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.
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, 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, 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.
TASTE News Service, October 8, 2019 -- Ficklin Vineyards, America's oldest Port winery established in 1946, recently received a request from the US Embassy in London for their award-winning Port to serve at upcoming Embassy dinners.
By Michael Eady The rustic Amador County foothills winery grounds of Terra D’Oro Winery was the setting for the Amador Vintners Association’s recent salute to the Barbera grape varietal.