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.
TASTE News Service, May 15, 2019 — While some people visit California wineries for much-needed "grown-up" time in some of the world's most beautiful wine regions, many parents prefer to travel and taste with their little ones in tow.
TASTE News Service, April 15, 2019 -- With the Jewish holidays just around the corner (Passover starts April 19th), many people choose to serve wines that are kosher-certified. So, just how different is kosher wine from the non-kosher stuff?