Editor & Publisher:
Joe Hilbers

Articles from Previous Issues on Wines and Dining

Winter 2019-2020

""West Hollywood--'Australian Wine Made Our Way' was theme for seminars and trade tasting with 45 wineries taking part" " by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Monica--The Cheesecake Factory delights with an original, exciting menu" by Joe Hilbers

"Northridge--After 55 years Black Angus is still a showplace for western ambiance and cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Newport Beach-- Il Barone stands tall in the Southern California restaurant scene" by Ronnie Greenberg

""Beverly Hills--Fogo de Chao keeps increasing its dining experience with new cocktails and menu additions."" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--There was much to learn at the Simply Italian Great Wines seminars and tasting "" by Joe Hilbers

"Culver City--Bok Bok charts a new course to Eastern Mediterranean cuisines" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Thirty five years and still counting for Mandarette Cafe" by Joe Hilbers Fall 2019

"Temecula--Wine and food mix well on the De Portola Wine Trail" by Joe Hilbers

"Vernon--The Seven % Solution took a new approach to the tasting of California wines " by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Prosecco sparkling wines offer quality and value " by Joe Hilbers

"Brea--Good restaurants like Cedar Creek are where you find them " by Ronnie Greenberg

"Anaheim--Napa Rose showplaces California's wine country and cuisine at the highest level" by Joe Hilbers

"Temecula--Paisano's Restaurant at Pechanga Casino moved us back to Italy" by Joe Hilbers

"Temecula--Toast Restaurant's style and menu create new excitement for breakfast and lunch" by Joe Hilbers Summer 2019

"Santa Monica--An Airport wine tasting herralded the part 'Spirit of Benovia' will play in the 75th anniversary of D Day" by Joe Hilbers

"Palm Springs--'Delectably Palm Springs' perfectly described our culinary experiences" by Joe Hilbers

"Northridge--Macaroni Grill now featuring 'The Catch', Italian fish classics" by Joe Hilbers

""La Jolla--The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar shows the best of 'a wine country experience'" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Los Angeles--Farmhouse Restaurant shows rustic decor and downhome cuisine '" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--Sonoma County winegrowers and vintners had a story to be told at Media event" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Castilla y Leon shows much of Spainís heritage as well as fine wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Tarzana--Hummus Bar & Grill pleases with its Middle Eastern and Israeli cuisine" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--France's Loire Valley wines were on show at the Arts District" by Joe Hilbers

"West Hollywood--Hudson celebrates 10th anniversary with new menu and makeover" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Chianti Classico wines continue fame with that wondrous Sangiovese grape " by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Immortal Estate Slope offers new levels for Cabernet Sauvignon " by Joe Hilbers

"West Hollywood--Cork + Rind presented premium Sonoma wines with traditional French cheeses " by Joe Hilbers

Spring 2019

Los Angeles---"We took a 'bookish view" of Italian wines". by Joe Hilbers

"Northridge--Black Angus still on most successful ride" by Joe Hilbers

"Glendale--Phoenicia Restaurant...Simply Superb" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Hollywood--Once again the Kosher Food and Wine Experience was a big success" by Joe Hilbers

"Pasadena--Brookside Restaurant at the Rose Bowl shows new format with Happy Hour and new menu". by Joe Hilbers

Winter 2018

"Paso Robles-- Interesting cuisines well match the fine vintages" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--Spain's Great Match was all about the country's food and wine" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Sixth + Mill Pizzeria joins Art District culinary scene" by Joe Hilbers

"Rancho Palos Verdes--The Admiral Risty still at the helm after 52 years" by Joe Hilbers

West Hollywood--SUR Restaurant adds to its success with weekend Brunch"" by Ronnie Greenberg

Los Angeles---"New Italian wine--Taste the Passion' campaign launched in US. by Joe Hilbers

Los Angeles---"Mild Sauce Restaurant moves you back to traditional Chicago fare. by Joe Hilbers

Westwood--"What the Greek Island of Chios offers was a revealaton for this food writer" by Joe Hilbers

San Pedro--"Princess Cruises offers new culinary experiences with Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone" by Joe Hilbers

Fall 2018

"Mira Loma--In the Cucamonga Valley past and present meet at the historic Galleano Winery" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Temecula--Lots of wine and restaurants too" by Joe Hilbers

"Burbank--"'Sophisticated Bites' and trendy cocktails show new look for Hilton Garden Inn Expansion worldwide"" by Joe Hilbers

""Tustin--Tustin Ranch Golf Club offers fine dining in plush decor and ambiance"" by Joe Hilbers

"San Luis Obispo--After 38 years Cafe Roma is a legend in its own time" by Ronnie Greenberg P>

"Hollywood--New cocktails for Princess Cruises were presented to Media" by Joe Hilbers P>

"Glendale--Phoenicia Owner Ara Kalfayan named 'Restaurateur of the Year' by So. Calif Writers" by Joe Hilbers

Summer 2018

"Beverly Hills--Ocean Prime continues to please with its five stars <

"Los Angeles--We learned of San Antonio Tricentennial enjoying its culinary artistry" by Joe Hilbers

"Tustin--The Winery Restaurant has five stars for both cuisine and wine" by Ronnie Greenberg

