Ten Reasons to Love California Wines: # 1

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #1: Signature Industry.

“Wines have been grown in California for nearly 250 years, and the industry is the fourth largest producer of wine in the world combining art, tradition and innovation. Every bottle of California wine is an ambassador for our culture and cuisine.”

Enjoy the California lifestyle… and a bottle of California wine!

 

10 Reasons to Love California Wines: #2

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #2: Sustainable Leader.

“With it’s statewide California Sustainable Winegrowing Program, establishing strong environmental and socially responsible practices from ground to glass, California vintners and growers are leaders for other wine regions – and agricultural producers – in the U.S. and the world.”

Visit the area and learn about what our local growers are doing to promote sustainability of our land.

 

10 Reasons to Love California Wines: #3

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #3: Family Business.

“California’s 4,600 wine grape growers and 3,800 wineries are primarily family-owned and operated businesses, many involving multiple generations. Decisions are made for the long term benefit of the business, land and community.”

Cheers to our family-owned grape growers and wineries!

10 Reasons to Love California Wines: #4

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #4: Wine Lovers Choice.

With wine grapes grown in 48 of the state’s 58 counties, California’s 116 American Viticultural Areas (AVA’s) each with a unique history, soil, climate and topography, create an amazing range of high quality wines. Its wine growing regions offer an equally diverse and exciting range of visitor experiences.”

Cheers!

10 Reasons to Love California Wines: # 5

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #5: Chef’s Favorite.

California’s wine popularity has grown alongside the nation’s fascination with food and interest in fresh, seasonal cooking and dining. Many of America’s top Chefs work in California, home to more than 400 wines and agricultural crops to go with then.”

Enjoy your delicious food with California’s wonderful wines during wine month!

 

 

 



 

10 Reasons to Love California Wines: 6

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #6: Economic Driver

“The California wine industry generates 820,000 jobs in the U.S. of which 330,000 are in California. The overall economic impact of the California wine industry on the U.S. economy is $121.8 billion; $61.5 billion on the state economy.”

Cheers!

 

 

 

10 Reasons to Love California Wines: #7

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #7: Culinary Traveler’s Paradise

“California is the most visited state in the U.S. for food and wine-related activities, with 21 million visitors to the state’s wine regions each year. California wineries also offer a vast array of cultural activities such as music, art, theatre, gardens and other visitor “immersion” activities.”

Cheers!

 

10 Reasons to Love California Wine: Reason # 8

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

There are at least 10 reasons to love California wine. Here is reason # 8: Top Crop

” Although less than 1% of California land is planted to vineyards, California wine is one of the top three agricultural products in the state. Vineyards help keep land in agriculture, and preserve open space and scenic pastoral landscapes.”

Enjoy your California wine, during wine month …. and every month!

Cheers!

El Colibri Hotel: “The Perfect Place”

El Colibri Hotel and Spa

A recent guest review on Trip Advisor called the El Colibri Hotel “The perfect place. ”

Below is the guest’s review:
“Such a relaxing and amazing place. It was just what we needed for the perfect getaway! Having the village so close by was made it the perfect location. The plan is to go back and stay longer. The staff are so attentive and responsive.”

Thank-you for sharing your thoughts that El Colibri is the perfect place!

 

10 Reasons to Love California Wine: #9

September is “Wine Month.” Join us as we countdown the 10 reasons to love California wine – #9.

California Wine Month

California Wine Month

Number 9: Charitable Giver

” California wineries give more than 100 million annually in charitable contributions as well as community betterment projects such as donation of conservation easements to preserve open space,wildlife habitat and native vegetation.”

Visit us to learn # 8.