So we drove an hour and twenty minutes south-east of Tucson to visit Willcox, its 3,551 souls, and 20 plus tasting rooms. If this seems like a disproportionate number of wine tasting locations for such a small town, I would agree. But the folks who live in the town and surrounding areas of Willcox have the kind of optimism, determination, work ethic, and vision necessary to make exquisite lemonade out of the driest of lemons.
I've given you a broad brush idea of all the different wine regions in California in Beyond Napa part I and part II, Way Beyond Napa. In this blog I want to bring your wine-loving attention to the Paso Robles annual Wine Festival. This four day long celebration of all things red, white and bubbly … Continue reading Destination – The Paso Robles Wine Festival
There are five (possibly 6) wine regions in California, each of which contain many ‘American Vinicultural Area’s (commonly called‘AVA’s). For anyone who is familiar with Napa, bear in mind that Napa is part of one region. California has so much more to offer oenophiles. In case you didn't catch Part I, where I talk about … Continue reading Destination – California Wine Country: Way Beyond Napa
If you think Napa Valley is all California has to offer people who love wine (aka oenophiles), think again!