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Briar Rose Winery – Temecula

Briar Rose Winery – Temecula

Briar Rose Winery is located in Temecula, California, 60 miles southeast of Anaheim, where Imagineers once worked to keep improving Disneyland. Fields designed the cottages to look as if seven dwarves might step out the door at any moment, for they are crafted with the charm and character that we identify with our Disney memories and experiences. The winery was named Briar Rose, after the princess in the original story of Sleeping Beauty.

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Sextant Wines – Edna Valley Tasting Room

Sextant Wines – Edna Valley Tasting Room

Edna Hall was built in 1900 as a General Merchandise store. Two weeks after it opened, it burned to the ground. By 1908, it had been rebuilt and opened again, becoming not only the town store, but a post office, a hotel, and a dance hall.

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Artesa Winery – Napa Valley

Artesa Winery – Napa Valley

How do you hide a 120,000 square foot winery on top of a hill? The answer lies at Artesa Winery. Barcelona architect Domingo Triay is an illusionist, for despite the modest facade, entering the space is an experience of unexpected light, warmth and sweeping vistas....

Domaine Carneros Winery – Napa Valley

Domaine Carneros Winery – Napa Valley

Ah, sitting on a terrace at a French Chateau, sipping champagne and enjoying a spectacular view of vineyards and the countryside.  All of this is possible without jetting off to France when you visit Domaine Carneros Winery in Napa Valley.  All, that is, except for...

Cheers!

Cheers!

I enjoy wine.  I get excited about design.  And when wine and design come together, I am in my happy place. I take photos.  I take notes.  And then I misplace my notes and the photos disappear into my hard drive.  What to do? Vinotecture to the rescue. Okay, first of...

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2016 Wine Bloggers Conference – Lodi, California

Sure, we have educational sessions, but Zephyr put together a fabulous selection of field trips, wine dinners, and excursions to make the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference in Lodi a memorable experience.  

Vineyard Day – Saarloos & Sons

This annual event gets better every year.  2017 marks my 4th trip to Windmill Ranch to experience breakfast in the vineyard with the Saarloos Family.

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Saarloos & Sons, Los Olivos
The Lodi Native Wine Project

The Lodi Native Wine Project

Old is Gold in Lodi these days as a group of Lodi Vintners have come together for an experiment of sorts.  What happens if vines over 50 years old..

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2017 Wine Bloggers Conference in Sonoma County
Read how the fires in Sonoma County will affect the 2017 Wine Bloggers Conference here:  https://winebloggersconference.org/from-the-organizers/how-the-fires-in-sonoma-county-will-affect-the-wbc/
Rebuilding After the Fires
Visitors are down from the usual numbers, but California’s Wine Country is open for business.  http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas
List of Benefit Events for Wine Country Fires
Could the Wine Country Fires Impact the Taste of 2017 Wines?
Read at Reno Gazette Journal: http://www.rgj.com

The Changing Demographics of Winery Guests

Now that many Baby-Boomers are retiring, wineries are starting to shift their marketing focus to attracting and nurturing a younger generation.
Engaging the under-40 crowd requires different strategies.

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