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Exploring the Vineyards of California

by Jon Rusciano

Paso Robles, Better With Age (3)
Jon and his wine buddies visit Booker Vineyards, Paix Sur Terre, Daou Vineyards and Firestone Walker Brewing Company.

Paso Robles, Better With Age (2)
Jon and his wine buddies visit the Hearst Castle and Paso Terra, a quality seafood restaurant in Paso Robles.

Paso Robles, Better With Age (1)
Jon and his wine buddies visit Turley Vineyards, Gray Wolf Cellars, Linne Calodo Winery and Denner Vineyards.

¿Qué Pasa? Paso Robles 4
Jon and his wine travel buddies visit Eden Canyon Vineyards and Turley Wine Cellars.

¿Qué Pasa? Paso Robles 3
Jon and his wine travel buddies visit Booker Wines, Grey Wolf Cellars, Villa Creek Winery and Linne Calodo Winery.

¿Qué Pasa? Paso Robles 2
Day two takes Jon and his buddies to Justin Vineyards & Winery, Daou Vineyards,Poalillo Vineyards, and Denner Vineyards.

¿Qué Pasa? Paso Robles
Jon and his wine travel buddies visit Turley Wine Cellars on their first day in Paso Robles.

My Napa Connection
Jon and son Jon Rusciano visit Ludwig's Fine Wine & Spirits in San Anselmo, California and wineries in the Napa Valley.

Touring Napa Valley, California
Highlights include Beau Wine Tours, Sullivan Vineyards, Trefethen Family Vineyards and the Martini House restaurant.

Little Wine, Much Shopping.. My Wife Visits Napa
Jon covets the wineries while Cathy covets the quaint shops on Main Street in St. Helena.

Napa Valley – Back with a Vengeance
Jon visits Napa in November to experience that time of year in the Valley.

March-ing through Napa – Chapter One
Jon visits Stag's Leap Winery, Stag's Leap Cellars, Spottswoode's Winery, and Shafer Vineyards.

March-ing through Napa – Chapter Two
Jon visits Cain Winery, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Napa Wine Company, Hess, and Trefethen.

March-ing through Napa – Chapter Three
Jon visits Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery, Cakebread Cellars, Kuleto Estate Winery, and Gustavo Thrace.

Schramsberg Sparkling Enlightenment
Jon enjoys Camp Schramsberg and learns a lot about methode champenoise.

Spring “Release” – Chapter 1
Jon visits Martin Estate Winery and Cliff Lede Vineyards on this Spring trip.

Spring "Release" --Chapter 2
Jon, Calvin and Dave visit Elyse Winery, Hanzell Vineyards, Kuleto Estate Winery, Bella Vineyards, Martinelli Winery and Hartford Family Winery.

Spring "Release" --Chapter 3
Jon and his gang visit Robert Keenan Winery, Vineyard Seven and Eight, Orin Swift Cellar, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards and O'Shaughnessy Winery.

Spring “Release” -- Chapter 4
Jon and company visit Chappellet Winery, Darioush Winery, Kuleto Estate Winery, Steltzner Vineyards, and Acme Fine Wines.

Exploration - Paso Robles Wine Country
Jon ventures to a different part of California by visiting Paso Robles in the Central Coast and Eden Canyon Winery, Grey Wolf Cellars, Booker Vineyard, Linne Calodo, Turley Wine Cellars, Denner Vineyards, Villa Creek Cellars, Kenneth Volk Vineyards, Chateau Margene and Calcareous Vineyard.

Visiting Eden Canyon Vineyards
Jon visits Eden Canyon Winery in Paso Robles.

March “Mmmm-Madness” – Chapter 1
Jon visits Shafer Vineyards, Seavey Vineyards, Anderson Conn Valley Vineyards, and Costello di Amorosa with friends.

March “Mmmm-Madness” – Chapter 2
Jon visits Spottswoode Estate Winery, Behrens & Hitchcock Winery, Orin Swift Cellars, and Juslyn Vineyards with friends.

March “Mmmm-Madness” – Chapter 3
Jon visits Outpost Winery, Cade Winery, Ladera Vineyards, and Kuleto Estate Winery with friends.

Springtime Escape --Sonoma/Napa -- Part One
Jon's highlights include Merry Edwards Winery, Kosta Browne Wine, Lynmar Estate, Gary Farrell Vineyards, and Cabaud Wines.

Springtime Escape – Napa – Part Two
Jon and his friends enjoy Shafer Vineyards, Lamborn Family Vineyards, O'Shaughnessy Winery and Chase Family Cellars.

Springtime Escape – Napa – Part Three
Jon and his friends visit Storybook Mountain Vineyards, Continuum Estate and Kuleto Estate.

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