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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.…

Wine Wednesday

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Here’s to Wine Wednesday! Well, it’s Wednesday and many writers and bloggers make a great fuss over recommending wine on Wednesday. At Chez Hardesty, wine is celebrated every day at the dinner table. In my mind, wine is as necessary to…

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…

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…

Everybody loves Santa Maria Style BBQ!

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Presqu’ile Wines & Santa Maria Style BBQ–A Perfect Partnership! If you love Santa Maria style barbecue (and is there a Central Coast resident or visitor who doesn’t?), you’re going to want to hear about a great new event created by…

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…

The Rest of the Best Wines of 2015!

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A Salute to Wines Enjoyed in 2015! By Kathy Marcks Hardesty Many of these wines were so impressive, we returned to the tasting rooms and bought more. There’s no better compliment than going back for more! Of course, they all…

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 28, 2015 Chronic Cellars 2013 Suite Petite The Beckett Brothers, Josh and Jake, were raised in the heart of Paso Robles wine Country. That said, it’s pretty obvious which trade they would end up…

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…