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Dinner party

Laura Ness

Laura Ness is an accomplished freelance writer offering travel tips and commentary on the California wine industry.

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Want to toast with local wines as you sit down to your holiday feasts? Begin with the 2017 Guglielmo Grignolino Rosé and the 2016 Lion Ranch Grenache Blanc, move to a 2015 Aver Family Carignane, 2015 Alara Tempranillo or 2015 Medeiros Sangiovese and finish with a Thérèse [...]

Lost girl

Bev Stenehjem

Bev Stenehjem is a wine columnist for South Valley Magazine and is the author of the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley, Arcadia Publishing. Bev also promotes the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley association on Facebook and Twitter. Reach her at [email protected]
Bev Stenehjem

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The winemaker dinner at La Niña Perdida Mexican Restaurant was a foodie’s heaven—an evening of magical food and wine pairings. Owner/Chef Miriam Vega served up five sublime courses while Vic and Mike Vanni, winemaker/owners of Solis Winery poured five of their brilliant [...]