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Solvang Wine Tasting

Introducing Paso Robles’ First Fully Dedicated Wine Tour Vehicle

By Avila Beach Wine Tasting, Cambria Wine Tasting, Edna Valley Wine Region, Food for thought, Los Olivos Wine Tasting, Morro Bay Wine Tasting, Paso Robles Wine Region, Santa Maria Valley Wine Region, Santa Rita Hills Wine Region, Santa Ynez Valley Wine Region, Solvang Wine Tasting, Uncategorized, Wine, Wine Tasting, Winery
Introducing Paso Robles’ First Fully Dedicated Wine Tour Vehicle Pictured here: seven of my two-case-capacity cold bags that keep your wine tasting-room temp, even on our hottest days! I’ve been using this cold bag system for many years now. Total case capacity without impinging on the passenger area is 21 cases…252 bottles of wine. Sky’s the limit if you want to put cases in the passenger area! It’s been quite a few years since I decided I was too old, and it was way too much work to move clients’ wine purchases (sometimes several cases) out of the summer heat into tasting rooms and barrel rooms. A search for a simple, cheap solution led me to a restaurant supply company...
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Sprinter Wine Tours in Paso Robles

Tales of a Central Coast Limo Driver

By Solvang Wine Tasting, Wine Tasting
Tales of a Central Coast Limo Driver Back in the day, as you may have read elsewhere on this website, I drove limos for transportation companies based in Santa Barbara County. This piece started as a list I made after a doubting Thomas, whose universe exists mostly way out here in the country a half hour southeast of Paso,  tried to poo-poo my limo stories. I thought this was going to be a lot briefer, but an unexpected walk down memory lane unfurled. Much of our work came from high end hotels like the Four Seasons/Biltmore, Bacara, San Ysidro Guest Ranch, El Encanto (as it was known then- now Belmond), Fess Parker Double Tree, Santa Ynez Inn, Fess Parker Wine Country...
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Johnathan’s Wedding Proposal

By Solvang Wine Tasting, Wine Tasting
I've known Jonathan as a client almost as long as I've been doing wine tours. And I'm proud to say I've known Krista almost as long as Jonathan has. I'll never forget how she bravely piled into Dave's SUV (another longtime client) as moxie solo chick along with all Jonathan's Chicago and California buddies for a trip up to Paso for some wine tasting. This was Krista's first real outing with Jonathan, soon after they met. Over the years I've driven them double digit times, and it was no surprise when they booked me for a tour in Santa Ynez Valley last summer. The real surprise was getting a call from one of his California pals that I'd driven before, and told I would be a...
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