"West Hollywood--Fantastic presentation of fine cuisine is the hallmark of Barton G Restaurant" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--Savor Italy seminar and tasting took us once again to exciting regional wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Artesa wines show old world style with Napa grapes" by Joe Hilbers

"Rancho Cucamonga--The Joseph Filippi Winery stands fast for 95 years in the Cucamonga Valley" by Joe Hilbers

Spring 2018

"Costa Mesa-The Stars keep falling on Golden Dragon Restaurant" by Joe Hilbers

"Anderson Valley--Here two families joined to open a winery named Fathers & Daughters Cellars" by Joe Hilbers

"Yorba Linda--Chef Navidi, his Oceans & Earth Restaurant and Farm are a look into the future" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Torrance--King's Hawaiian Restaurant takes you to the Islands with its ambiance and cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"West Hollywood--In Portugal local varietals are used in producing the distinctive wines of Alentejo" by The Editor's Vineyard

"Los Angeles--The Italian American Museum adds to the multi-ethnic history of the City" by The Editor

"Beverly Hills--Old and New World grapes and vintages come together at NuGreek Wines of Sonoma " by Joe Hilbers

"Argentina--Malbec, the grape varietal that has become a world wine traveler" by Joe Hilbers

Winter 2017

"Pacifica--Dining here includes a dramatic ocean view" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--The rich hearitage of Italian Cuisine shows aboard Princess Cruises" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Los Angeles--Maori dancers gave additional flavor to the New Zealand in a Glass event" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Pasadena--Maestro Restaurant shows true Mexican cuisine by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--Lebanon showed quality wines to match its long history" by The Editor's Vineyard

"Los Angeles--Westwood's Emporium Thai earns top rating for its food and service" by Joe Hilbers

"Marina Del Rey--Seminar and Tasting showed quality and value of South Africa wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--Savor Italy Tasting and Seminar showcased the best in foods and wines" by Joe Hilbers Fall 2017

"Los Angeles--Taix Restaurant is now celebrating 90 years" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Santa Monica--Pacific Dining Car continues to offer an exciting culinary style" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--It's all about great Italian food at Il Piccolo Verde in Brentwood" by The Editor

"Bonn--Study finds price influences decision on taste of wine" by The Editor's Vineyard

"Santa Monica--An In store Kiosk supplies all one wants to know about a wine" by Joe Hilbers

"Pasadena--Maestro Restaurant shows true Mexican cuisine by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--Lebanon showed quality wines to match its long history" by The Editor's Vineyard

"Los Angeles--Westwood's Emporium Thai earns top rating for its food and service" by Joe Hilbers

"Marina Del Rey--Seminar and Tasting showed quality and value of South Africa wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Hollywood--The remake of 800 Degrees in Hollywood made for an exciting coming out party" by Joe Hilbers

"Ensenada--Bodegas de Santo Tomas, Baja's oldest winery, continues its expansion" by Joe Hilbers

Summer 2017

"West Hollywood--Since 1885, and four generations, Cecchi Family Estates has been making outstanding Chianti Classico wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Sparkling indeed---The Cava Wines of Codorniu-Raventos" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--Casa Fina maintains Boyle Heights traditions with classic Mexican cuisine" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Los Angeles--We learned much about Italy's Moscato d'Asti sweet wines" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--Valpolicella and Lugana wines showed well at tasting event" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"West Hollywood--The matching of food and Austerity wines at Lucques was perfect" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--Santa Barbara Road Show had wines of all six appellations on display" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

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

"Santa Ana--After 50 years Benjies remains supreme with its New York Deli style experience" by Joe Hilbers

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

"Long Beach--L'Opera Restaurant, its excellence in place for 27 years" by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Monica-'Savor Italy' lived up to its billing with exciting food and wine" by Joe Hilbers

Spring 2017

"San Francisco--At Pier 39 our dining at Fog Harbor Fish House was memorable" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"San Francisco--At The Dorian we knew we were in this cosmopolitan City" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

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

"Los Angeles--The Kosher Wine and Food Experience was a great success" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

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

"Westlake Village--The California Jazz & Wine event was a great success" by Joe Hilbers

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

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

Winter 2016

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

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

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

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

"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

Fall 2016

"Los Angeles--Cusumano wines show Sicilian varietals at their very best" by Joe Hilbers

"West Hollywood--Domane Wachau tasting was display of superior Austrian wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Pasadena--The Old and the new merge at Raymond Restaurant" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Anaheim--Jagerhaus Restaurant shows authentic German cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Glendale--Phoenicia matches Lebanon wines with its ethnic cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Escondido--Stone Brewing World Bistro & Garden well deserves its popularity" by Joe Hilbers

"Burlingame--At Del'Oliva there was much to learn about the characteristics of Olive Oil" by The Editor

"Beverly Hills--The Kobrand tasting was perfect for meeting Italian vintners in person" by The Editor

"Salinas Valley--An Artisan Craft Distillery adds to the region's agricultural complexity" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--New Japanese Green Tea Cafe gets grand introduction" by The Editor

Special 25th Edition 2016

"San Diego--Contemporary cuisine pleases at Rancho Bernardo Inn's Avant Restaurant " by The Editor

"Phoenix--At the table we found everything from cowboy fare to wine dinners" by The Editor

"Carlsbad--West Inn's attractions include two outstanding restaurants" by Joe Hilbers

