Tag Archive | California

End-of-Summer Sale

If you think it’s been a little quiet over here at Vino & Vintage…you’re not exactly wrong. We just got back from a much needed Summer vacation in California. Don’t get it twisted though, it was definitely not all play and no work (though it was a lot of California wine!). Actually, we’ve been getting […]

Lodi Blends

This past week we decided to tap into our California wine stash, particularly some affordable red blends from Lodi.  The bottles were purchased at Cost Plus World Market during our recent trip to SoCal.  At $10-$12 per bottle, you’re looking at some great value.  Lodi, CA has not steered us wrong yet.  Cheers! Winemaker’s Notes: […]

Girasol…another Top Chef Success!

During our visit to California this Summer, we were excited to find out that recent and returning Top Chef contestant CJ Jacobson had just opened a restaurant minutes away from where we were staying.  We booked our reservation asap… We arrived with friends at Girasol in Studio City on a warm Friday evening. The place was […]

Four Fab Zins

  This week we decided it was time to once again step out of our comfort zone. We have never really made much fuss about Red Zinfandel. Our experience with it in the past has just never been that good. Well, all that has changed thanks to some dear friends who introduced us to the […]

On the Thirty

Half of Vino & Vintage is spending some time with family and friends in Southern California this Summer. Our first foodie stop has been on our mind since it opened in March of this year! On the Thirty is the new place to be, eat, drink, and be seen eating and drinking, on Ventura Blvd in Sherman […]

A Macaron Summer

Summer is in full swing….sun, water and a glass of white wine…all is perfect. Half of Vino & Vintage is currently vacationing in Southern California. We all know what that means, right?  Wine, Wine and more wine!  The variety of wine choices on the west coast is definitely something to envy.  At just about any […]

Season of Pinot Noir

With Spring and Winter still battling it out, we’ve found ourselves drinking a lot more Pinot Noir. Hmmmm….  Well, it is known as being a lighter wine… Could explain why it seems to satisfy on those not-too-cold/not-too-warm days. (Who are we kidding? We’ll drink red wine anytime of year! :p) Pinot Noir is also known for […]