Blue Door Winery is known as an “urban” winery with locations in San Diego and Julian, California. The “urban” designation means that they buy grapes,…View More Sampling Fine Wines at Blue Door Winery
If you are looking for the best hamburgers on the Central Coast, savor the mouthwatering burgers at Sebastian’s, attached to Hearst Ranch Winery. Conveniently, the…View More Discover Sebastian’s and Hearst Ranch Winery in San Simeon, California
When someone starts getting serious about wine they tend to start drinking more expensive, usually drier wines; wines with more acid and tannin. They…View More Starter Wines
[Since this piece was written, Burgee Dave’s suffered a devastating fire. The good news is — they are rebuilding and the historic portion of…View More Discover Burgee Dave’s in Camptonville, California
Have you found yourself in a wine rut lately? I admit that I tend to land on something I enjoy and stick with it. For…View More Breaking Out of a Wine Rut
I’m a big fan of “Happy Hour,” and I am always on the hunt for great ones in Los Angeles (despite my dueling desire to…View More Have You Tried Mercado’s Happy Hour Yet?
There are now more than 300 wine tasting rooms in Paso Robles. Take that in for a second – 300 opportunities for wine tasting…View More The Hits And Misses of Wine Tasting In Paso Robles
Is Los Angeles on your bucket list? I have lived in Los Angeles since 1998. I’ve learned three things: 1) I’ll never be an expert…View More A Travel Guide to Venice and Marina Del Rey
I’ve flirted with Los Olivos for years, but other than a quick drive through town, I had never stayed to sample the wares. That…View More Looking for a New Wine Getaway? Try Los Olivos!
A couple of years ago I had drinks with a friend from out of town who told me that the next big thing in Los…View More Looking for Hot and Spicy Chicken in Los Angeles? Go to Gus’s!