"Carlsbad--It all comes together for five stars at Paon Restaurant and Wine Bar by Joe Hilbers

"Woodland Hills--Joey at the Village is contemporary in design, ambiance and cuisine" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Los Angeles--'Bordeaux Under One Roof' highlighted modest prices for famous name wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Champagne Palmer takes its place as producer of top quality cuvees" by The Editor

"West Hollywood--Bodegas Beronia wines successfully capture the quality of Spain's La Rioja region" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Through centuries Port has lost none of its appeal" by The Editor

"West Hollywood--Savour Australia tasting showed quality of 'down under' wines" by Joe Hilbers

Summer 2016

"West Hollywood--We discovered much to like in learning about France's Loire Valley wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Kosher wines and food were showcased at Peterson Museum event" by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Monica--Inotheke brings Mediterranean to the Pacific" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Westlake Village--Conejo Valley rocked with the Calif. Jazz and Wine Festival" by The Editor

"Century City--The Passion Jura wine event showed interesting varietals and vintages" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Franco on Melrose pleases with Italian cuisine and ambiance" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach--A creative seafood cuisine and scenic ambance come together at Parkers' Lighthouse" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--San Antonio Winery celebrates 99 years in the City" by The Editor

"Pacific Coast Wine Trail--We moved through Harmony, Cambria and Morro Bay seeking the wineries" by Joe Hilbers

Spring 2016

"Beverly Hills--On the west side Natalee is a delightful Thai retreat" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Santa Monica--Those Grands Crus Bordeaux wines excelled at Fairmont Miramar Hotel" by Joe Hilbers

"Rancho Palos Verdes--The Admiral Risty still at flank speed after 50 years" by Joe Hilbers

"Agoura Hills--Niroj Restaurant offers fine dining with Kurdish cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Hollywood--Slow Wines of Italy Tasting received high marks at Taglyan Complex Center" by The Editor

"Sicily wines--New era shows style and quality of Sicilian vintages" by Joe Hilbers

"Baja, Mexico--The history of wine, globally and at Valle de Guadalupe, is well told at Museo de La Vid y El Vino" by The Editor

Winter 2015

"Lompoc--We found restaurants to match the exciting local wines" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--Vernetti's offers Larchmont Village an exciting Italian cuisine" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Lompoc--We hada happy time tasting our way on the Lompoc Valley Wine Trail" By The Editor

Fall 2015

"Claremont --The Village has much to offer in its variety of restaurants" by Joe Hilbers

"Venice--A reborn Whaler merges the old with much new" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Baja--Our culinary experiences proved to be adventurous" by Joe Hilbers

"San Diego--The beach scene includes a variety of culinalry experiences" by Joe Hilbers

Summer 2015

"Los Angeles--Pacific Dining Car has shared the City's history for nine decades" by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Monica--This Pacific Dining Car is celebrating 25 years" by Joe Hilbers

"Toluca Lake--Continental, well named with its globel cuisine" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Santa Monica--Vino California tasting was about the wines of Italy" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--Provence wines dzzled at tasting" by The Editor

Spring 2015

"Newport Beach--The Winery Restaurant brings raves from one and all" by Joe Hilbers

"West Los Angeles--Open Sesame Restaurant revealed Lebanon cuisine and wines for us" by Joe Hilbers

"Costa Mesa--Elegant tasting showed best of Santa Lucia Highlands " by Joe Hilbers

"Agoura Hills--Prime Steakhouse brings culinary elegance " by Ronnie Greenberg

"Culver City--The trend to convenient packaged foods includes many from Japan" by Joe Hilbers

"Solvang--Our visit included interesting culinary experiences" by The Editor

Winter 2014-15

"Chino--Owen's Bistro offers views of new culinary arts" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--Spain's Great Wine Match showed outstanding vintages" by The Editor

"Westwood--Classic Italian cuisine can be found at Il Piccolo Verde" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Solvang--Our visit with Louis Lucas and Judge Royce Lewellen was an educational experience" by The Editor

"Culver City--Japan food showcase presented at cooking school" by The Editor

"West Los Angeles--Catalan wines dazzle at Wine House tasting" by The Editor

"Ventura--LangTwin wines and Cafe Zack cuisine were a perfect match" by The Editor

Fall 2014

"Oxnard--Our dining included pleasant surprises" by The Editor

"West Los Angeles--Catalan wines dazzle at Wine House tasting" by The Editor

"Hollywood--At Renaissance Restaurant an unusual format adds to winemaker dinners" by The Editor

"Riverside--Cafe Sevilla offers traditional Sp;anish cuisine" by Jeri Wilson

"Napa Valley--Wine touring is a delightful way to spend a day" by Dan Ehrler

"Yuma--Olive trees are now planted in the Imperial Valley" by The Editor

"Santa Monica--Vino California Grand Tasting showed exciting Italian wines" by The Editor

Summer 2014

"Anaheim Hills--Our intrepid reviewer liked Reunion Restaurant" by Jeri Wilson

"Santa Monica--Bordeaux Vintners Showed their famous name wines" by The Editor

"Tustin--Fine dining and exciting events are to be found at Tustin Ranch Golf Club" by The Editor

"Marina Del Rey--Here you will learn the art of making true Neopolitan Pizza" by The Editor

