Vintages

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    The Last Sip: Heart of the California lifestyle

    Sunset editor-in-chief Katie Tamony believes that the Central Coast is poised to take center stage as the state's wine and food region.

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    Pairing food and wine

    Local culinary artists have long celebrated the variety and abundance yielded by the area’s oceans, ranches, farms and vineyards. A new event, Savor the Central Coast, will celebrate the region’s flavors and those who produce them. As the Spanish say: Que aproveche!

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    Discovering bounty in San Luis Obispo County

    It should come as no surprise that the initials for San Luis Obispo County translate to SLO. Slow is how visitors will want to approach the Central Coast, allowing enough time to savor the arresting landscape, meander through small towns and sample the bounty of the land, including an ever-increasing...

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    Home winemakers get serious about their hobby

    According to the wine industry, at least 1,000 people in San Luis Obispo County are operating wineries in their homes

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    Tastings: Award-winning reds

    Local merlots were among some of the best wines overall at the recent Central Coast Wine Competition in Paso Robles.

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    Chocolate Pate: A simple rich finish

    Zinfandel makes for an unusual ingredient in this decadent chocolate dessert. To top it off, it's deceptively simple to make.

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    Uncork a dining adventure

    Wine explorers of any level can make dining out an opportunity to expand their wine experiences. The more adventurous may leave wine choices to a server or sommelier. If properly trained, restaurant employees can help customers find a satisfactory match for almost any dish.

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    Wine tasting in paradise

    Take a tour with a local reporter as she explores wineries along scenic Peachy Canyon Road. Take a peak at Stacked Stone Cellars, Calcareous Vineyard and Minassian-Young Vineyards.

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    Wine Bars: A growing trendy crop

    Bar-goers are increasingly trading their dry martinis for a nice glass of pinot grigio as wine bars are cropping up faster than cabernet vines across the county. Compared to a traditional bar, they offer a greater variety of wines, along with a menu of perfectly paired light bites.

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    Zinfandel

    Zinfandel has been a key player in Paso Robles winemaking since the 19th century. Today, the area boasts some of the largest old zinfandel vineyards in California, some producing since before Prohibition.

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