Spooky Sips

Horror Movies and Wine Make a Frightfully Good Pairing

Written by: Paris Vasser

The fall season brings the chill in the air straight to your bones when you curl up to watch (or re-watch) horror movie favorites with some booze, of course.  However, the viewing experience, when  paired with the right wine, leaves the viewer anything but impaired. Steven Mirassou of Steven Kent Winery in Livermore, California, describes […]


Cultivating Community

Exclusive Wine Speak Paso Robles Event Aims to Expand Palates and Knowledge

Written by: Hana-Lee Sedgwick

With all the celebratory events taking place around the holidays, January tends to seem like an afterthought. Luckily, members of the wine industry will have something new to look forward to with the arrival of Wine Speak Paso Robles, a summit taking place January 9-11, 2018, on the Central Coast. Co-created by Master Sommelier Chuck […]


A Perfect Pairing For the Summer

Guacamole and Chardonnay

Written by: Brian Talley

The coastal San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County region is unique as a place that grows both world-class Chardonnay and avocados—a match made in heaven. Of all the produce we grow at Talley Farms, avocados may be the crop I like most, and I consider guacamole to be the best possible expression of the […]