Food & Drink

Food & Drink

How to pick the perfect watermelon

Finding a ripe, juicy watermelon isn't something to be left up to chance. Dave Sands, produce manager of the Community Food Co-op in Bellingham, Wash., shows what you should look for when picking out a watermelon at the supermarket.

Wine & Beer

Another Paso Robles winery offers wine in cans

Porch Pounder, founded by friends Paul Quinn and James Schreiner in Templeton, is the second Paso Robles winery to offer wine in 12-ounce cans. One is chardonnay-based, and the other is pinot-based. The wines retail for around $5.99 and are available at about 30 shops and restaurants around the county.

Wine & Beer

Paso Robles named Best Wine Country Town by Sunset magazine

Sunset magazine named Paso Robles as the Best Wine Country Town in its 2016 Travel Awards. The Canyon Villa in Paso won Best Bed and Breakfast. Other SLO County businesses named finalists: Ancient Peaks Winery/Margarita Adventures; Justin Vineyards and Winery; Vina Robles Amphitheatre; and Bristols Cider House.

Business

SLO County wine industry honors 3 top leaders

Wolff Vineyards vintner Jean-Pierre Wolff has been named Wine Industry Person of the Year by the San Luis Obispo County wine industry. The group also named Steve Peck, red wine maker at J. Lohr Vineyards, as Winemaker of the Year, and Bob Thomas, area manager for Mesa Vineyard Management, as Winegrape Grower of the Year.

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How to pick the perfect watermelon

Finding a ripe, juicy watermelon isn't something to be left up to chance. Dave Sands, produce manager of the Community Food Co-op in Bellingham, Wash., shows what you should look for when picking out a watermelon at the supermarket.
The Bellingham Herald
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