Spring 2014

"Murrieta--Good restaurants, like gold, are where you find them" by Jeri Wilson

" Los Angeles--Restaurants honored for featuring authentic Italian cuisine" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--The Black Roster still reigns for Chianti Classico" by The Editor

" Bellflower--After 27 years Cafe Camellia remains supreme with its French-Asian cuisine" by The Editor

Winter 2013

" Temecula-- It was showtime for dining during Restaurant Month" by The Editor

" San Diego--Our dining was Mexican and Chinese" by Joe Hilbers

" Los Angeles--The 'Discover Sake' Seminar and Tasting was just as billed" by Joe Hilbers

" Beverly Hills--Kobrand seiminar offered exciting Italian Vintages" by Joe Hilbers

" Los Angeles--'Pinot in the City', staged by Willamette Vintners, was a winner" by Joe Hilbers

" Yorba Linda--Asian classics highlight menu at The Red Thai Room" by The Editor

" Santa Ana--In its long reign Royal Khyber has remained true to a classic Indian cuisine." by The Editor

"Beachhouse Label from South Africa makes entry to U.S. market" Fall 2013

" West Hollywood--Le Petit Bistro whisks one from L.A. to a Paris restaurant and French cuisine." by The Editor

" Los Angeles--A unique beef and classic Korean cuisine mark the Star King BBQ" by Joe Hilbers

" Pacific Beach--World Famous has been pleasing seaside diners for decades." by The Editor

"Murrieta--Bulldog Brewery shows hand crafted beers in a bistro setting"

" Las Vegas--At La Cave we found our kind of buffet" by Jeanne Bartlett

" Beverly Hills--'Wines from Don Quixote's Spain', that man from La Mancha still excites" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

" San Diego--We found exciting ethnic dining." by The Editor

" Los Angeles--Grand indeed were the seminars and tasting of Italian wines at Vino California" by The Editor

"Marina Del Rey--Here you will learn the art of making true Neopolitan Pizza" by The Editor

Summer 2013

" Laughlin--Our stay offered many dining options" by The Editor

" Oxnard--At Channel Islands Harbor Hollywood Beach Wine Company has exciting food and wine" by The Editor

" Beverly Hills--What could be more Italian than Chianti?" by The Editor

" Catalina Island--Avalon now has a restaurant tasting tour" by The Editor

" Los Angeles--Grand indeed were the seminars and tasting of Italian wines at Vino California" by The Editor

" Bordeau vintners show their finest as they "Le Cercle" Beverly Hills by The Editor

" Beverly Hills--Specialty products from Italy's Calabria region were on display"

Spring 2013 <

"On Carnival Inspiration we found much to like with Mardi Gras dining" by The Editor

" Hollywood--Yamashiro continues its legacy for exciting dining adventures" by The Editor

" Long Beach--Most tasty was the Long Beach Symphony Chefs' Challenge"

"Long Beach--The Queen Mary's ScotsFest has much to offer" by The Editor

"Ensenada, Mexico--A visit to Santo Tomas Winery, the oldest in Baja" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Westlake Village--We found the Buick Discovery food and wine tour an excellent event" by Joe Hilbers

"Avalon--Steve's Steakhouse pleases visitors to Catalina Island" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

" San Martin--Clos LaChance is a showplace in the Santa Clara Wine Region" by The Editor

" Glendale--Lebanon has a six thousand year history of wine" by The Editor

Winter 2012-13

"Yorba Linda--The Nixon Library's East Room was the perfect place for the Fall Wine Classic" by Joe Hilbers

"Temecula--Restaurant Month was presented in high fashion with chefs and owners" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--Tempranillo grape is king with Ribera del Duero Spanish wines" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Newport Beach--New banquet room adds to dining pleasures at IL Barone Restorante" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Los Angeles--Sparkling wines from four countries took center stage at DSWE seminar" by Joe Hilbers, Editor

"Redondo Beach--King Harbor is home to some outstanding restaurants" " by The Editor

"Chasing Venus took us on a long road of inquiry" "

"Temecula--Thornton Winery's Jazz concert was perfect for a celebration" " by The Editor

"There is a lot to be learned from the label on the bottle"

"Ventura--Four Brix Winery celebrates first anniversary at new location"

Fall 2012

"Ventura--Four Brix Winery celebrates first anniversary at new location"

"Oxnard--A bit of Italy can be found at La Dolce Vita" by Jeanne Bartlett

"Newport Beach--Harborside Restaurant has it all at Balboa Pavilion" " by the Editor

"Winnetka--Rodney's Rockaway proved to be the perfect Cab for Pappy's Father Day Bash" " by The Editor's Vineyard

"Los Angeles--Rock 'N Fish now shows at Downtown L.A. Live Campus" by Mel and Ronnie Greenberg

.."Los Angeles--Italian wines sparkled at VivaVino grand tasting" by Joe Hilbers

. Hollywood--It was all Tinsel Town at Twist Restaurant's KJazz Buffet."" by The Editor

. Moorpark--The Secret Garden Restaurant cuisine pleased Wino."" by The Editor

Summer 2012

.."Las Vegas--The glass indeed made the difference at our Palazzo wine tasting" by The Jeanne Bartlett

.."Los Angeles--Italian Milan Expo will use the theme of sustainable food resources" by The Editor

