There comes a moment in every wine lover's life when they start to ask questions. And one of the most common is “What is sustainable wine?” We'll dive deep into that and also get into the terms "organic," "biodynamic," and "natural."
My favorite factoid of Califorinia culinary culture? That we have a native BBQ style and it's so worth exploring! Here is everything you need to know to appreciate Santa Maria barbecue when you visit California.
Say hello to your new favorite California-inspired appetizer! The combination of green olives, roasted pistachios, citrus, mint, and olive oil is total perfection and brings freshness and vibrance to any season.
It's getting pretty ridiculous: I'm way too frequent a flyer at the coffee shop near my house. And, no, it's not for the coffee. I mean, the coffee is totally fine but it's all about the Breakfast Burrito for me. I never knew I could like a Breakfast Burrito sooo much until I tried the Smoky Breakfast Burrito at Cofax Coffee.
Santa Ynez has a downtown that looks like it's a freeze frame from an old Western movie, but then has gems like SY Kitchen. We couldn't stop raving about this Fusilli alla Salsiccia so I recreated it here; but, let's be real, you should travel there to taste for yourself!
There are a lot of stressors during the holidays -- rowdy relatives, long shopping lines, new recipes -- and we can’t help with all of it. But we can help relieve any angst on the food and wine front with these our top tips for food and wine pairings.