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Should We Talk to a Restaurant Owner About Their Expensive Wine List?

Dining out can be expensive. While we don’t begrudge a restaurant owner from making a reasonable profit — because we understand that running a restaurant also is an expensive proposition — I think that many of us would dine out

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Posted in Wine FAQ

The Wine Factor When Wining and Dining Out

Planning to visit one of your favorite restaurants tonight or over the weekend? Dining out can be expensive, especially if you intend to drink wine with the meal. Here are three things to keep in mind… The best restaurant wine

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Posted in Editor's Journal

A Great (Small) Wine List in an Unexpected Place

When writing about a restaurant’s wine list, critics more often than not make a reference to the length of the list. But is a larger list always a better list? Not as far as I’m concerned. This came to mind

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9 Places to Dine After a Day of SLO Wining

About halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, San Luis Obispo wine country unfolds along the seafront side of the Santa Lucia mountain range in San Luis Obispo County. Adjoining American Viticultural Areas are Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande Valley,

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log
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