AUGUST 2018

Ocean breezes called us
Modesto Bee, August 7, 2018

19th Annual Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival
Press Banner, August 6, 2018

Spotted: Legendary jazz pianist Larry Vuckovich at Portola Vineyards
InMenlo, August 5, 2018

Clos De La Tech Announces California Distribution Partnership with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
WIN Advisor, August 1, 2018

JULY 2018

Alfaro Family Vineyards & Winery’s 2016 Chardonnay
Good Times SC, July 31, 2018

Quick Bites: Ridge wine tasting, sparkling wine dinner on deck at Soif
SC Sentinel, July 31, 2018

The World’s 7 New Best Restaurants For Wine In 2018
Forbes, July 30, 2018

Peter Martin Ray Vineyards (California)
wineterroirs.com, July 30, 2018

Bonny Doon Vineyard le Cigare Blanc 2015
vinepair.com, July 27, 2018

Wedding Inspiration: A Stanford Couple’s Romantic Foodie Fête
7×7, July 27, 2018

I Love California Tour Part 2 – The Wineries
tiffanybolkphotography.com, July 26, 2018

Meet the young winemaker who is crafting a new legacy for Spring Ridge Vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains
The Six Fifty, July 26, 2018

Celebrating 35 years of turning water into wine
almanacnews.com, July 25, 2018

Wine Ink: The global glass — wines of the world
www.summitdaily.com, July 25, 2018

Los Altos Tasting Room dabbles with wine tech
losaltosonline.com, July 25, 2018

Tribute to Ahlgren
Good Times SC, July 24, 2018

Turn to Lioco Wine Co. for Your Everyday Wines
eatdrinkmississippi.com, July 24, 2018

Memorable “Drink or the Sink” Tasting of Old Reds
International Wine & Food Society, July 23, 2018

Some California Wines Return To Pre-1980 Tastes
MoreAboutWine.com, July 22, 2018

Low Alcohol Wine Tasting Tours: A Napa and Sonoma Winery Map
winecountrytable.com, July 22, 2018

Calling Maui: MACC uncorks 24th annual signature benefit Aug. 18 with coveted wineries galore
The Maui News, July 22, 2018

SingleThread Farms
www.vinous.com, July 20, 2018

Quick Bites: Brad Briske cooking for SCMWA wine dinner
SC Sentinel, July 20, 2018

Quick Bites: Wineries celebrate Passport Day
SC Sentinel, July 20, 2018

Quick Bites: Food Truck Saturdays continue at Nicholson Vineyards
SC Sentinel, July 20, 2018

Sow & Grow Fall Feast
Scotts Valley Times, July 18, 2018

Nicholson Vineyards’ Terra Cotta Red 2014
Good Times SC, July 17, 2018

GrapeLive: Wine of the Day July 14, 2018
grapelive.com, July 14, 2018

Seven Light Merlots for Warm Weather Sipping
WineEnthusiast, July 13, 2018

Montalvo Presents Annual Food & Wine Classic, 9/9
www.broadwayworld.com, July 13, 2018

Wine if the Week: Bonny Doon, 2008 le Cigare Volant
www.cuvéecornerwineblog.com, July 11, 2018

Introducing: Wine Director, Joshua Lit
Gotham Bar & Grill, July 10, 2018

Quick Bites: Cinnabar celebrates anniversary with party
SC Sentinel, July 10, 2018

Big Openings Set for Food and Wine Scene
Good Times SC, July 10, 2018

California Vacation Recap + Things to do in the Bay Area
michaelanoelledesigns.blogspot.com, July 10, 2018

Storrs Debut Long-Awaited Pleasant Valley Winery and Tasting Room
Edible Monterey Bay, July 10, 2018

Bargetto Winery releases 2014 ‘La Vita’ blend
Register-Pajaronian, July 9, 2018

Winery under construction off Highway 101 near Factory Pipe in Ukiah Valley
Ukiah Daily Journal, July 6, 2018

11 Food-Friendly California Pinot Noirs
WineEnthusiast, July 6, 2018

Summer Chardonnay with Jessica Altieri
Wine Channel TV, July 6, 2018

The World’s Most Wanted Zinfandels
Wine-Searcher.com, July 4, 2018

Quick Bites: Farm to vineyard event benefits PV Health Trust
SC Sentinel, July 4, 2018

