Sculpterra Wine & Art – Roaming the sculpture garden

Sculpterra is located on the East side of Paso off of Linne Road. This unique winery greets you with a magnificent sculpture garden.  Surrounded by gorgeous iron fencing by master black smith Robert C. Bentley the garden itself is filled with the beautiful sculpture work...

Wine is terrific, and when you pair it with food you can take it to another level.  Learning how to taste, decant and pair can be an exciting adventure. The journey today is with a Vertical of three vintages of Wiens Reflections red blend.  There are...

Ages ago we had tasted some of the Bella Luna wines at a tasting at Vino 100 here in Vegas. Their Fighter Pilot Red as well as the guy pouring Kevin Healy were both memorable. [caption id="attachment_5822" align="alignright" width="300"] Bella Luna Trucks in Yard[/caption] On our last...

Introducing our New YouTube channel.  Join us as we explore these stories through AVA’s and vineyards and the eyes of the winemakers. Wine it’s simply crushed and fermented grapes.  The variations and the stories are what make it so fascinating. The variations in wine are beyond comprehension. ...

I had the privilege of meeting Victor Abascal the owner and winemaker at a tasting a Khoury’s in Las Vegas.  His story is an entertaining one.  His background was as a sound engineer until he became obsessed with wine.  He and his wife Jennifer own...

Gravity flow wineries.  Lately it’s a high tech term, but really it seems like common sense doesn’t it?  In Bordeaux Chateau Lynch-Bages built a tank house that employed a railed gravity flow system in 1850. The lower level held the vats and the upper level...

During our April trip touring Wine Country from Santa Barbara to Paso Robles I had booked at tour at Talley in Arroyo Grande.  I was inspired by the interview in Steve Heimoff's book "New Classic Winemakers of California"   [caption id="attachment_5575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Talley Winery Landscape[/caption] Talley Vineyards...