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Kathy’s Choice For Central Coast Wines

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We’ve had some fine Central Coast wines lately, that made Kathy’s Choice. If there’s one thing we do often, besides drink fine Central Coast wines, it’s buy them. And when we love them, we stock up, we’re talking case purchases…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

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Fine Central Coast Wines–They’re Easy to Find–If You Live Here! That said, if you don’t find them early enough after they’re first released, you will miss out. That’s why we’re here to help you discover the best of them. And…

Central Coast Wine Country

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Central Coast Wine Country Is there anything better than a day spent in Central Coast wine country? Not in our book of great adventures! My goodness, there’s little better than a trip away from paradise to make you return home…

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…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines 3/9/2016

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Kathy’s Choice 3.9.16 You’ve seen these excellent wine brands here regularly, and they deserve the press for the consistently great wines they produce. Stephen Ross 2013 Pinot Noir Chorro Creek Vineyard Grown in SLO County, this delicious Pinot Noir is a…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines 2/23/16

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My choices this week include two outstanding Pinot Noirs and a great Grenache Baker and Brain 2012 Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Floodgate Vineyard The perfectly ripe fruit in this delightful wine just bowled us over. It was irresistible from…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines 2/17/16

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Kathy’s Choice in Fine Central Coast Wines I’m all over the board here, today, with my usual favorites of Pinot Noir, Rose, and Grenache. Being all locally grown and produced wines they won’t be hard to find, either at the…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Roses 2/11/16

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Our love for Rose lasts year round! This week I’m excited about Roses, and Dan and I have been drinking some mighty fine new releases lately. Remember, Rose isn’t just for the hot, steamy days of summer anymore. At Chez…

Stephan Bedford’s Mushroom Festival

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My From the Vine column in the Santa Maria Times on the Mushroom Festival! I provide some important information about Bedford Winery’s 10th Annual Mushroom Festival, where you’ll learn much more about fungi by joining the fun with winemaker Stephan…