Armitage Wines Expands with Chardonnay 2016
Good Times SC, July 3, 2018

What We’re Tasting Podcast: Central Coast Syrah Belongs in Your Glass and Cellar
WineEnthusiast, July 2, 2018

JUNE 2018

San Jose Declares Summer “the Season of the Vine”
WIN Advisor, June 29, 2018

8 Best Recent Releases from the Santa Cruz Mountains
RobertParker.com, June 27, 2018

This Santa Cruz Mountain Wine Made an Appearance at the Recent Royal Wedding
Golden State, June 26, 2018

Nicholson Vineyards to launch Music Fridays, Food Truck Saturdays
SC Sentinel, June 26, 2018

MJA Vineyards’ Serene Cellars Label
Good Times SC, June 26, 2018

Bay Federal Credit Union Home Loans raises $1,383 for Habitat for Humanity
CUInsight, June 26, 2018

Morsels: Hula’s Keeps a Secret, taking Flight at Stave, a Day for Rosé and Plenty More
Monterey County Now, June 25, 2018

Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2013, Rhys Vineyards
The Imbibers Guide, June 24, 2018

Wine Dinner Series at Peggy’s is the Best Way to Showcase New Wines
Flicks and Food, June 20, 2018

20 leaders of North Coast Independently Owned Wineries
North Bay Business Journal, June 20, 2018

Saratoga’s Cinnabar Winery Celebrates 35th Anniversary with Wine Bash
The Mercury News, June 20, 2018

Zinfandel | America’s Wine Grape
The Tahoe Weekly, June 20, 2018

Days of Wine & Roses on The Summit
Good Times SC, June 19, 2018

Bargetto Winery Releases 2014 La Vita
Aptos Times, June 19, 2018

Harry et Meghan Royal Wedding Noce de Paillette
Wine Tibits, June 19, 2018

The Local Mount Eden Vineyards Wine That Was Served at Royal Wedding
Good Times SC, June 19, 2018

The Surprising California Wine Served at the Royal Wedding
California NOW, June 18, 2018

Celebrate Harvest in the Santa Cruz Mountains
WIN Advisor, June 14, 2018

Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Fest 2018
Socialvino.nyc, June 13, 2018

The Wine That Was Served At The Royal Wedding Is Available To Purchase, If You Want To Drink Like A Royal
Bustle, June 13, 2018

The Wine Enthusiast Restaurant Hall of Fame
Wine Enthusiast, June 12, 2018

Where to Eat and Drink in Californian Wine Country: Sonoma and Napa Valleys
Gourmet Roaming, June 12, 2018

Bottle Jack Cellars’ Fiercest Bottles
Good Times SC, June 12, 2018

The Santa Cruz Mountains AVA Garners Royal Recognition and Industry Acclaim
WIN Advisor, June 8, 2018

We Taste Test Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s $40 Royal Wedding Pinot Noir
Chron.com, June 8, 2018

Domaine Eden Pinot Noir Selected as New World Wine at Royal Wedding Reception
Globenewswire.com, June 8, 2018

Domaine Eden Pinot Noir Selected as New World Wine at Royal Wedding Reception
Markets Insider, June 8, 2018

Montalvo’s 15th Annual Food & Wine Classic Announced for 9/9
Broadwayworld.com, June 7, 2018

We Taste Test Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s $40 Royal Wedding Pinot Noir
Food and Wine, June 7, 2018

Royal Wedding Winemakers Speak; Honeymoon at a ‘Wine Spectator’ Award–Winning Castle?
WineSpectator.com, June 7, 2018

A Couple of Gems from the Santa Cruz Mountains
The Wine & Cheese Place, June 6, 2018

Why big time producers like Ridge and Neyers are mining Lodi for Zinfandel
LodiWine.com, June 5, 2018

Quick Bites: Tickets on sale for Persephone winemaker dinner
SC Sentinel, June 5, 2018

Kathryn Kennedy Winery’s Expertly Crafted Wines
Good Times SC, June 5, 2018

Bottle Jack Winery Maintains Momentum, Plus Bargetto’s La Vita Release
Good Times SC, June 5, 2018

Wine Walk on Saturday
Almanac News, June 1, 2018

How to Spend Three Days in San Jose, California
West Jet Magazine, June 1, 2018

USA, California, Central Coast: Recent Releases from the Santa Cruz Mountains
RobertParker.com, June 1, 2018

