Paso Robles

    Back In The News: 11 New AVA’s in Paso Robles

    Back In The News: 11 New AVA’s in Paso Robles I was once against the idea of splitting Paso Robles into 11 AVA’s but have since changed my mind. The one thing that changed my mind is that ‘Paso Robles’ still needs to appear on the label. The average wine consumer does not care about AVA’s, they pay more attenti ...

    7 readers - By Hoot n Annie

    Estancia 2011 Reserve Meritage, Paso Robles

    We cracked open this wine during a recent visit to Poco Piatti, our favorite tapas restaurant. We opened with a nice bottle of 2010 Stags Leap Artemis and as we settled in, we were ready for a nice accessible red wine to pair with our small plates. The Meritage is a flavorful blend of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot.

    7 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Restaurant Files: Gastro Bar in Stamford, CT

      Talk-A-Vino - - 7 readers - Stamford, the town where I live, is a vibrant, “alive”, modern city, with no shortage of the restaurants (according to the Trip Advisor, Stamford, a city of about 123,000 has 390 restaurants – I believe that accounts for McDonalds “restaurants” as well, but still). And nevertheless, when I think about new interesting restaurants or when I’m asked to recommend a restaurant in ...

      Weekly Wine News Around the Web

      Home - - 6 readers - The New Paso Robles AVA Jigsaw Puzzle: The Paso Robles wine region in California has gotten its wish – the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued a new American Viticultural Area (AVA) regulation that divides much of the area into 11 distinct districts, effective in November of this year.

      Peach and Ginger Cobbler and Tablas Creek Petit Manseng for #winePW

      ENOFYLZ Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Wine Pairing Weekend is a monthly collaborative event for wine/food bloggers started by David Crowley of Cooking Chat. It’s a great way to find food and wine pairings that work; along with tips on how to create your own food and wine pairing magic. The theme for this month’s Wine Pairing Weekend is ““Fall Fruits and Wine Pairings“, and it’s all about making dishes prepared wi ...

      The Versatility of Zinfandel

      Bob on Sonoma - - 6 readers - California Zinfandel is an interesting wine. Premium Zinfandel is grown in diverse areas like Mendocino County in the North Coast, Amador County in the Sierra Foothills, Lodi in the Central Valley, and Paso Robles on the Central Coast. Several appellations of Sonoma County are known for great Zins, such as Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Valley, Alexander Valley, and Rockpile.

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      Franc(k)enFest in Livermore, Friday, Oct 24, 6 – 9pm

      … or menthol. Truly there is nothing more food friendly or captivating than a well-made Cab Franc. Just recently, I judged the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Competition, and oddly enough, the wines my entire panel fell head over heels in love with were the three wines in the Cab Franc flight. We were captivated by their suppleness, elegance…

      1 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Heaven Squared Brownie Co. Lands on the Central Coast

      … FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PASO ROBLES, Calif., October 14, 2014 – Heaven Squared Brownie Co. is pleased to introduce to the Central Coast over 20 unique and artistic brownies. Varieties range from the traditional chocolate and nut varieties to the very eclectic, blending exotic spices like cardamom and ghost chili, garden herbs such as mint and rosemary…

      2 readers - By Hoot n Annie

      It’s a Wine Quiz!

      … to find out if your response is correct. And for more info, the number of the question is linked to the entire article written about the answer! Have fun! ~ Cindy 1. What varietals are grown in the Finger Lakes AVA? a. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot b. Riesling and Gewurtztraminer c. Sangiovese and Nero d’Avola d. Malvasia Bianca and Viognier 2…

      4 readers - By Cindy Rynning/ Grape Experiences

      Top Bargain Wines 2014 and Safeway Wine Sale

      … at the winery for $34. That’s half off at the Safeway! The Gruet sparkling wines are terrific, especially the Blanc De Noirs. You will find them in S.F. Bay Area selling on average for $16. The Charles & Charles Rosé is on the Wine Enthusiast Top Bargain Wines of 2014 and a steal at $7.55. I also like the Carol Shelton Rosé, selling for $9.44. I…

      2 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

      Paso Robles: Thomas Hill Organics and a New Chef

      … weekly wine and food pairings, cooking demonstrations and classes, chef’s table gatherings, winemaker dinners, wine club events, and private affairs. Since his appointment at Thomas Hill Organics, Chef Manning has already started to incorporate his own signature on the menu. In terms of style, his cuisine adapts to the seasons with a blend…

      1 readers - By Hoot n Annie

      Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: October 22-25, 2014

      … PM. Jim's 20th Wine Anniversary Party: 1. Terredora Fiano di Avellino – Italy. 2. Tres Picos Garnacha – Campo de Borja, Spain. 3. Tait Ball Buster – Australia. 4. Black Rock Petite Sirah – California. 5. Fin Amour – France. 6. Amor Fati Syrah – California. 7. Domain Tempier Bandol – South of France. 8. Lapostole Clos Apalta – Chile. 9. Alto Moncaya…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Estancia 2011 Reserve Meritage, Paso Robles

      … We cracked open this wine during a recent visit to Poco Piatti, our favorite tapas restaurant. We opened with a nice bottle of 2010 Stags Leap Artemis and as we settled in, we were ready for a nice accessible red wine to pair with our small plates. The Meritage is a flavorful blend of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot…

      7 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      A Summer Central Coast Wine Pictorial

      …. The gnarly head-trained vines there serve as my Facebook and Twitter cover photo(s). Here's what they look like in growing season: Down in Santa Barbara County, I finally made it out to Cambria Estate Winery. They make excellent estate grown Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. I picked up a few to enjoy at home. Cambria is definitely off the beaten path…

      3 readers - By Randy Smith/ The Wine Write

      A (make it) long weekend in Paso Robles

      …Paso Robles is one crackin place for an extended wine weekend. Oh my where to start. There are so many great wineries and restaurants in Paso Robles it could take decades of wine Adventure weekends to visit most. We have been lucky enough to be able to get a taste of many through events like the Paso Robles Wine Festival, The Paso Robles Rhone…

      3 readers - By WineWalkabout

      Fourth-annual Garagiste Festival returning to Paso Robles Nov. 6-9

      … at the Veterans Memorial Hall. This year a third Garagiste festival, “Urban Exposure,” debuted in Los Angeles on July 12 at Union Station. For the return of the flagship event in November, more than 70 artistan winemakers will pour their wines. Of those, more than 50 hail from the Paso Robles area, and 90 percent of those pouring do not have tasting rooms…

      2 readers - By Central Coast Wine Press

      11 New Wine Regions Added Within Paso Robles AVA

      … serving as a way to fine-tune location and potential character of wines. "Our AVA is an incredibly diverse region that has taken its rightful place on the world wine stage,” said Steve Lohr, chairman and CEO of J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, and former chairman of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. “These sub appellations will allow growers…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Wine of the Week; 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng

      … country travel, and wine and food pairings. Follow me on Twitter @martindredmond for all things wine, and since I’m a wino, with latent foodie tendencies, you’ll also find food and wine pairings, and food related stuff! Become a fan and join ENOFYLZ Wine Blog on Facebook. Cheers! This article is original to ENOFYLZ Wine Blog.com. Copyright 2014 ENOFYLZ Wine Blog. All rights reserved. The post Wine of the Week; 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng appeared first on ENOFYLZ Wine Blog. …

      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog
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