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Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles pampers guests

By   /  Friday, October 30th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles pampers guests

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Name change game-changer for Paso winery with NFL ties

By   /  Friday, October 16th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Name change game-changer for Paso winery with NFL ties

It’s a long way from the roaring crowds, frenetic pace and adrenaline rush of a Sunday afternoon in pro football to the quiet and deliberate routine of a Paso Robles vintner. Terry Hoage, an All-American at the University of Georgia, who played for 13 seasons as a safety in the NFL and was on the Read More →

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Early grape harvest in Tri-Counties results in lower yields

By   /  Friday, September 25th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Early grape harvest in Tri-Counties results in lower yields

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Vintner uncorks his best in second Santa Barbara venture

By   /  Friday, September 18th, 2015  /  Columns, Small Business, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Vintner uncorks his best in second Santa Barbara venture

  Synergy convinced David Potter to locate his second Santa Barbara wine venture at The Mill, a newly renovated 1904 building that has been converted into an artisan marketplace. Since 2007, Potter has owned Municipal Winemakers, whose no-frills tasting room in the city’s Funk Zone offers his everyday-priced wines. His new brand, named Potek after Read More →

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Winery design can create powerful link to customers

By   /  Friday, September 11th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Winery design can create powerful link to customers

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Niven family’s wines showcase potential of cool Edna Valley

By   /  Friday, August 21st, 2015  /  Columns, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Niven family’s wines showcase potential of cool Edna Valley

The temperature was just 77 degrees on a July afternoon when I visited Niven Family Wine Estates in Edna Valley, the coolest wine appellation in California, according to a Southern Oregon University study. The family’s 1,000-plus-acre Paragon Vineyard is just four and a half miles inland from Pismo Beach. The cooling ocean breezes make for Read More →

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Los Olivos AVA to expand wine profile of Santa Ynez Valley

By   /  Friday, July 17th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Los Olivos AVA to expand wine profile of Santa Ynez Valley

  It won’t be long before the region’s wine map will be shaded in with Santa Barbara County’s newest viticultural area, the Los Olivos District, nearly completing a profile of the Santa Ynez Valley as a diverse wine producer. Fred Brander, one of the county’s most senior viticulturists, began exploring the idea of an American Read More →

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