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Daou Vineyards

Daou Vineyards is a west side winery located in Paso Robles. This winery boasts one of the best views in the area with beautifully landscaped grounds and quality wines. This is a perfect place to come as a couple to sit in the private… Continue Reading “Daou Vineyards”

Burn Day

We experienced our first “burn day” on the ranch. In our previous suburban life a burn day meant that you could use your fireplace, now it has a whole new meaning. After spending almost two months trimming trees, pruning the vineyard and olives trees… Continue Reading “Burn Day”

The Sea Chest, Cambria

Cambria is a quaint costal town located near the Pacific Ocean just off West Hwy 46. If you are coming from Hwy 101 at Paso Robles, the pleasant drive on Hwy 46 West will take by several wineries and produce farms. Cambria has an… Continue Reading “The Sea Chest, Cambria”

The Sea Chest, Cambria

Cambria is a quaint costal town located near the Pacific Ocean just off West Hwy 46. If you are coming from Hwy 101 at Paso Robles, the pleasant drive on Hwy 46 West will take by several wineries and produce farms. Cambria has an… Continue Reading “The Sea Chest, Cambria”

A Change of Season

It’s Spring. A cool breeze blows through the olive tree branches as I prune them. I stop and let the breeze brush across my face as I listen to the faint voices and laughter from a field crew working in the vineyard next door,… Continue Reading “A Change of Season”

Cass Winery ~ Our First Wine Club

  To join or not to join (wine clubs), that is the question when it comes to the hundreds of wineries located in the Paso Robles region. We’ve gone back and forth on this and in speaking with friends in the area, many have… Continue Reading “Cass Winery ~ Our First Wine Club”

Calcareous Vineyard

Calcareous Vineyards offers the unique distinction of sitting atop one of the highest limestone plateaus on Paso Robles’ westside extending panoramic views. Not only is this winery a fine location for tasting high-quality wines but to also enjoy a nice lunch + wine pairing along with… Continue Reading “Calcareous Vineyard”

Our First Wine Seminar Experience

Today, Thomas and I had the pleasure of attending our first wine seminar through an invitation from our friend and leisure travel consultant specializing in food and wine adventures, Lisa Baserga of AVA Wine Adventures, LLC. The seminar was presented by the Rhone Rangers, an organization dedicated… Continue Reading “Our First Wine Seminar Experience”

James Dean’s Memorial

    James Dean was a popular actor in the 1950’s who is remembered as a cultural icon for his Hollywood movie roles. He became a legend of sorts after his life came to a very untimely and tragic death at the early age of… Continue Reading “James Dean’s Memorial”

Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica  

On the recommendation of several people, we decided to try Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica located steps from the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa in downtown SLO. The restaurant is located in the historic Sinsheimer Bros. building built in the 1880’s and the establishment oozes with… Continue Reading “Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica  ”