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Cheers to the 35th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival

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May 18, 2017 / By / , / Post a Comment
Join us on Saturday, May 20 for the 35th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival. Enjoy over 70 wineries showcasing their renowned wines in Paso Robles’ beautiful Downtown City Park during the Grand Tasting. In addition sipping on Paso Robles finest wine offerings, guests will also enjoy gourmet bites from 12 local eateries and sounds from […]

Once Upon A Wine Tasting: Napa Rose Takes New Flights

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April 21, 2017 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel holds a magical experience that looks and tastes like a vino wonderland. At a recent media tasting at Napa Rose Restaurant, sommeliers and culinary masters walked us (ahem, drank us) through a wine tasting that included masterfully paired wines and bites. The tasting was beautifully executed as we sat down to […]

28 Questions Later: James D’Arcy Bartender, Pelican Hill Resort

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November 12, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
James D’Arcy, Beverage Director and Head Bartender at the Pelican Hill Resort is just your average, sophisticated, charming Brit with a smile to melt an iceberg and blue eyes to hypnotize you; but while it might sound as if we have just written his Match.com profile (sorry ladies, he’s married), frankly considering the winos we […]

28 Questions Later: Kevin Felker, Bartender Water Grill

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November 6, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
We had a dream last night about Water Grill’s Beverage Director, Kevin Felker.  Yeah, we were at this dive bar dancing and double fisting smooth cocktails, bouncing our heads back n’ forth while the DJ was spinning Wicked Games on repeat. He was behind the bar and made the best drinks in the joint and […]

28 Questions Later: Michelle Nguyen, Mixologist SIDEDOOR

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August 4, 2016 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Measure, Mix, Shake, Stir, Pour. Try saying those magic words five times fast or just head on over to Sidedoor, adjacent to Five Crowns in Corona del Mar, to see Chief Bartender in Charge, Michelle Nguyen for a taste of her artisan cocktails. She’s a wizard behind the bar, crafting all sorts of magically delicious […]