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Charting a Course through a Sea of Pinot Noir

Author on Mar 20, 2014 in Featured, SIP Certified, Spice Blog, Wine | 0 comments

It was a dark and stormy weekend for the 14th annual World of Pinot Noir but no one complained about the inclement weather. We all knew the...

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Beautiful Community & Delicious Fun in Big Sur

Author on Nov 15, 2013 in Featured, Spice Blog, Wine | 0 comments

I scanned the pastures of Hearst Castle—looking for zebra—while driving past on Highway 1 toward Big Sur: no luck but the incongruity...

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Foodie Fundraising: Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Author on Nov 6, 2013 in Featured, Spice Blog, Wine | 0 comments

The creative fire burns within many people who call Big Sur home whether they work with jade, wood, mushroom, or swine. The Big Sur Food...

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Some Pig: Live Vicariously

Author on Aug 19, 2013 in Featured, Meat and Fish, Wine | 0 comments

The wine and food pairings were designed to bring out nuance as opposed to highlighting the obvious. Instead of matching the...

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Some Pig: Home-grown Swine Pairs Well with Local Wines

Author on Aug 9, 2013 in Featured, Spice Blog, Wine | 0 comments

His name was Milk Stout. Almost 300 pounds of Gloucestershire Old Spot crossed with a Hampshire, this Buellton hog fattened up over his...

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