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Wine in the Pines 2014 In Pine Mountain Village Center

Wine in the Pines 2014 In Pine Mountain Village Center

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 14th, for the annual Pine Mountain Club Wine in the Pines, in Pine Mountain Village Center. For four hours, from 12 noon to 4 pm, you’ll be able to taste exciting wines from throughout California’s wine- growing regions, with dozens of premiere wineries to choose from. If wine isn’t on your favorite list, Stella Artois and Wolf Creek microbrew will be…

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LEE’S WINE STORAGE CLOSURE - URGENT NOTICE!!!

LEE’S WINE STORAGE CLOSURE – URGENT NOTICE!!!

The message below was emailed to all “Lee’s Wine Storage” locker owners on 4/18.  I texted Lee this morning after I received the e-mail (sender prefers to remain anonymous) and the text shows as received, but I have not yet heard back from him. If I get anymore information I will share it immediately in the comment’s section.  I am only reprinting this to help get the word out for locker owners…

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Perlis Picked: Simply Wine Festival

Perlis Picked: Simply Wine Festival

Simply Wine Festival

http://simplywinefest.com/

What started as a dream fairly quickly turned into an amazing reality.

Jeanette Carranza, CFO and Martha Peretz, CEO of Great Festivals Inc

Jeanette Carranza, CFO and Martha Peretz, CEO of Great Festivals Inc

Martha Peretz and her team at Great Festivals Incorporated should be congratulating themselves for putting on a practically perfect extravaganza, the Simply Wine Festival, especially considering it was their…

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Part One Earth Day Weekend: Justin’s Farm to Fork Dinner

Part One Earth Day Weekend: Justin’s Farm to Fork Dinner

We spent last weekend celebrating Earth Day in Paso Robles, in case you missed all my hints in the Dear Wine Friend e-newsletter.  We started out with a lovely tour and overnight accommodations at the Creekside Bed and Breakfast formerly owned and operated by Per Cazo Cellars owners Dave and Lynne Teckman.  From there we drove over to Justin Vineyards and Wineryfor a vineyard tour before sitting…

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One Traveler’s Tale

One Traveler’s Tale

Lublin, Poland has been an important trading site since the early Middle Ages. Due to its economic prominence, the city has been attacked and sacked by Tatars, Ruthenes, Yotvingians, and Lithuanians. By the late 1200s, Lublin was under the rule of the Kingdom of Galicia-Volhyna and eventually by the 1400s absorbed into the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

Today, Lublin remains a thriving…

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Would you like to attend the CABS of Distinction Gala?

Would you like to attend the CABS of Distinction Gala?

On behalf of the Paso Robles CAB Collective, I would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the CABs of Distinction Gala, April 26, 2014 at River Oaks Hot Springs, Paso Robles, CA.

paso cab collectiveExplore the appellation’s most sought-after collection of Cabernet Sauvignon and red Bordeaux varietals, enjoy exclusive access to winemakers and savor the culinary creations of some of the region’s top chefs…

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Vintage Beacon: Santa Clarita Valley Liquor Laws

A few years back Ed and I were stopped right in front of Backwoods Inn by the SCV sheriffs in one of those mandatory drunk-driving checks. 

Vintage Beacon: Santa Clarita Valley Liquor Laws

A few years back Ed and I were stopped right in front of Backwoods Inn by the SCV sheriffs in one of those mandatory drunk-driving checks. 

Get a Taste of Sunland Vintage and Cielo Wineyards at the 3rd Annual California Jazz & Wine Festival (PROMO CODE 1413 and receive a 10% discount)

Thousand Oaks, Calif.— Wines and Jazz lovers from throughout the region will gather in Thousand Oaks on May 18th for the 3rd Annual California Jazz & Wine Fest, set for Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Conejo Creek Park North (1379 East Janss Road) in Thousand Oaks.

Get a Taste of Sunland Vintage and Cielo Wineyards at the 3rd Annual California Jazz & Wine Festival (PROMO CODE 1413 and receive a 10% discount)

Thousand Oaks, Calif.— Wines and Jazz lovers from throughout the region will gather in Thousand Oaks on May 18th for the 3rd Annual California Jazz & Wine Fest, set for Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Conejo Creek Park North (1379 East Janss Road) in Thousand Oaks.

Save the Date – 7th Annual So California Tasting & Auction

On Sunday, May 4 from 1pm to 4 p.m. the picturesque Rose Garden and Aratani Japanese Garden at Cal Poly Pomona will again serve as the beautiful setting for friends and alumni savor fabulous wines and enticing cuisine samples from some of Southern California’s most popular restaurants, while enjoying lively musical and auction entertainment.

Save the Date – 7th Annual So California Tasting & Auction

On Sunday, May 4 from 1pm to 4 p.m. the picturesque Rose Garden and Aratani Japanese Garden at Cal Poly Pomona will again serve as the beautiful setting for friends and alumni savor fabulous wines and enticing cuisine samples from some of Southern California’s most popular restaurants, while enjoying lively musical and auction entertainment.

Perlis Picks: 2014 Family Winemakers of California

Family Winemakers of California (FWC) is an organization dedicated to preserving the diversity of California wine and supporting family owned wineries.

Perlis Picks: 2014 Family Winemakers of California

Family Winemakers of California (FWC) is an organization dedicated to preserving the diversity of California wine and supporting family owned wineries.