| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It’s hard enough getting out of town for a jaunt to wine country, let alone finding the time to reserve winery visits and check any events you might be interested in.
If you don’t do some planning, though, you might be shut out from the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
California's Central Coast is best known for the quality of its wine, but that reputation has come with a little help from show biz. This month, two notable reunions will pay tribute to that connection.
One is set to takes place Aug. 16 at the Fess...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:37 PM
On Sept. 6, the Culver Hotel in Culver City will celebrate its 90th birthday. Designed by Curlett & Beelman, also responsible for Art Deco buildings including the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and downtown’s Eastern Columbia, the Culver was once an...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.
Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Top Central Coast wineries, 50 of them, were set to pour their wines for the ninth annual Central Coast Celebration for Michael Bonaccorsi at Wally’s in West Los Angeles on Sunday.
But there was bad news on Thursday: Due to a permit snafu, the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:33 PM
As part of Boca Chamber Festival Days - a series of events taking place at different locations throughout the month of August and facilitated by the Boca Chamber - "Wine Country Safari" will return to the Boca Raton Museum of Art at Mizner Park. The Aug....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Skip the peaches and cheese, farmers market guests can now sample wine at farmers markets all over California.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure into law Tuesday that allows farmers markets to conduct wine and cider tastings. The bill, AB2488, was...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:15 AM
The Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country is a little hotel that's getting bigger. The inn (which really does have a farmhouse) in Forestville, Calif., is adding nine luxury rooms and a spa to its six-acre site.
That may not sound like much of an...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Free agent professional baseball player Ryan Madson tossed his home in Temecula onto the market at $1.75 million.
The home, built in 2007, occupies nearly two acres in the heart of Temecula's wine country with a basketball half-court, a courtyard, a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Confused about the boundaries of Santa Rita Hills or Happy Canyon? Or wondering how the new AVA Ballard Canyon fits into the picture? Santa Barbara Vintners has something that will help.
The nonprofit winery association has just released six new 2014...