Month: December 2018

Talley Vineyards entrance sign and tasting room
Winery Spotlight

Talley Vineyards: Burgundian Flavors in Arroyo Grande

If the Rincon Adobe’s walls could talk, they’d tell stories of families, farming, and community. Winery: Talley Vineyards Wine AVA: Arroyo Grande, Edna Valley Varietals: Reds: Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot. Whites: Chardonnay,

Winemaker Mary Bradley with her wine Ila.

Winemaker: Mary Bradley (ila and Gra Wines)

With practiced eyes, Mary Bradley scans the clusters of Zinfandel grapes as they toddle down the sorting table. She plucks those that don’t match the quality she’s looking for—grape size, ripeness, ratio of fruit to stem—and tosses them aside into

Varietals & Styles

Zinfandel – Strong Roots on the Central Coast

  How do you like your Zinfandel? Big, bold, and jammy? Or more refined and expressive? No matter. Zinfandels made in Paso Robles and the Central Coast can please a range of palates and preferences. Let’s learn a little more