The Qupe-Verdad Tasting Room is Open!


It’s time, once again, for my From the Vine Column about the opening of the new Qupe-Verdad tasting room in the Santa Maria Times  Of course, all of my regular followers already know my bi-weekly From the Vine column also…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

Dry Creek SB

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…

Good Stewards lead in Sustainability


Although I originally wrote this story in late 2008, the SIP program continues to grow in membership with each new vintage CCVT is helping eco-friendly vineyards become certified At the end of 2008, the Central Coast Vineyard Team (CCVT) had…