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By Liz Thach Do you enjoy sparkling wine? If so, consider scheduling a visit to Breathless Winery in Sonoma County, California.
TASTE News Service, August 5, 2020 – San Luis Obispo (SLO) Coast on California’s Central Coast has emerged as a driving force on the domestic Albariño front, a testament to how the region’s ultra-coastal growing conditions are perfectly suited to New World expressions of this classic grape variety.
TASTE News Service, August 4, 2020 – Milla Handley, founder of the acclaimed Handley Cellars, and a respected leader in the Anderson Valley wine community, died on July 25th.
TASTE News Service, July 28, 2020 — Bill and Cheryl Swanson, longtime supporters of Cal Poly, have donated $1 million to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science’s JUSTIN and J. LOHR Center for Wine and Viticulture.
By Liz Thach July 27, 2020 -- I have lived for 20 years now in Napa/Sonoma wine country and still have not been able to visit the more than 1000 wineries that are located in this world-famous wine region.
By Molly Lonborg Rosé is one of my favorite wines to make and to drink. The recent popularity of Rosé has changed how and when we drink rosé and has catapulted this category into a year-round favorite.
By Christopher Taranto At the center of the greater Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) is the El Pomar District. As is the story with much of California’s central coast, agriculture has everything to do with its namesake.
TASTE News Service, July 1, 2020 -- Americans are optimistic about what the future holds for them despite living in a global pandemic and grappling with worrisome financial, relationship, health and leadership concerns.
TASTE News Service, June 23, 2020 — California wine lovers have good reason to raise their glasses, as wineries have been given the green light by the state to reopen their tasting rooms to visitors in approved counties.
Taste News Service, June 9, 2020 – Much is heard about sustainability these days. It seems like everybody thinks it’s a good idea, but what does it really mean?
By Christopher Taranto The Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) was established in 1983 and at that time there were 556,765 total acres with a little over 5,000 under vine.
TASTE News Service, May 6, 2020  –  As Rombauer Vineyards marks its milestone 40-year Anniversary, the Rombauer family continues to support the communities who have assisted them over the years in building its celebrated portfolio of fine wines.
TASTE News Service, April 1, 2020 — Sam Sebastiani, the third-generation winemaker of the famous Sebastiani family, has announced the release of his 2019 “Eye of the Swan” Reserve Aleatico Rosé produced under his La Chertosa label.
TASTE News Service, April 1, 2020 — April is California Wines Down to Earth Month, an annual tribute to the California winemaking community's decades-long commitment to sustainable winegrowing.
American Viticultural Areas or AVAs define this country’s many grapegrowing regions.  The following article gives a good explanation of the Adelaida District, an AVA that is considered a sub-appellation of the Paso Robles wine region.
TASTE News Service, March 4, 2020 – Truckee River Winery has once again been recognized by the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. 
TASTE News Service, February 26, 2020 — Amador County wineries will once again open their cellar doors March 7-8, allowing guests to peek behind the scenes and “experience the art of winemaking” at Behind the Cellar Door 2020.
TASTE News Service, February 19, 2020 – Francis Ford Coppola, proprietor of Inglenook, has announced that a significant milestone has been reached in the expansion of Inglenook's cave network.
TASTE News Service, December 3, 2019 -- Randall Grahm, founder of Bonny Doon Vineyard, has received the American Wine Society Award of Merit at the organization’s national conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida.
TASTE News Service, November 26, 2019 -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History has awarded famed winemaker, mentor and preservationist Warren Winiarski of Napa, California, the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal.
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