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Wine drinkers open their wallets again for pricier bottles

By   /  Friday, March 20th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

Measured optimism about the region’s wine industry was a theme that ran through the Central Coast Insights wine symposium in Paso Robles on March 12.

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Malibu Coast vintners organize for wider recognition of wines

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off

Malibu is popularly associated with surf, sand, celebrities, movies — but usually not wine. Vintners in the recently recognized Malibu Coast American Viticultural Area, or AVA, are joining forces to do something about that. On Feb. 7, the first meeting of the Malibu Coast Vintners & Grape Growers Alliance was held at Cornell Winery in […]

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Paso wine country gets drought relief with early storms

By   /  Friday, January 16th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off

The 6.5 inches of rain that have fallen in the Paso Robles area so far have done much to leach out an accumulation of salts in the root zones that has stressed the vines and lowered wine grape yields.

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Santa Barbara’s historic El Paseo is new wine destination

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off

Doug Margerum (Courtesy image)

When Jamie Slone was looking to establish a tasting room in downtown Santa Barbara for his inaugural line of wines, he liked the cluster of three tasting spots at the city’s historic El Paseo complex and was looking to join them.

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Allan Hancock College rolls out a new winery on campus

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off

Alfredo Koch, of Allan Hanckock College’s viticulture and enology program. (Courtesy image)

This fall, students at the community college in Santa Maria moved to a new campus winery that has the look and scale of a commercial operation.

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O’Connor recalls barriers women attorneys faced

By   /  Friday, October 31st, 2014  /  Features, Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  Comments Off

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, recalled during an appearance at Cal State Channel Islands that in order to land her first job as an attorney after graduating high in her class at Stanford Law School, she offered to work for free and share […]

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Tiny bubbles to have big profile at Pismo wine festival

By   /  Friday, October 17th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off

Dave Hickey of Laetitia Vineyard. (Courtesy photo)

The first-annual Bubblyfest will be held amidst brimming interest in sparkling wine.

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