.."Anaheim--A bottle of BIN #7 took a long journey to a successful conclusion" by The Editor

.."Anaheim--A letter tells all about the new Ranch Restaurant and Saloon "

.West Hollywood--Jordan Winery celebrated 40th anniversary high above the Sunset Strip."" by The Editor's Vineyard

Spring 2012

.."Napa--Downtown revealed exciting wine tasting rooms on a walking tour" by Jeanne Bartlett

.."A new name, image and menu are introduced at Daphne's"

.."When it comes to wines new trends are a constant" by The Editor's Vineyard

..Oxnard-- Ventura Wino dinner proved memorable with Magnavino Cellars wines and Cafe Zack cuisine" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."There is no end to the learning process when it comes to wines and vines" by The Editor's Vineyard

Winter 2011-2012

.."As usual the picnic basket also contained good wines" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Rodney Strong's Alexander Crown Cabernet was the right wine for this party bash" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Sparkling wines are a must for the festivities of the holiday season" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Oxnard--Sugar Beets Restaurant shows exciting dining" by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Sunset Strip--Isla Cantina pleases with innovative Mexican and Latino fare" by The Editor

Fall 2011

.."Lake of the Ozarks--Five and four star restaurants proved to be culinary adventures" by Joe Hilbers

.."Temecula--The Vampires were kept at bay during this Garlic Cook Off" by The Editor

.."Consumer wine tastes vary greatly across U.S. " by The Editor's Vineyard

.."San Miguel--Villa San-Juliete Winery follows fame of 'American Idol' owners" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Woodinville, Washington--Chateau Ste. Michelle is a showplace to see" by Jeanne BartlettP>

.."Orange--Shiki has been pleasing people for 36 years with its Japanese cuisine" by Joe Hilbers Summer 2011

.."Los Angeles--The Italians are Coming" by Joe Hilbers

.."Beverly Hills--Old vines of a unique varietal make Toro Spanish wines exciting" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."West Hollywood--New Zealand booming wine industry producing exciting premium wines" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Once again it was 'on with the show' at Thornton Winery" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Tustin--Culinary arts reign supreme at The Winery" by Joe Hilbers Spring 2011 <

.."Santa Monica--Sparkling indeed was the Italian Wine Gala at Valentino Ristorante" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Keyways Winery introduces David Raffael as winemaker" by The Editor's Vineyard P>

.."Wine marketing now creating brands for specific California appellations" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Ventura county--It now offers its own wine road" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Escondido--Orfila Winery names Justin Mund as winemaker" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Cherry Valley--Highland Springs Resort offers visitors an idyllic setting and fine dining" by Joe Hilbers

.."Temecula--David Vergari named Thornton Winemaker" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Los Padres--It was a great summer for outings, picnics and wine" by The Editor's Vineyard P>

.."Indio--Joy Restaurant at Fantasy Springs Hotel shows exciting Asian cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

.."Union, Maine--Maine wineries now planting vineyards to add grape vintages to its traditiional fruit wines" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Joe Hart and his Family Vineyard has been a leader in developing Valley wines" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Portland, Maine--We found classic Inns and fine dining on our visit" by The Editor

.."Temecula--Temet Grill shows talents of Chef Salvatore Guileano" by The Editor

.."Pacific City, Oregon--Our visit was luxurious, scenic and serene" by The Editor

.."Temecula--The wine world is widely diverse and multi-cultural" by The Editor's Vineyard

.." Napa--The skill of the winemaker commences in the Vineyard" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Oregon--Our forays into its wines proved exciting and memorable" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Industry Hills--There is nothing quite like Cima's 'East meets West' buffet extravaganza"

.."Malibu Pier--The Beachcomber Restaurant is a rewarding experience"
By The Editor

.." Ridge Route--It was a season for 'Have wine, will travel" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."California continues to add wineries and vineyards" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Ship Tastings--We Writers continued the tradition of wine as a must on an ocean voyage" by The Editor

.."Long Beach--Restaurant Writers honor top restaurants at Awards Banquet"

.."Hollywood--Renaissance Restaurant offers a unique dining experience"
By The Editor

.."Napa Valley--How a school project turned into a hundred dollar bottle of wine" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Bulgaria--Wines from faraway places offer interest and variety" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Zuma Beach--For ocean side dining a visit to Sunset Restaurant has much to please" by The Editor

.."Uptown Whittier--Culinary excellence marks Seta Restaurant"
By The Editor

.."Camarillo--Sheila's Place shows excellent cuisine and fine wines" by Jeanne Bartlett

.."Temecula--Food and Travel Writers meet at Thornton Winery"
By The Editor

.."California Winemakers look with increasing favor on single vineyard wines"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."When drinking wine the glass can make surprising differences in enjoyment"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Summer picnics must include wine"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Industry Hills--Red Restaurant earns place as premiere dining house" by Joe Hilbers

.."Glendale--Phoenicia delights with a wonderful Lebanese cuisine and ambiance"
By The Editor

.."Ventura--Tracking the mushroom from seed to dinner table was an exciting event"
By The Editor

.."San Diego--Orfila Winery is a delight for visits and tastings"
By The Editor

.."Hahn wines show quality of Central Coast vineyards"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."West Los Angeles--NineThirty Restaurant shows elegance both indoors and poolside"
By The Editor

