June 1, 2011
Anyway you look at it, Monterey is a beautiful place. With a pristine coastline, a world-class golf course, and great wine I can see why some of the richest people in the country, if not the world, live here. While in town we saw a house for sale at $45-million.
May 19, 2011
Paso Robles, CA We were already riding high after a great Paso morning when we arrived at Peachy Canyon Winery in the Westside of town. As soon as we pulled into the vineyard driveway something changed, it was as if the pace of life slowed and the sky got just a little bluer.
May 14, 2011
Paso Robles, CA Turley Wine Cellars has been making some of the best, if not the absolute best, Zinfandel in California for decades. The wines which are known for fresh bright acidity and earthy-jamminess have inspired a cult following and a long waiting list. I know one “Zin-Head” who has been lucky enough to gain […]
May 13, 2011
Paso Robles, CA Great things keep happening on this trip. We’ve had a few minor setbacks, but we keep ending up at the right place at the right time. As luck would have it we were able to get a response from Justin of Saxum Wines. This award winning winemaker is an incredibly busy man, […]
May 13, 2011
San Louis Obispo, CA It was really hard to leave Santa Barbara County. We met so many great people and tasted so many fantastic wines, but if we had to leave, the only option would be to head to another great place. So it was onto the Edna Valley and Baileyana Wines.
May 11, 2011
Lompoc, CA Lompoc is one of those old industrial towns that looks like time forgot. Once upon a time it was billed as the next Cape Canaveral, but the ’86 Challenger disaster forced budget cutbacks that left the town without much of a direction until the late 90s. It was about that time that folks […]