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Justin’s Winery of the Year honor beyond ‘wildest dreams’

By   /  Friday, January 15th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Justin’s Winery of the Year honor beyond ‘wildest dreams’

I asked Justin Baldwin what message he would deliver later this month at an awards dinner in New York honoring Justin Vineyards & Winery as Wine Enthusiast magazine’s American Winery of the Year. “Wow” was the first word that came to mind. He recalled that when he started the operation 35 years ago, it was Read More →

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Santa Barbara County wine industry worth $1.7 billion in 2013

By   /  Thursday, January 7th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara County wine industry worth $1.7 billion in 2013

The Santa Barbara County wine industry had around a $1.7 billion economic impact in 2013, according to a recent study commissioned by the Santa Barbara Vintners Association. Spending a weekend afternoon in downtown Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone or driving through the Santa Ynez foothills demonstrate the industry’s growth and wine’s popularity. Yet, St. Helena-based Stonehenge Read More →

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Uber Wine tough competition for tour operators

By   /  Friday, December 18th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture  /  1 Comment

Wine country tour operators in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties have a formidable new competitor. Since April, Uber has been offering Uber Wine, a ride-sharing service to wineries and tasting rooms in the two counties. Michael Amodeo, a spokesman for Uber, said the company has provided thousands of rides to customers looking for Read More →

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’Tis the season to stock up on tri-county wines

By   /  Friday, November 20th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Columns, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on ’Tis the season to stock up on tri-county wines

It’s the most wonderful time of year for wine sales. Wineries I contacted in the region reported that November and December and the last quarter of the year are typically their strongest sales months as consumers stock up for holiday gatherings and select gifts. Customers will often spend more on a bottle this time of Read More →

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Drought cost agriculture $2.7 billion, 10,000 jobs

By   /  Friday, October 30th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Drought cost agriculture $2.7 billion, 10,000 jobs

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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 →