.."Oxnard--David Herzog Family History a remarkable adventure"
By The Editor

.."Los Angeles--Santa Lucia Highlands showed best at tasting"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."California Vintners offering more single vineyard wines"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Napa Valley--Desserts should have classic wines to match"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Oxnard--Herzog's 2009 International Wine & Food Festival was a winner"
By The Editor

.."Yorba Linda--Southern California Writers honor award winning restaurants at gala event"
By The Editor

.."Avalon--Catalina Country Club offers a unique and picturesque dining experience"

By The Editor

..California winemakers enjoy choices with a wide number of varietals available"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Sparkling wines come into their own during the holiday season"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Santa Clara Valley--A wonderful wine country "
By Carole Ehrler

..Madera--The Vineyard Restaurant celebrates 30 years of fine dining "
By The Editor

..Sonoma--Godwin Vineyards and Bennett Valley combine for a superior Merlot "
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Newport Beach--Back Bay Bistro is destined to become showplace for Newport Dining"
By The Editor

.."Avalon--Catalina Country Club offers a unique and picturesque dining experience"

By The Editor

..California winemakers enjoy choices with a wide number of varietals available"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Sparkling wines come into their own during the holiday season"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Madera--The Vineyard Restaurant celebrates 30 years of fine dining "
By The Editor

..Sonoma--Godwin Vineyards and Bennett Valley combine for a superior Merlot "
By The Editor's Vineyard

.Pala Casino shows fine dining indeed at Mama's Cucina Italiana.""
By Joe Hilbers, Editor

..San Luis Obispo--Keep fine dining in mind when visiting this Central Coast City"
By The Editor

.."Anaheim--Wang Tcheng pleases with both elegant decor and an innovative Chinese Cuisine"
By The Editor

.."Temecula--Thornton's Cafe Champagne mirrors best of wine country"
By Jeanne Bartlett

..Ho Ho and a bottle of Mount Gay Eclipse rum

..San Luis Obispo--York Mountain appellation shows at Shadow Canyon Cellars Tasting Room "
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Lodi Appellation--It has played a key role in sustainable winemaking"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Germany's Mosel--St. Urbans-Hof shows exciting wines of the famed region "
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Lodi--Pioneer tradition plays a large role in Mettler Family Vineyards"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Oxnard--WINO matched Rancho Ventavo Cellars with La Dolce Vita Restaurant for an exciting Heritage Square Patio dinner"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Ventura--The County now offers its very own Wine Trail "
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Fallbrook--One Winery in a unique setting"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Today's Bordeaux wines continue a reputation for superior vintages"

By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Santa Clara Valley--Its wines and wineries blend the old and the new very well"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Rancho Ventavo Cellars joins Ventura Vintners"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Mendocino--Little Black Dress Wines show both in quality and at celebrity awards and charity events"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Pala Mesa--Fine dining is present at the Resort's Aquaterra Restaurant"
By The Editor

.."Fallbrook--We found our kind of Italian restaurant at Brother's Bistro"
By The Editor

.."Camarillo--At Bistro 13 think classic Italian cuisine"
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."Tijuana--L A Cetto shows Baja wines at tasting room"

By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Santa Monica--The Wines of Burgundy displayed their quality at Southland tasting"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Ventura--Culinary excellence at Hush Restaurant makes for an exciting dining adventure"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--A toast with Thornton's Blanc de Noir started the 2007 Crush"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Oregon Coast--Ocean scenery adds to luster of Flying Dutchman wines"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Santa Monica--At the 'Taste of Napoli' we learned how a tradition of pasta making extends back 500 years"
By The Editor

.."Beverly Hills--Duckhorn continues tradition of carefully crafted red wines"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Australia's Barossa Valley shows winemaking history"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Temecula--Thornton's Winery Cafe Champagne lives up to its reputation for excellence"
By Joe Hilbers

.."Camarillo--"Charn's Restaurant with Thai cuisine has enjoyed a two decade run"
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."Oregon Central Coast--A food and wine safari best describes our culinary experiences"
By The Editor

.."Tobin James Paso Robles wines wow WINO members at dinner"

By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Arneis, that 'Little Rascal' has finally come of age"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."West Hollywood--Palm Restaurant cuisine and Joseph Phelps wines prove to be a perfect match"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."New Marilyn Wine shows Playboy photo on the label"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Irvine--Dreams come through at new Kimera Restaurant"
By The Editor

.."Camarillo--"Verona Trattoria is a perfect fit in Old Town"
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."The Wines of Ferrari-Carano continue to excite with new estate vintages and brands',"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Quality boxed wines find increasing favor with the American consumer"

By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Interest and educaton of wines continues unabated at Ventura Chapter of WINO"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..More and more vintners show interest in producing Rose Wines
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."La Quinta--Outstanding cuisine and service show at Arnold Palmer Restaurant"
By The Editor

.."Camarillo--"Safire is all new and pleases in Camarillo"
By Jeanne Bartlett

.."Montevina and Amador County combine to produce outstanding zinfandels"
By The Editor's Vineyard

..Sonoma--Valley vintners plan "Passport Weekend" for May 19th and 20th.
By The Editor

..Survey sees U.S. becoming No. 1 world wine market
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Marketing demands creating some most unusual names on wine labels"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."How our search for a long lost varietal, Grignolino, proved most successful"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Pinnacle Restaurant shows best of wine country cuisine"
The Editor's Vineyard

