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Central Coast, California – Pinot Noir Wine of the week

Interesting what Kristine Hansen posted today at: http://www.slashfood.com/2010/12/09/central-coast-california-pinot-noir-wine-of-the-week/ You’ve probably seen Sideways (because what wine-loving person hasn’t?). In the 2004 film, based on the novel of the same name by Rex Pickett, its characters travel through California’s Central Coast in search of the best Pinot Noir. They come across quite a few memorable bottles, and so… Read more »

What’s New on the Central Coast

Find the perfect balance between urban and rural on California’s Central Coast. Artist enclaves in Carmel and Big Sur, celebrity residents, world-class resorts, an emerging wine region and a castle are part of the attraction, yet the atmosphere is relaxed and casual as you make your way along scenic Highway One from Monterey to Santa… Read more »

Travelzoo Announces ‘Wow Deal Destinations’ for 2011

[slideshow]Travelzoo announced five destinations its deal experts predict may offer the best travel values in 2011.  The “Wow Deal Destination” that caught my eye was, California’s Central Coast! Here is what they had to say about that: California’s Central Coast: This glorious region, half-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco and including Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo, is an… Read more »