MAY 2018

Quick Bites: New Bargetto wine benefits health trust
SC Sentinel, May 29, 2018

Quick Bites: Wine Wander benefits schools
SC Sentinel, May 29, 2018

5th Annual Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk set for June 2
In Menlo, May 29, 2018

Wine pick: Clos LaChance Sauvignon Blanc 2017
SC Times, May 29, 2018

Not Napa? Not Interested
Wine-Searcher, May 26, 2018

Educational Sips
Mercury News, May 26, 2018

Vinography Unboxed: Week of April 20, 2018
Vinography, May 26, 2018

Fourth Annual Silicon Valley Wine Auction Raises Over $1,000,000 to Benefit Education
WIN Advisor, May 24, 2018

Westside’s Stockwell Cellars Offers Nearly 20 Wines
Good Times SC, May 24, 2018

15 zinfandels to drink with whatever meat you’re grilling
Chicago Tribune, May 23, 2018

A Vintner’s Quest to Create a Truly American Wine
The New Yorker, May 21, 2018

Wrapping Up: Silicon Valley Forum’s 21st Annual Visionary Awards, Four New Honorees, and A Vision for the Future
Business Wire, May 18, 2018

Daytripping through the wineries of the southern Santa Cruz Mountains
The Six Fifty, May 28, 2018

Vinography Unboxed: Week of May 13, 2018
The New Yorker, May 17, 2018

Yum in the Sun
The New Yorker, May 16, 2018

First Wine, Beer & Art Walk sells out
Register Pajaronian, May 16, 2018

Exploring California’s Santa Lucia Highlands
Wine Enthusiast, May 15, 2018

Coast Line: Winemaker John Bargetto to talk about book May 12 in La Selva Beach
SC Sentinel, May 12, 2018

A New World Chardonnay That Can Challenge the Best of Burgundy – Tasting the Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Chardonnay…
Greg Sherwood MW, May 12, 2018

The Unwritten Rules of Tasting Room Etiquette
Wine Enthusiast, May 8, 2018

Quick Bites: Bottle Jack joins Westside Silver Mountain tasting room
SC Sentinel, May 8, 2018

Stars of the Santa Cruz Mountains 2018
Los Gatos Magazine by Laura Ness, April 2018

SILICON VALLEY WINE AUCTION: A weekend of celebration, wine and philanthropy that transforms education
Los Gatos Magazine by Laura Ness, April 2018

MARCH 2018

The New Audacious Face Of Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir
The Press SF Chronicle by Esther Mobley, March 2018

Watsonville embraces new Integrity Wines Tasting Room
Edible Monterey Bay by Laura Ness, March 27, 2018

Santa Cruz Mountain wines
Tahoe Weekly, March 21, 2018

The (best-kept-secret) Californian wine region road trip (which goes nowhere near Napa)
International Traveller by Craig Tansley, March 15, 2018

Californian Cabernet 2014
Decanter Panel Tasting, March 2018

The Best Wineries to Visit in the South Bay Area
CultureTrip by Hannah Perkins, March 7, 2018

Kid-Friendly Wineries in South of San Francisco (the Peninsula, Coastal, and Santa Cruz Mountains)
Henryandandrewsguide.com, March 1, 2018

FEBRUARY 2018

How Montebello Road became California’s greatest Cabernet tour
SF Chronicle by Bryce Wiatrak, February 28, 2018

Where we Rhône: Wine Trends In Silicon Valley
Edible Silicon Valley by Stacie Briscoe, February 2, 2018

The Santa Cruz Mountains, California’s Most Underrated Wine Region
The Press, SF Chronicle by Esther Mobley, January 16, 2018

The 52 California Wineries You Need to Visit in 2018 
The Press, SF Chronicle by Esther Mobley and Urmila Ramakrishnan, January 2018

Wining And Dining In San Jose
Forbes Travel by Amber Gibson,  January 4, 2018

Around Town Briefs: Call for artists, heroes and finding the wine trail
The Mercury News, December 21, 2017

A Bordeaux Style Blend from Silver Mountain
Good Times Santa Cruz by Josie Cowden, December 13, 2017

Here’s How Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Ages
WineOh.tv by Laura Ness, November 8, 2017

Our guide to six of Silicon Valley’s most stellar vineyards
The Six Fifty by Laura Ness, October 30, 2017

