Paso Robles, A Wine and Food Lovers’ Destination

I have been visiting Paso Robles wine country for over 10 years now. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and just 20 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, Paso Robles is the largest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in California covering 26,000 vineyard acres and housing 200+ wineries. There is an artisan food culture … Read more Paso Robles, A Wine and Food Lovers’ Destination

Napa Valley: Winegrowers Launch Official Bike Tour

If you like keeping fit and drinking wine, what could be better than touring one of California’s best known winegrowing region on your bike, with lunch included? The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association has developed a tour of 12 local wineries to bring in an extra 2,000 tourists, without any extra cars spoiling the tranquility … Read more Napa Valley: Winegrowers Launch Official Bike Tour

Brand Confusion – When is enough, enough?

I grew up on a small family owned vineyard that grew into a small family owned wine company and brand over 20 years or so. Our family sold the vineyard and winery to others who had the ability to grow it to the next level. By global standards, it was extremely small, producing only around 5000 cases a … Read more Brand Confusion – When is enough, enough?