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Eat Cupcakes with P.S. Cellars Wine

At P.S. Cellars, there is always an option to enhance your tasting experience by upgrading to a tasting flight of 5 wines paired with 5 gourmet bites. The pairings change often. This past weekend as part of the Wine 4 Paws fund raiser for the local Humane Society, the tasting room went with a birthday …

Eat this with Merlot

It has been many months since my last post (guess that’s my confession). I’ve still been eating great food and drinking plenty of wine, just took another break from blogging. I’m ready to jump back in after a wonderful evening exploring Merlot and food pairings. Most of my friends not only enjoy wine, they also …

Varietal Focus: Cabernet Franc

Wine Business Monthly, recently hosted the 4th WiVi Central Coast Wine Industry Conference and Tradeshow. Loaded with exhibits and seminars geared towards winery owners and winemakers, this is an educational event in Paso Robles and well attended each year. On the agenda, I found a seminar titled “Varietal Focus: Cabernet Franc” and as a cabernet …

A visit to Ancient Peaks

After a fun hike with our dogs at Santa Margarita Lake, my friend and I decided to stop in for a taste at the Ancient Peaks tasting room located in downtown Santa Margarita. I hadn’t been there in awhile and was wowed by the changes they have made. The tasting room has expanded and has …

Paso Robles Rhone Rangers Experience 2016

On Valentine’s Day, while several of my friends were off doing couples things, I was feeling Rhonely so I attended the Rhone Rangers event at Broken Earth Winery. I certainly wasn’t alone — there were 300 tasters and over 40 wineries. The Rhone Rangers Experience is an annual event, and this may have been the …