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August 2008 Vintage Eve: Meeting Local Winemakers

My husband Eddie and I spending a day wine tasting in Santa Clarita (SCV) is not news. But wine tasting at two different vineyards within ten minutes

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CHEF MICHAEL MINA AND DEL MAGUEY ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF DEL MAGUEY MINA GROUP BLEND, A SPECIAL CASK FINISH SINGLE VILLAGE ™ MEZCAL

CHEF MICHAEL MINA AND DEL MAGUEY ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF  DEL MAGUEY MINA GROUP BLEND, A SPECIAL CASK FINISH SINGLE VILLAGE ™ MEZCAL

From the heart of the maguey, and the soul of the village, Del Maguey Single Village™ Mezcal presents a new arrival to its Special Cask Finish Serie

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Making Your Own Creamer

Making Your Own Creamer

Pal Sonya Rowin shared this photo on Facebook, with three ingredients that would make up a healthier creamer than the store bought version.  Sounded

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Where and when did you first learn about wine…and get bitten? (Vintage Beacon Circa 9/09)

Answers from a Facebook roundup of pals: Roman   1994, working late at night, someone brought 1991 Silver Oak PR, NAPA - drank it from a plasti

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News From Former SCVer’s Judy and Joel Cox: Mystic Hills Vineyard is here!

News From Former SCVer's Judy and Joel Cox: Mystic Hills Vineyard is here!

Here is our BIG chance to spread the good news!  Our website is up and live!  We can finally share who we are with everyone and give you all a chanc

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BOTTLED AVIATION NEGRONI

BOTTLED AVIATION NEGRONI

2 3/4 oz Gin 2 1/4 oz Cinzano Sweet Vermouth 2 1/4 oz Campari 3/4 oz Water In a mixing glass, combine spirits & mixers. Stir. Bottle a

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From June of 2009: Perlis Picks His Mentors

Over the last 25 or so years of enjoying wine, I’ve had the great benefit of a few individuals who have served as my mentors in this area. Starti

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Wine 101: How to Describe Wine

Wine 101: How to Describe Wine

What’s with those crazy wine descriptors?  Wine 101ers are often bewildered by a wine that promises to offer “notes of freshly sliced apricots on

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HARVEST CELEBRATIONS ARE RIPE FOR THE PICKING IN PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY

HARVEST CELEBRATIONS ARE RIPE FOR THE PICKING IN PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY

140+ Wineries Are Set to Host Individual Events October 17 - 19, 2014 in Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Region of the Year Harvest in Paso Robles Wine Co

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Rocca Family Vineyards Named
 Napa Valley Organic Winery of The Year 
at the 2014 NY International Wine Competition

Rocca Family Vineyards Named
 Napa Valley Organic Winery of The Year 
at the 2014 NY International Wine Competition

Rocca Family Vineyards is proud to be named the Napa Valley Organic Winery of The Year at the prestigious 2014 New York International Wine Competition

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