Santa Lucia Highlands: Some Lovely Highlights

We’d like to tell you about one of our favorite appellations, Santa Lucia Highlands.  If the name “Santa Lucia Highlands” doesn’t automatically ring a bell, chances are the vineyards will. This AVA includes Doctor’s Vineyard, Garys’ Vineyard, Lone Oak Vineyard, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Pinot Noir Recommendations: Favorites from the 2017 World of Pinot Noir

If you’re looking for Pinot Noir recommendations, or winery suggestions for your next wine tasting trip, we spent a few days tasting wines from over 200 wineries earlier this month at the World of Pinot Noir and we’re eager to … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Carmel Beckons: The Relais & Châteaux GourmetFest

When was the last time you were in the quaint coastal village of Carmel?   Given its charm, you probably don’t need another reason to travel (or return) here but Lufthansa First Class has decided to give you one anyway with GourmetFest 2014, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Pinot Noir and Ocean Air: The 2013 World of Pinot Noir

Earlier this month, we enjoyed two days surrounded by sun, surf, great food, and an enormous amount of high quality Pinot Noirs.  That’s right, we were at the 2013 World of Pinot Noir in Shell Beach.  With about 200 wineries … –> please click here to continue reading –>