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Cooking with a Michelin star

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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You may not be able to book a table at one of San Francisco’s famed eateries, but Carolyn and John Aver are making it possible for you to take cooking [...]

Monterey Wine Competition winners

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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We gotta look for some good news here. Let’s celebrate the good results for local wineries that entered the Monterey International Wine Competition, held March 14 in King City.  Alara [...]

Now, that’s Italian: Tasting at Guglielmo Winery

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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Everyone knows Guglielmo Winery, perhaps for its estate Zinfandel or Petite Sirah, the latter soon to be on local Trader Joe’s shelves.  Assistant winemaker Niklas (Nik) Zorn is not just [...]

Tasting travel at Lightpost

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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What could be better than a great Pinot Noir? How about four of them?  Hailing from as far away as San Luis Obispo and Russian River, and as near as [...]

Year-round passport

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley have decided to discontinue their Spring and Fall Passport program in favor of a year-round Wine Trail Pass, which allows visitors a lot more [...]

Bidding 2019 farewell

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.
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Sofia Fedotova, co-owner of Lightpost Winery in Morgan Hill, thought it would be great to commemorate their first year with a time capsule. And, of course, a party. “We had [...]
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