San Jose Wineries: Coterie Cellars – Wines Inspired by the Vineyards

Taking a queue from Mother Nature, Kyle and Shala Loudon, co-proprietors of Coterie Cellars in San Jose, believe that winemaking starts in the vineyard. • By Cynthia Bournellis • When Kyle Loudon’s son Julian was a tot and just getting the hang of talking, he surprised his daddy one day […]


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Lobster Bisque Recipe from The Wine Artist

Recipe Courtesy of The Wine Artist in Lake Forest, California Lobster Bisque Recipe Serves 6 Ingredients •             3 Tablespoons olive oil •             2 shallots, minced •             4 cloves garlic, minced •             1/4 cup Cognac or brandy •             4 Tablespoons unsalted butter •             1/4 cup all-purpose flour •             2 teaspoons Worcestershire […]



A Santa Rosa Wine Weekend Getaway

• By Kimberly Horg •  With many more than 100 wineries, nice weather year round, gorgeous views and the close proximity to many other hot spots, a Santa Rosa weekend getaway might be the relaxing retreat that’s awaiting arrival. Santa Rosa is in the heart of Sonoma County, so wineries […]

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