shared a wealth of great wines during our travels, which…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Central Coast Critic’s Choice in Fine Wines Dan and I have been traveling a lot lately, and that’s why I always fall behind with my posts. But fear not my friends, I’m always thinking about you. I want you to…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines!

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This week I have some excellent fine wines you’ll want to find fast, before they sell out! Clos Solene 2014 Hommage Banc Paso Robles This delicious blend of 75% Roussanne and 25% Viognier is quite lovely, and typical of the…