Vino Carta in Little Italy combines sipping and shopping During the last five years, Bottlecraft has become a mainstay of San Diego beer culture. The bottle shop’s model combines partaking with perusing to satiate the needs of thirsty patrons at locations in North Park, Little Italy and Liberty Station.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Fernando Gaxiola of Baja Wine + Food as he hosted a tasting of Baja wines at The Wine Pub in Point Loma. After asking him a few interview questions I had enough to fill my wine column in San Diego CityBeat and then some. You can check out the article in CB here and see below for a Q & A with the Baja wine aficionado. I couldn’t keep all this great insight to myself! Follow Fernando online at his website and on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). He is hosting and involved with many upcoming …
I recently finished up a French Wine Intensive class and our final was quite unique. Instead of memorizing geography or regurgitating facts, we each had to create a 15-question multiple choice quiz. And I wanted to share what I came up with.
I was recently invited to attend Tower23’s summer beverage series. After looking over what they’ve offered the past few months – and the brands still to come – I realized I’ve been missing out all summer.
I recently attended an open house at Splash Wine Lounge for SDSU’s College of Extended Studies Business of Wine program. Geared towards prospective students, it was still informative for me as a current student and gave me a chance to glimpse some of the teachers I’ll be learning from this fall.
I went to a wine and cheese pairing last week… in my living room. After a long week, I spent about 10 minutes gathering up most of the groceries I needed, only to spend another 30 minutes pouring over the selection of wine and cheese at Vons. I should have made the trek to Bine and Vine up the road, alas I was too lazy.