Editor & Publisher:
Joe Hilbers

" Winter 2016"

A newsletter featuring stories on wine, food and travel written by a team of
professional Southern California Writers. Tips and tidbits on where to go
and what to eat, drink and enjoy while you're there!

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Now a new blog to keep up on recent events and stories. Check it out as vittlesvintagesvoyagesblog.blogspot.com

"Mendocino County--The Inn at Newport Ranch captures wonders of coast and forest" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Mendocino County--The Inn at Newport Beach was a great base for further explorationl" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Monterey--Our stay at Hyatt Regency Hotel showed Peninsula at its best" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Long Beach--We were 'picking and jamming' Bluegrass on our Carnival Cruise" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Great Phoenix--We could not get enough of the WigWam Arizona Resort" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Hollywood--Loveblock is a New Zealand wine to remember" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Anderson Valley--Lula Cellars is producing Gold Medal Pinot Noir" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Ventura--Ventura County Farm Day combined entertainment with a learning experience" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Santa Monica--L'Ami takes one, in ambiance and cuisine, to the French Riviera " by Joe Hilbers

"Sherman Oaks--Caffe Italia delights with Neopolitan and Sicilian cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"San Mateo--Wine is never far away in the Silicon Valley" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--World wide Madeira wines have pleased for five centuries" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Sheraton's new Bistro styled Costero offers exciting scene for cocktails and dining" by Joe Hilbers

"Pasadena--The Magnolia Restaurant is a local legend" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Santa Monica--The Red O Restaurant shows best of Mexican cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach-- 4th and Olive Restaurant offers Alsatian cuisine and new staff concepts" by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Catalina--The new museum is a major attraction when visiting Avalon" by Joe Hilbers

"Lomita--The Railroad Museum is perfect for a family adventure" by Joe Hilbers

"Costa Mesa--Mezzet shows exciting Mediterranean Cuisine at South Coast Plaza" by Joe Hilbers

"Culver City--Historic hotel retakes its prominence with complete makeover" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Los Angeles--In downtown L.A. we discovered Mexico's State of Queretaro and a new wine road" by Joe Hilbers

"Yorba Linda--The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has reopened with much that is new" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--The 'Simply Italian' wine tour included seminars and tastings" by Joe Hilbers

"San Pedro--Enjoy a waterfront experience with a visit to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum" by The Editor

"Temecula--Success again marks Thornton Winery 28th Annual Champagne Jazz Series" by The Editor

"Oceanside--The Marina view adds to the excellent cuisine and ambiance of Oceanside Broiler" by The Editor

..Travel stories from earlier issues of"Vittles, Vintages & Voyages"

.."Stories on wine and dining from previous issues of Vittles"

.."Vittles series on four hundred miles of Oregon Coast"

.."Vittles series on our National Parks and Monuments"

.."San Francisco bar room stories and early days of journalism"

..""The Pleasure of Wine". A book written by Vittles Editor Joe Hilbers as a guide to wines, grape types and producing countries for new wine drinkers."

.."1123 days on a chair lift or 55 years of Skiing"

.."Battle of the Bulge--One Private's Story"

.."The Editor's Confidential File--a collection of human interest stories"

.."The Way It Should Be", an original science fiction story by Joseph Hilbers"

2010 marked Joe Hilbers' sixth decade in Journalism

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