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New Wine Grape Varietal: Petite Pearl
7 years ago

New Wine Grape Varietal: Petite Pearl

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Imagine yourself surrounded by sprawling vineyards, basking in warm sunlight and savoring the natural beauty of your favorite wine region — perhaps Napa Valley, Bordeaux, or Rioja. OK, now take …
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Central Coast Favorite: Rancho Sisquoc Cabernet Sauvignon
7 years ago

Central Coast Favorite: Rancho Sisquoc Cabernet Sauvignon

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After a recent post highlighting one of my favorite “go-to wines,” McManis Petite Sirah, I began thinking about the other great under $20 go-to bottles I keep around the house …
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6 Great Sparkling Wines For Under $20
7 years ago

6 Great Sparkling Wines For Under $20

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In the spirit of the coming holidays, I propose a toast: Here’s to drinking some bubbly to help keep you bubbly despite the insanity of it all!

And so what …
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Calistoga AVA Gets OK From Feds
7 years ago

Calistoga AVA Gets OK From Feds

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Calistoga has finally been granted its own American Viticultural Area (AVA) appellation, after the federal government issued a long-awaited decision Thursday, ending a contentious years-long battle between vintners.Spearheading the effort …
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McManis Petite Sirah
7 years ago

McManis Petite Sirah

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When Ken from AlaWine.com posted a tweet asking for favorite go-to wines, I quickly responded with McManis Petite Sirah. Coming in at around $12 a bottle, it’s been a solid …
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Longoria 2006 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard
7 years ago

Longoria 2006 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard

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Longoria Wines has been turning out award-winning Santa Barbara County wines since 1982. Drawing on his experience with The Firestone Vineyard and honing his craft at Gainey, Rick Longoria’s understanding …
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