My latest article for USA TODAY’s Travel site, Experience Food & Wine, is out! Yeehaw! Read about the Wines of the Wild West, excerpted below:
“The same high-elevation southwest terrain that once provided the backdrop for the fierce Apache warrior chiefs Cochise and Geronimo, and for the often bloody dramas of rough and tumble cowboys and outlaws, now has a new protagonist. Amid the cooler temperatures, summer monsoon rains, and plentiful sunshine of the Sonoita and Willcox wine trails, the wine grape is steadily carving out its survival story, and winning national acclaim.”
My first article for USA TODAY’s online travel site came out last week, highlighting my recent exploration of the craft hard cider scene in the Pacific Northwest. Washington Cider Week is happening this week, but these cideries are worth checking out any time of year. Read the full article (also included below), and see the gallery of images at USA TODAY.
The latest issue of Edible SLO Magazine is out, including my feature on food and cooking-related non-profits. Pick one up on newsstands, or see highlights at Edible SLO.
My train escape to Paso Robles wine country came out in Santa Barbara Food & Home. I love the train! The Brown Butter Cookie Co., Vivant Fine Cheese, Hotel Cheval, and restaurants and wineries were also great.
The latest issue of Edible San Luis Obispo includes my piece on local kombucha company Komplete Kombucha, as well as the SLOcavore’s recent tour of the growing Cal Poly wine and viticulture program.
I got the chance to explore some trails and parks in Nipomo for the recent issue of SLO Visitors Guide Magazine.
A few of my articles on Paso Robles wineries and restaurants are in the summer issue of Winepress Magazine: Pithy Little Wine Co, Cowgirl Cafe, Anglim & D’Anbino wineries.