Tag archives: Central Coast Wine Classic

The Last Days of Archie McLaren
By James Buckley   |   April 18, 2019

Her full name is Beverly Aho (though most know her as “Bev Aho”) and, for the past five years, she was the constant companion of the recently deceased Central Coast Wine Classic founder and aficionado of all things grape, Archie McLaren, who passed away February 20th of last year. She and Archie lived in Avila […]

A Farewell to Arch
By Richard Mineards   |   March 1, 2018

On a personal note, I mark the untimely passing of the irrepressible beret-wearing Archie McLaren, founder of the Central Coast Wine Classic. Archie, 75, who hosted the KEYT-TV show, Wine Country, for two years, had been battling pancreatic cancer at his rainbow-colored home in Avila Beach, where I last saw him before Christmas, when I […]