Author: Kara L. Stewart

Varietals & Styles

Cabernet Franc – Much More than a Blending Grape

Cabernet Franc, known and used primarily as a blending grape (it’s one of the main varietals in Bordeaux blends), also makes a great single varietal wine. Why? It’s generally a lighter wine with more acidity, making it food-friendly. It has

Wine Feature

The Top 5 Wines in the World

Love wine? Then you’ve no doubt seen at least a few of the many greatly anticipated wine lists that come out every year. The Top 100.  The 50 Best Wines of the Year. The Top 20. The 14 Best Wines

Wine Event

Garagiste Festival: Winetasting Seminar

Want to learn how to taste wine like a pro? Start your Garagiste Festival experience with the fun and interactive winetasting seminar! If you’re planning to attend this year’s Garagiste Festival in Paso Robles Nov. 9, go all in and

Winemaker

Wine Talk: Bushong Winery

Wine Talk is a short feature here at 805 Wine Country where we go behind the wines and ask winemakers their thoughts on inspiration, journey and progression in the wine world… or whatever else may flow when the bottle’s uncorked.

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Wine Talk: Autry Cellars

Wine Talk is a short feature here at 805 Wine Country where we go behind the wines and ask winemakers their thoughts on inspiration, journey and progression in the wine world… or whatever else may flow when the bottle’s uncorked.

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Wine Talk: Dusty Nabor Wines

Wine Talk is a short feature here at 805 Wine Country where we go behind the wines and ask winemakers their thoughts on inspiration, journey and progression in the wine world… or whatever else may flow when the bottle’s uncorked.

Wine Event

Garagiste Wine Festival

Garagiste Wine Festival Discover the exciting wines of small, artisan producers at the 9th Annual Garagiste Festival in Paso Robles, California 📅 Paso Robles Nov. 8-10, 2019  Paso Fairgrounds/Event Center Event page Why you’ll want to go Whether you’re just

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Fossil Wine Bar – The First Year of Wine Treasures in Atascadero

When Anita and Paul Zuniga hatched the idea for Fossil Wine Bar, located in downtown Atascadero, they envisioned serving a diverse list of great small-production Central Coast wines, plus beer, mead, cider, and sake. Now, after their first year in