.."San Diego--This Wine Class was an evening to remember"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."The 'Eat Asian-Drink Alsace' idea proved an outstanding success"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Winemakers continue to seek single, select Napa Valley vineyards"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Add Frangipani Winery to a new wine road"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Mendocino county--In California the saga of Pinot Noir has been a series of ups, downs and finally up again"
The Editor's Vineyard

.."Menlo Park--Angelo Mio pleases with honest Italian cuisine
By Joe Hilbers

.."Studio City--Beaujolais Nouveau event still a time for good wine, food and fun"
By The Editor

.."San Diego--Classic dining and service prevail at Baci Ristorante Italiano"
By The Editor

.."Coro Mendocino-A new way to market wine with a proprietary regional brand"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Red Belly Red wines are interesting as the name"
By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Temecula--Elegant South Coast Resort hosted the Vintners Gold Dinner and Auction"
The Editor's Vineyard

..Pasadena--Culinary Facility and Students make the Five Sixty-One Restauran Unique
By The Editor

.."Los Angeles--The Southern California Restaurant Historical Society paid homage to the legendary Brown Derby Restaurants
By The Editor

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Grape Day offered promising outlook for Southern California wineries and growers"

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Los Angeles' San Antonio Winery offers visitors tours and exciting dining"

.."Hollywood--A new Society looks back to the great restaurants of the past"

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Restaurant wine by the glass programs prove to be a real winner in new survey"

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Wines of Alsace and Cotes du Rhone took top billing at recent Los Angeles Expo"

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Movia white wines from Slovenia wine favor in Los Angeles showing"

.."Costa Mesa--The Golden Dragon still offers a classic Chinese dinner house and cuisine" by The Editor

.."Newport Beach--Royal Thai Cuisine restaurants continue their successful ways" by The Editor

.."Hollywood--Writers honor Renaissance and its talented Sommelier" by Joe Hilbers

.."Anaheim--Hilton's Pavia shows an exciting Italian cuisine"

.."Ladera Ranch--Infusion Restaurant delights with exciting cuisine and decor" by The Editor

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Palandri wines from western Australia show well at Sunset Strip event"

.."The Editor's Vineyard--The wines of Burgundy proved their mettle at Santa Monica seminar

.."West Hollywood--Hotel Bel Age's Ten20 pleases with good food and service plus live entertainment" by The Editor

.."Hollywood--The Magic Castle continues to delight and excite the visitor" by The Editor

.."San Francisco--Chefs meet the challenge at Quady Elysium competition"

.."The Editor's Vineyard--Ironstone takes title as the most 'beautiful winery in the world"

.."Tuolumne County--The Seven Sisters Restaurant at the Black Oak Casino led the way to some outstanding dining on a visit to Sierra's Mother Lode Country" by The Editor

.."Long Beach--Elegance still reigns at Queen Mary's Chelsea Restaurant" by The Editor

.."West Hollywood--Unique cuisine and decor mark the Kung Pao Bistro restaurants" by Joe Hilbers

.."It was 'All Aboard' for tasting California Petite Sirah" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."The Italians howed their finest wines in Santa Monica" by The Editor's VineyardSpecial Southern California dining Section

.."Hollywood--The Renaissance Restaurant offers a welcome innovation to the winemaker dinner" by The Editor

.."Meritage wines are taking their rightful place in U.S. market" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Souvignon Blanc is becoming increasingly popular with the American consumer" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California dining Section

.."Los Angeles--Fine Italian cuisine continues the fame of Cardini at the Wilshire Grand Hotel" by The Editor

.."West Hollywood--The Courtyard and its Tapas capture the essence of Spanish cuisine" by The Joe Hilbers

.."Hollywood--Fine cuisine and wines reign supreme at Manor Hotel's Renaissance Restaurant" isine"

.."Winemakers air their views on how the oak barrel effects their vintages" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."German Rieslings show longevity in 20th anniversary tasting" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California dining Section

.."Long Beach--New culinary team dazzles at Sir Winston's aboard the Queen Mary" by The Joe Hilbers

.."Los Angeles--Downtown Palm Restaurant offers fine dining with a casual decor and fun atmosphere"

.."Santa Monica--Acadie is all about French Crepes"

.."Culver City--San Gennaro Cafe is a big success with its Italian cuisine"

.."Redding--We found some interesting restaurants and chefs in Redding"

.."California vintners show their best in L.A. tastings" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Chardonnay still leads as Americans favorite wine" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."Los Angeles--Tantra takes Indian dining to a new level of excellence and excitement"

.."West Los Angeles--Old World cuisine and decor are joined at Tanino Ristorante & Bar"

.."West Hollywood--19 Southland chefs showed their best at Quady Elysium matchup" by The Editor

.."Studio City--La Salsa Grill chain presents new generation of Mexican entrees"

.."Pepi shows screw cap bottles for folks with clumsy hands" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."San Diego--The Westgate Hotel's Le Fontainebleau is truly luxury dining"

.."Temecula--Add fine dining to the many attractions at Pechange Resort" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Los Angeles--Japanese cuisine excels at Sai Sai in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel"

.."San Diego--"The "Silver Wind" takes luxury cruising to a new level by The Editor

