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A Dynamic Duo of Local Pinots

A Dynamic Duo of Local Pinots

It was a charmed week in which I was able to discover not one, but two of the best Santa Cruz Mountain appellation pinot noirs I’ve ever tasted. The first was a 2008 Miller Hill Vineyard pinot from Silver Mountain Vineyards ($38). Made from Dijon…

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Surfing the Westside’s Wine Wave

Surfing the Westside’s Wine Wave

The name Surf City Vintners is the branding umbrella for a dozen limited-production wineries clustered at the industrial edge of town. Neither surfers nor city dwellers, these folks are all vintners all the time.

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Aptos’ Booka Delivers Something New

Aptos’ Booka Delivers Something New

From the kitchen to your door—831 Sandwiches is the newest in gustatory convenience.

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Spicing Things Up in Santa Cruz

Spicing Things Up in Santa Cruz

After a few weeks of candy canes and holiday cookies your tastebuds might be looking for something with more spice, less sugar.

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A New Year of Santa Cruz Dining

A New Year of Santa Cruz Dining

What to watch for on the local culinary scene in 2014.

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Sparkling Holidays, Local Bubbles

Sparkling Holidays, Local Bubbles

Getting ready for the holidays with some good ol’ bubbly.

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Making Your Own Christmas Treats

Making Your Own Christmas Treats

Growing, making, giving, and holiday cookies.

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C Is for Cookie and Claret

C Is for Cookie and Claret

Ever wonder how the cookie was invented?

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A Secret Ingredient For Thanksgiving

A Secret Ingredient For Thanksgiving

Spice up your Thanksgiving with suggestions from SCW’s Epicure.

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An Olive Branch to Gift Givers

An Olive Branch to Gift Givers

New wines in old favorites, olive oil, and more.

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