Posts Tagged ‘Wine’

Modern Day Gold Rush

The Central Coast Wine Region has become a modern- day gold rush. People are jumping on the bandwagon, and in some cases, “can wagon.” Wine bars, Wineries and Breweries are popping up all over the California Central Coast.  Talking with owners and wine makers has revealed that this industry has become a long awaited second…

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Bello Forno Will Always Have a Pizza of My Heart

On a recent Keys 2 the Coast trip to Italy, I had the opportunity to explore Sicily, Venice, Florence and Portofino. While every moment was wonderful, every bite of food delicious and the scenery magnificent, it did not escape me that some of the magnificence of Italy is similar to what we have here on the California Central Coast. Specifically,…

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Pedal On With Big SLO Bike!

It’s fun to be on the same page with your friends and family.  It is even MORE fun to be on the same bike! Petal, party and experience San Luis Obispo. Big SLO Bike offers several, two and a half hour, guided bike tours through downtown.  You can customize your ride and stop where you…

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Distill My Beating Heart

Keys 2 the Coast set out for a daytrip to explore the best places to go in Buellton, California.  Buellton is one of the five distinct areas that make up the Santa Ynez Valley.  Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos and Los Alamos, are all a haven for great restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries.  With…

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Babcock Winery, Lompoc: Cheers to an Incredible Wine Tasting Adventure

Located off Highway 246 lies an inviting 110 acres of lush vineyard and beautiful countryside, enticing guests into the exciting Babcock Winery and Vineyards. Owned and run by partners Bryan Babcock and his wife, Lisa, the Babcock Winery and Vineyard offers their gusts a unique wine tasting experience, all in the comfort of an effortlessly…

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Explore the Caves at Cottonwood Canyon Winery

Located on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard and Winery is a beautiful sight to visit and wine taste some of Santa Barbara’s best wines. Nestled inside a 78-acre canyon filled with cottonwood trees, Cottonwood Canyon is a peaceful place to sit and enjoy a glass a wine, while looking out across this gorgeous property and the valley beyond.…

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Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Garden, Paso Robles – Combining Exceptional Art Alongside Superlative Wines in A Unique Fusion of Craftsmanship

Enter a world where wine and art collide at the Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Garden in Paso Robles, California. Family owned and run, the Frankel family have put their heart and soul into giving visitors a world-class experience, offering exclusive wine tastings alongside views of ornately made sculptures from local artists. This breathtaking combination of…

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Old Orcutt-The Perfect Place to Wine-About

Owner’s Kurt and Dawn make you feel like family at Vino et Amicis. Old Orcutt is a place to Wine-About. Step out of the hustle, bustle and busyness of life, to enjoy all that Old Orcutt has to offer.  Experience fine, award-winning wine from our world class wine region, or taste delicious food from one…

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Giddy Right On Up to Cowgirl Winery

Cowgirl Winery Tractor

  If you find yourself wanting to play bocce ball, while sipping a perfectly chilled glass of wine, then Cowgirl Winery in Carmel Valley, is your place. While Carmel-By-The-Sea gets blanketed in fog during summer, a few miles inland, Carmel Valley stays hot, but has plenty of options to cool you down. Whether you want to get chauffeured around on the…

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My Heart Sang in Harmony

harmony gazebo

Winding up Highway 1, also known as Pacific Coast Highway, and discovering interesting places with deep history and diversity is one of my favorite things to do.  It’s a natural wonderland. If you haven’t taken a drive up Highway 1 on the California Central Coast, you are in for a huge treat. The scenery is…

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