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SB County clears path for wine tasting rooms to reopen

By   /  Tuesday, May 26th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Restaurants, South Coast, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

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Tri-county vintners decry rules for reopening wine tasting rooms

By   /  Friday, May 15th, 2020  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Restaurants, Small Business, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

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Tri-county vintners use virtual wine tasting to connect to customers

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Tri-county vintners use virtual wine tasting to connect to customers

Daniel Daou of Daou Vineyard & Winery in Paso Robles hosted his first virtual wine dinner from home recently, reaching 140 people in Arizona. They spent an hour and a half with him in their own homes as they enjoyed a meal packaged by a local restaurant and three Daou wines. “I have to tell Read More →

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Retail wine sales soar but wineries still suffer revenue slump

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2020  /  Latest news, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Retail wine sales soar but wineries still suffer revenue slump

Tri-county wine tasting rooms and restaurants likely won’t reopen to visitors soon, but consumers are still buying and drinking wine. The Nielsen Co. reported that wine sales at grocery and drug stores soared 27 percent in the week ending March 14 when compared to both the previous and the year-ago week. Wineries are getting higher Read More →

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Tri-county bars, restaurants and wineries feel pain of pandemic

By   /  Thursday, March 19th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, middle, Restaurants, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Tri-county bars, restaurants and wineries feel pain of pandemic

Bars and tap rooms empty on St. Patrick’s Day. Wine tasting on hiatus. Major viticulture industry events canceled or rescheduled. Restaurants cutting their occupancy by half and later switching to take-out only. The COVID-19 virus continues to upend life as usual and blast its way through the economy. Gov. Gavin Newsom issued guidelines on March Read More →

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New craft beer rooms bring life to lower State Street area

By   /  Friday, March 6th, 2020  /  Latest news, Restaurants, South Coast  /  Comments Off on New craft beer rooms bring life to lower State Street area

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Tri-county grape growers crushed as demand hits all-time low

By   /  Friday, February 21st, 2020  /  Central Coast, right, Small Business, South Coast, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Tri-county grape growers crushed as demand hits all-time low

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