Grapes Gone Wild : Paso Robles Zinfandel



It’s springtime in California, a time when the hills are green, the poppies are in bloom and the strawberries are heavy on the vine. But, if you’re a wine lover then you know that it’s time for the annual Zinfandel festival in Paso Robles.

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Paso Robles Wine Country


by D.W. Kreger

Remember the movie Sideways? In case you are one of the few wine fans that did not see it, it was a 2004 film staring Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, and Virginia Madsen. It won a slew of awards including an Oscar for best screenplay. The story is about a guy about to get married, played by Thomas Haden Church. For his bachelor party, he and his best friend (Paul Giamatti) go on a wine-tasting trip up the California central...

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Heart & Hands Wine Company


By Joyce & Jim Kowba

Tom Higgins and his wife Susan searched for many years to find just the right place to start their winery. They finally found it in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Limestone deposits were an integral part of the ideal location, as limestone helps the vines absorb nutrients and adds its “sense of place” to the Pinot Noirs and Rieslings.

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