Tag archives: Wine Country

Petite Wine Traveler. Unveiling the Treasures: Discovering Tri-Valley
By Jamie Knee   |   August 29, 2023

With summer in full swing, my husband, our chihuahua, and I embarked on a thrilling road trip from Santa Barbara to the Tri-Valley area. The Tri-Valley is a triangular-shaped region just 35 miles east of San Francisco. From the top of Mount Diablo, you can see the three valleys that give the region its name, […]

Wine Through the Lens: New Hardcover Book Spotlights Local Industry
By Gabe Saglie   |   October 10, 2019

There are plenty of photography books on how wine is made, and by whom, and what tasting rooms look like,” declares George Rose, who happens to be a real whiz behind the lens himself. “I set out with the idea of showcasing where the grapes are grown. This is about the land and the people […]

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 […]