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April 18 2016
Damon Goldstein likes a challenge. The co-founder of Truly Fine Wine (4060 Morena Blvd.) wooed a woman who was half a world away—now his wife, Sabrina Bochen—for more than two years
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March 18 2016
If you've heard rumblings about Mexican wine or want to know more about the region's appeal and offerings, there's one name you should know in San Diego: Fernando Gaxiola
colin
Feb. 19 2016
Small-production wines from France’s Loire Valley may be crafted half a world away, but entrepreneur Luc Bonhomme makes them accessible stateside
bottlerocket
Jan. 22 2016
When imagining a place that specializes in wines from the Pacific Time Zone you may think of California Chardonnay or Oregon Pinot Noir. While the aptly named Pacific Time (5277 Linda Vista Rd.) does
sophora_web
Dec. 27 2015
While the impending New Year’s Eve holiday puts sparkling wines on shopping lists everywhere, for me they’re an anytime staple of my wine rack. Bubbly is palatable on its own, pairs well with...
bottlerocket
Nov. 27 2015
Now that the temperature has dipped (below 80 degrees) it’s time once again to drink red wines. I was sharing a red blend with a friend recently and she asked me why blends weren’t more popular
vinavantiforweb
Nov. 2 2015
Taking a page from the craft beer playbook, a number of local wineries are opening locations in high-traffic, central locations. These urban wineries offer the tasting room experience within the produ
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Oct. 2 2015
Not all wines can claim they were born of an earth-shaking event, but one of Forgotten Barrel's (11855 Sorrento Valley Road) offerings sure can
Wine-Folly
Sept. 4 2015
Throughout the upcoming book Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine, Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack succeed at making the familiar seem new and the new seem familiar
matthiasson_8818
Aug. 7 2015
I've recently come to terms with being a true blue (or should that be pink?) fan of Rosé. The quintessential backyard wine often gets a bad rap—either due to the long, sordid history of white...
bottlerocket
July 10 2015
If you're a cheese fanatic-like myself-you're familiar with Venissimo Cheese, and its four locations in San Diego. But what you may not be aware of is its Academy of Cheese classes with some designed...
threebottles_web
June 22 2015
Confession: I'm not a baseball fan. But if anything could get me to a game it would be a good glass of wine
domaine_artefact
May 22 2015
The rustic charm of Bernardo Winery, the oldest operating vineyard and winery in San Diego, was an idyllic setting for this year's San Diego County Vintner's Association Wine and Food Festival.
wente_chardonnay
May 1 2015
National Chardonnay Day is a thing I never thought I'd give a damn about. I'm typically turned off by California's golden grape, with buttery versions being too rich and lighter versions too bland
GroceryOutlet_wines
April 11 2015
I've mentioned that I've got champagne taste on a boxed-wine budget. Therefore, my interest was piqued when Grocery Outlet invited me to peruse their recent wine sale. Still, I was skeptical about what...
TemeculaValleyWinegrowersAssociation
March 20 2015
I was invited by the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association to take part in a "virtual tasting," which sounds stranger than it was. The wine was real. The virtual part came via an online broadcast where...
LeParfaitParis
Feb. 27 2015
Downtown's Le Parfait Paris has quickly made itself known for coffee, desserts and decadent pastries. Since opening late last year, it's become a go-to for caffeine addicts and sweet-toothers
wineforweb
Feb. 6 2015
One of my worst habits is laziness. From laundry piles to idle Sunday mornings, it rules my life. It even affects my drinking. I know the varietals and regions I like, plus accessible, affordable bran
DallmannConfections
Jan. 16 2015
Owner Isabella Valencia and husband / sommelier Jayson Knack host about two pairing classes at Dallmann (789 W. Harbor Drive, Downtown) each month, with beer, wine, cheese, desserts and, perhaps...
peachycanyon
Dec. 26 2014
Peachy Canyon Winery's reds have long been a mainstay on my wine rack, its Incredible Red both easy to drink and easy on the budget.

Calendar

  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
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