San Diego

San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ is a major city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California and is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. San Diego is the birthplace of California and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the U.S. Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. The population was estimated to be 1,322,553 as of 2012.
Posts about San Diego
    • Cheers to Nat’l #ZinDay W Nov 19!

      Just in time for Thanksgiving and other holiday feasts, it’s National Zinfandel Day on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. 2015. If you’re looking for a red wine to serve at your Thanksgiving or other holiday event, look no further than Zinfandel. It pairs well with turkey, ham, prime rib, and lamb, AND it can handle all those crazy sides that we tend to pile on our plates.

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  • Pork & Pinot - Perfect Night at 20/Twenty

    … style feast from 1:30 til 7pm. $48. ea. 12.99 for children under 12. Wine pairing $20. additional. Call for RSVP at 619-699-8222. Amaya at the Grand Del Mar presents a three course Thanksgiving dinner Thurs. Nov. 27 from 12:30 to 8pm. $85. pp. $125. with wine pairings. Reservations at 858-314-1996. A Fall Harvest wine tasting showcases San Diego…

    Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Updatein Pinot Noir- 3 readers -
  • Genoa Cellars 2011 Flying Colors, Red Mountain, $29

    … This two-man boutique winery in Woodinville, Wash., loves to play with Sangiovese from Red Mountain, and here’s one of three bottlings that include the noble Italy variety. (Devotees may remember the Syrah-influenced blend as Three Sheets, but a San Diego brewery producing a barley wine beat them to the name.) This leads with Sangiovese (45…

    Great Northwest Winein Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah- 2 readers -
  • Happy San Diego Beer Week!

    … Happy San Diego Beer Week! What San Diego beers will you be drinking this week? I’ll be representing at the Brewers Guild Festival tomorrow, say hi but don’t spill my beer! #SDBW Like this: Like Loading... Related Posted on November 7, 2014, in Events and tagged AleSmith, Alpine Beer, Ballast Point, Benchmark Brewing, Brewers…

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  • San Jose Stage: Watch Picasso paint

    …. “Six paintings in three days? Who do you think I am—Dali?” A Weekend with Pablo Picasso plays the San Jose Stage Theater Company November 12 through December 7, 2014. Dare to live a little. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 8,300 subscribers who read SI on tablets and smartphones on the Google Newsstand. Prefer video? Subscribe to Stark Insider TV on YouTube, the largest arts & entertainment and food/wine channel in San Francisco. …

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  • Dispatch From the Beer Blogger’s Conference 2014

    … All photos by Nora McGunnigle. This is the first of a series of articles that focus on three different beer events centering around three different populations in the craft beer world: the writers, the distributors, and the brewers. This article discusses the Beer Blogger’s Conference (BBC), held in August in San Diego. The Beer Bloggers…

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  • 10 Best Beer Town Winners

    … 10 best Beer Town Winners Chosen by readers of USA Today & 10 Best The beer lovers of America have spoken. Grand Rapids, Michigan, can now call itself the Best Beer Town, according to readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. Grand Rapids - a riverfront city just east of Lake Michigan - has over 10 breweries and their visitors bureau does…

    Kelly Fugina/ Sipped In California- 3 readers -
  • Wine highlights from last week in California

    … Thanks to everyone who came out to my Bele Casel tastings in California! And special thanks to Jill at DomaineLA in Los Angeles and Jayne and Jon at Jaynes in San Diego for hosting. Prosecco Colfòndo is always a great excuse to get together and reconnect. It was super fun to taste with you. Of course, I tasted a lot of wines while out…

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  • Learning about Wine from Grandma Lorraine.

    … I am Italian by ethnicity on my father’s side of the family. Grandma Lorraine is his mother, my Calabrese nonna. She’ll remind you she’s Calabrese too- anytime it’s convenient. Mostly when she’s being stubborn about something and she’s using her cultural heritage to remind you she won’t change her mind about something. “I’m Calabrese,” she says…

    Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geekin Pinot Noir- 5 readers -
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