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The New Peacock Cellars in AG!

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It’s Sunday and that means my Santa Maria Times and Lompoc Record column is out, with the spotlight on Peacock Cellars. It came about thanks to an invitation to join my friend Heidy Jackson Mangiardi and her friends to the…

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…

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…

New Bien Nacido Tasting Room is Open!

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Bien Nacido and Solomon Estate Wines My newspaper column, “From the Vine,” appears in the Santa Maria Times and the Lompoc Record every other Sunday. Although you can easily find and read it free on their webpage, I like to…

Kathy Choice in Wines Sept. 16

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Three dramatically different wines, each one awesome, made this week’s choice in fine wines purely a pleasure (as if that wasn’t always the case with my recommendations)! Bedford 2010 Grenache Santa Barbara County Dramatic and rich, this deeply layered Grenache…

Aaron Winery

The Fine Wines of Aaron and Aequorea in Paso Robles There are several new tasting rooms in a rapidly growing location in Paso Robles that is sure to be news for many wine lovers. Especially so for our wine country visitors who will make…

Anglim Winery

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Steve and Steffanie Anglim Share a Passion for Paso Robles Wine For those of you who don’t subscribe to the Santa Maria Times, here’s a link to my column From the Vine about Anglim Winery in Paso Robles. I had…

SummerWood offers a grand experience!

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Make SummerWood Winery & Inn’s gorgeous estate a  must stop on your itinerary! I’ve been to SummerWood Winery & Inn events many times over the past several years, and I’ve always walked away impressed by everything they offer the wine…

From the Vine on Los Alamos

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Living the good life in the quaint town of Los Alamos! If you haven’t been to Los Alamos, the sleepy little country town just 15 miles south of Santa Maria, you have been missing out! Let me tell you, this…

In high regard to Gary Eberle

“The grandfather of Paso Robles” is a title often used to describe Gary Eberle and it’s meant in the highest regard. But the founder and owner of Eberle Winery, who loves a good joke, is quick to retort that many…