.."Santa Monica--Houston's proves you can't get far from sushi in California" by The Editor

.."Temecula--Carol's at Baily Winery is about dining in the vineyards"

.."When it comes to an exciting family history its hard to beat some European vintners" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Quality plus value--the way to a wine drinker's glass" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."San Luis Obispo--Central Coast offers some exciting choices in restaurants" by The Editor

.."San Luis Obispo--The Harvest Celebration was a tasty event indeed" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."California winemakers study change in vintage blending" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."West Los Angeles--Gulfstream wows the folks in Century City with its contemporary cuisine and decor" by The Editor

.."Disneyland Resort--The Blue Bayou Terrace offers a refreshing interlude while enjoying a full day at the Park" by The Editor

.."Huntington Beach--The cuisine is contemporary at the new Lazy Dog Cafe" by The Editor

.."Pasadena--The Yard House brings some excitement to Paseo Colorado complex" By Joe Hilbers

.."Add chardonnay to the California wines that will continue to age and improve in the bottle" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."The wines of Provence make their mark with fine Roses and are now finding ever increasing popularity in the U.S." by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."Santa Monica--Typhoon shows Pacific Rim fare with great elan" by The Editor

.."Los Angeles--Kyoto offers fine Japanese dining at the Wilshire Grand Hotel" by The Editor

.."Los Angeles--The views, martinis and superb cuisine of Chef Andrade made our visit to Windows a perfect dining experience" by The Editor

.."Brea--Taps creates fine brews and cuisine in a casual atmosphere" by The Editor

.."The Consumer now has a truly global marketplace for chosing wines" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."Want 15,940 glasses of wine, or need 3,940 bottles? then you need exactly one acre of wine grapes" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."Los Angeles--Maggiano's offers classic Italian food at Farmers Market"

.."Santa Monica--Hotel Le Merigot's Cezanne Restaurant lives up to its name with Provence Cuisine" by The Editor

.."New Varietals from Winemakers offer consumers exciting choices" by The Editor's Vineyard

Special Southern California Dining Section

.."Long Beach--Some exciting dining awaits the visitor" by The Editor

.."Mumm's Cordon Rouge celebrates 125 years" by The Editor's Vineyard

Southern California Dining Section

.."Cerritos--Pacific Rim cuisine an 'art form' at Arte Cafe" by The Editor

.."Westchester--The Buggy Whip--a restaurant pleasing people for 50 years" by The Editor

.."Los Angeles--Hotel Bonaventure's L.A. Prime Restaurant delivers as billed" By Joe Hilbers

..Marina Del Rey--Marguerite--A bit of France's Province in Marina Del Rey" By Joe Hilbers

.."West Los Angeles--West Side gets dim sum thanks to Joyce Cafe"

.."Forget 'Vin Ordinaire', Now everyday wines offer real value while premium wines are reaching every new heights in quality" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Like wine all olive oils are not the same"

Southern California Dining Section

.."Santa Monica--Pradeep's shows an award winning Indian cuisine"

.."Anaheim--'Hook's Pointe's goal--Pleasing diners from just about everywhere"

..Los Angeles--Zucca Ristorante adds diversity to downtown L.A.'s dining scene" By Joe Hilbers

.."Whatever the occasion the world celebrates with champagne" by The Editor's Vineyard Southern California Dining Section

.."Anaheim, White House proves the American Dream" by The Editor

..Costa Mesa--Z'Tejas brings southwestern fare to So. California" By Joe Hilbers

.."Sonoma County--Where the Early Beginnings of the California Wine Industry can be found" by The Editor

.."Are California Wines Too Expensive" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Anaheim--Dining at Napa Rose in Disney's Grand Californian Hotel is a Memorable Exerience"

.."California Cuisine is Alive and Well in Sonoma County" by The Editor

.."California winemakers enjoy the luxury to consider and use grapes from every region and appellation in crafting a vintage" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Exciting wines from South America and Australia are in the marketplace" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."South Florida--Fine dining and exciting cuisines" by The Editor

.."California winemakers greet the 21st Century with single vineyard vintages, bold blends and exciting new varietals" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Classic Varietals get fresh looks from California Winemakers" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Remarkable Wines Come From Australia's Chateau Tahbilk" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Syrah, Pinot Gris, new blends add pleasure for today's wine drinkers" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Reserve Wines Show Skills of State's Vintners" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."British Columbia--Tasting local wines is its own reward when visiting Vancouver"

.."Quality wines can still be found at affordable prices" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Whether in Washington, California or Australia the quality of the wines keeps getting better" by The Editor's Vineyard

.."Australian wines--Owen's Estate wines a new U.S. entry" by Editor's Vineyard

.."California wines--some that are easy on the family budget" by Editor's Vineyard

H4>.."California wines--Vintners now producing Sangiovese and Shiraz" By The Editor's Vineyard

.."South Africa--Its wines show versatility" By Editor's Vineyard

.."Napa-Sonoma-Red wines of premium quality" by Editor's Vineyard

.."The quality keeps getting better" By The Editor's Vineyard

.."Sonoma Wines--Impressive indeed" The Editor's Vineyard

.."Vintners trying new varietals",

.."To see the wine country try ballooning",

.."California wines--a quality story",

.."In wine variety is the spice",

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