CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle   |   DATE: December 7th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Paso Robles Grape Escape Croad Inn: By Laura Ness Hankering for something a little different for your next Paso Robles escape? Focus on the westside, with a down under vibe. Visit Croad, not just a winery, but a beautiful vineyard, inn and tasting room. This is truly a Kiwi-inspired oasis with wines bearing Maori names:
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 18th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of one of the premiere wine labels from the Central Coast, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, named for Jerry Lohr, pioneer in planting vineyards in both Monterey and in Paso Robles. The Rhone tale begins in the late 1980s, when Lohr saw Paso Robles pioneer, Gary Eberle, having success with
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: November 7th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Eastside Paso Robles Oasis: Bianchi Winery By: Laura Ness You may have noticed that Paso Robles has gotten quite a lot of press lately for its 11 new sub-AVAs being approved after ten tough years of wrangling. During that time, the number of wineries has grown to over 300, which means that visiting Paso Robles
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: October 24th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
What wine would Frankenstein drink? Why, Franc, of course. In honor of the approaching holiday of ghastly ghouls and costumed fools, trick or treaters and marshmallow pumpkin eaters, the fun folks at Swirl in Livermore decided to concoct a special treat for local wine lovers. They’d like to invite you and your merry band of
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle   |   DATE: October 9th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Paso Robles: Where to Stay, Wine & Dine Downtown by: Laura Ness Wanna get away, park the car and wine and dine for a few days without once having to worry about where you left the keys? Come to Paso Robles, stay at the Inn, and put your keys someplace safe. Begin your itinerary by
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: September 2nd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Originally meant as a way to bring the public to the handful of wineries that existed in Livermore 33 years ago, the annual Livermore Harvest Wine Festival has undergone changes almost yearly. For 2014, it was reduced to a single day, and the buses were eliminated. This certainly reduced the giant hordes of people walking