The best wines are about people and family
Makanto Press by Leigh Pomeroy, October 13, 2017

The Good Life Collection September-October 2017, Magazine Media Group LLC

Surf’s Not the Only Thing Up in Santa Cruz
Wine Enthusiast, August 17, 2017

First there was a mountain
The SommJournal, August/September 2017

Does 2017 start of grape harvest signal return to normal for winemakers?
San Jose Mercury News, August 8, 2017

Long days and short nights are perfect for summer wines
Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 1, 2017

The Wine Road Less Traveled
Wine Spectator, August 2017

Pinot Noir leads the way in a promising Santa Cruz Mountains fruit set
Western Farm Press, July 12, 2017

The billionaire trying to make the world’s best Pinot Noir
BBC News Business, July 10, 2017

Where to Taste, Eat & Stay in the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Region
7×7, July 7, 2017

Bradley Brown: Big Basin Vineyards
Los Gatos Magazine, July-August 2017

Islands in the Sky – Discover what makes Santa Cruz Mountains wines so special
The SOMMJournal, June 2017

Silicon Valley Wine Auction Breaks Records and Raises $1 Million for Local Education
Edible Silicon Valley, May 24, 2017

Kathryn Kennedy – Women in Wine
Edible Silicon Valley, Spring Issue 2017

2017 SF Chronicle Wine Competition Award Winners
San Francisco Chronicle, January 18, 2017

Sommelier Scavenger Hunt 2017 Santa Cruz Mountains AVA
Wine & Spirits, January 11, 2017

18 sparkling wines that dazzle from Bay Area wineries
San Jose Mercury News, December 13, 2016

Next Generation Santa Cruz Mountains: Carrying On Paul Draper’s Legacy
Wine Industry Network Advisor, September 1, 2016

Top Somms Advise Vintners on How to Get on Their Wine Lists
Wine Industry Network Advisor, July 7, 2016

Inside the Mind of a Sommelier
Wine Industry Network Advisor, June 30, 2016

Wine With Altitude: The Santa Cruz Mountains’ Summit Wineries
Wine & Food Explorer, June 2014

First Woman Winemaker at Bargetto Winery
SantaCruz.org, May 2014

Pinot Paradise Highlights Santa Cruz Mountains as Top Pinot Producers
SanJose.com, April 2014

Pinot noir lovers get a weekend in Paradise
San Jose Mercury News, April 2014

Saratoga an encore to Mountain Winery weekend
SFGate.com, March 2014

Surfing the Westside’s Wine Wave
SantaCruz.com , February 2014

Historic Soquel winemaking family eyes expansion in Corralitos
Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 2014

Alfaro Family Vineyards & Winery: Grüner Veltliner 2012
Good Times, February 2014

Los Gatos winemaker’s storage tanks fill
Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 2014

2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Medal Winners
Winejudging.com, February 2014

Taste of Travel: Santa Cruz: A paradox of eternal spring and surf
Rolla Daily News, February 2014

Dunne on Wine: Thomas Fogarty Vineyards
The Sacramento Bee, January 2014

McHenry Vineyard & Wine Events
Good Times, January 2014

Sparkling Holidays, Local bubbles
SantaCruz.com, December 2013

Top 100 Wine of 2013
SFGate.com, December 2013

New Professional Wine Tasting Replaces the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Competition
Food & beverage Magazine, December 2013

Santa Cruz Mountains’ cabernets and red Bordeaux wines are stunners
San Jose Mercury News, November 2013

Destination Santa Cruz
Wine Enthusiast Magazine, August 2013

Rhys Vineyards: Defining Santa Cruz Mountains Terroir
Edible Silicon Valley, July 2013

Santa Cruz Mountains: California’s Best Kept Secret
Vinous Media, July 2013

Chardonnay in Balance
Huffington Post, June 2013

Pinot keeps it’s cool in Santa Cruz
San Francisco Chronicle, June 2013

Deep Into Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country at Fernwood Cellars
Huffington Post, May 2013

Days of Wine and Poses at Big Basin
SFGate.com, April 2013

Spring is the season for Santa Cruz wine tasting
SFGate.com, April 2013

On Wine: Earthy Pinots from the Santa Cruz Mountains
San Jose Mercury News, April 2013

Pinot Paydirt in the Santa Cruz Mountains
Connoisseurs’ Guide, March 2013