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Ancient Peaks Always Makes it Fun!

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Great Wines & Great Times at Ancient Peaks! When I’m choosing which Central Coast wine club  I want to belong to (or any other great wine region), first and foremost I have to love the wines. Following in a very…

Discover the New Halter Ranch Vineyard

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Make Halter Ranch Vineyard a Destination in Paso Robles! Last week, in late April, I posted a story about my tour of Paso Robles with Laura Jeffry  who owns and operates 101 Wine Tours. Part of our day was spent…

Chef Jeffry’s at Barton’s Kitchen Window

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Touring Paso Robles with 101 Wine Tours, led by entrepreneur and certified sommelier Laura Jeffrey recently, was one helluva a fun-filled journey! During an excellent visit to Paso Robles Wine Country we visited so many great places in one day,…

Get Your Thrill at Margarita Ranch

Looking for Fun on Valentine’s Weekend?   Get your thrills while celebrating your love on a day of adventure and fun at Margarita Ranch in this sweet offer over the weekend from Margarita Adventures! I received this press release from…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Kathy’s Choice 01/12/2016 So many fine wines, so little time! El Lugar 2012 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley One of the hottest new brands on the Central Coast, this fine, highly-limited brand was created by winemaker Coby…

Ancient Peaks Cafe in Santa Margarita!

The New Ancient Peaks Cafe! The opening of the Ancient Peaks Cafe in Santa Margarita promises fine foods perfectly suited to pair with their fine wines!  Ancient Peaks invites you come discover their new cafe which specializes in local-ranch-to-table fare…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines August 19, 2015 Good deals in fine wines are in abundance today, and they’re all still available! It suddenly occurred to me this morning that on some date in August 1986, I had my first…

Rendarrio & Paydirt Fine Wines

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The fine wines of Rendarrio and Paydirt in Paso Robles This week in my From the Vine column in the Santa Maria Times (published today, August 9, 2015), I wrote about these two fine Paso Robles tasting rooms that share…

Vina Robles Amphitheatre Rocks!

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Dan and I finally attended our first concert at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, and we left quite impressed! Top acts, artists, renowned bands, there’s something for everyone thanks to Vina Robles When I heard that Tony Bennett…

Winemaker Austin Hope Celebrates the 4th of July

Celebrate the 4th of July in style with fine wines by Paso Robles winemaker Austin Hope! Nothing says summertime and sizzle like the annual 4th of July coming up next Saturday, I love celebrating the United States of America’s birthday!…