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Earth Day Food & Wine Festival 2014

 I’m starting to realize that Earth Day Food and Wine Festival is the most important event that happens in the Paso Robles area. Sure, there are lots of great events in Paso and many of them have a cause but what better cause is there than taking care of the earth? I mean, an event that goes to helping dogs is fantastic but if the earth is dying does it really matter in the end? Read more…
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Paso Robles: New Location for Derby Wine Estates

Annie and I grabbed Sammy and decided to head over to the newly opened Derby Wine Estates location on Riverside Ave. close to downtown Paso Robles. There old location was a small little spot on HWY 46 East and now they are in the huge, and now restored, Farmer’s Alliance Building that is easily seen from HWY 101. Read more…

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L’Aventure in Paso Robles: A family affair

It’s nothing shocking but L’Aventure announced that Chloe Asseo will join the family business as the new Sales, Marketing and Communications Director. You can read more about the move here. Read more…

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Paso Robles CAB Collective

I received this press release (copy and pasted below) from marketing company, Parker Sanpei, this morning and was happy to see the inclusion of some small producers to attend the CAB Collective this year. The four chosen are Clos Solene, The Farm, Falcone, and L’Aventure. We are familiar with each of these except Falcone so hope to check them out at some point. The other three make fantastic wines. Read more…

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Paso Robles: Earth Day Food & Wine Festival and More

The start of spring in Paso Robles signifies, to me, the start of event season. It seems there is one thing after another from now until Harvest Festival in October. So let’s get started…here are some upcoming events: Read more…

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Paso Robles: Caliza Winery

Last week Carl Bowker, head wizard at Caliza Winery, invited Annie and I over to their Friday night Spring Member Appreciation Event. Although we are not members (we’ve chosen to only be members at 2 or 3 places at a time) he invited for some strange reason…maybe he likes us…who knows. Read more…

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Paso Robles: Trying Out New Locations

It can be difficult for a business to change locations when they have been established in one for a period of time. There are numerous issues they can face and many times, as I’m sure you know from experience, the new location was not for the better. Read more…

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Paso Robles Wine Tasting: Michael Gill Cellars

If you read Wednesday’s blog post you know that we got ourselves a babysitter last weekend and went out to a couple of wineries. One was Law Estate Wines and the other was Michael Gill Cellars. We chose these two spots because we had never been but also because they are located right near each other on Peachy Canyon Road on the west side of Paso Robles. Read more…

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Paso Robles Wine Tasting: Law Estate Wines

Our plan last weekend was to go taste at a couple of spots we had never been before. We decided to get a babysitter (our always awesome friend, Megan, I think Sammy likes her better than us anyways) and head over to Law Estate Wines. Read more…

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Paso Robles: Are There Cracks In The Foundation?

Big wineries versus small wineries. The west side versus the east side. Those who have been in the Paso Robles area forever versus the newcomers from Los Angeles. This vineyard versus that vineyard. Residents versus vineyards in regards to the water issue. Hell, even this winery versus that winery in regards to the water issue. On and on. Read more…

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