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Justin Vineyards donates $100,000 to SLO County nonprofits

Stewart and Lynda Resnick

Justin Vineyards & Winery donated $100,000 to 20 organizations serving the North San Luis Obispo County area last week, according to a press release. The winery is owned by Stewart and Lynda Resnick’s Wonderful Co. Earlier this year, some local... (Continue reading)

Proposed oak tree ordinance moving forward

Deforestation by Justin Vineyards

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor agreed Tuesday to place the discussion of an oak tree ordinance and new rules for reservoirs on an upcoming agenda. Two decades ago, local farmers argued against implementing an oak tree ordinance... (Continue reading)

Restaurants boycott Justin Vineyard wines

Big Sky Cafe

The owner of Big Sky Cafe in San Luis Obispo has stopped serving Justin Vineyard wines after learning that the company had clear-cut oak woodlands. Since Stewart and Lynda Resnick bought Justin Vineyards in 2010, they have cut down thousands... (Continue reading)

Resnicks’ deforestation ignites battle

Deforestation by Justin Vineyards

By KAREN VELIE In the rolling hills that surround northern San Luis Obispo County communities, some farmers have planted grapes among the oaks. Locally, there has been an emphasis on stewardship of the land and protecting the oaks. Almost 20... (Continue reading)

Justin Vineyards tree removal violates county code

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Justin Vineyards and Winery violated San Luis Obispo County grading code when it removed hundreds of oak trees from a rural Paso Robles property, a county code enforcement officer said Monday. The code enforcement officer spoke at a meeting of... (Continue reading)

SLO County orders Justin Vineyards to stop removing oak trees

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In preparation for planting grapes, workers removed hundreds of oak trees from a rural Paso Robles property managed by Justin Vineyards. After receiving numerous complaints from neighbors, county officials issued a stop-work order. [Tribune] The property, located at 750 Sleepy... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara winemaker allegedly embezzled $1.2 million

Christian Lucas Garvin

A Solvang man is accused of embezzling $1.2 million from a Santa Barbara winery he used to manage. [KEYT] Christian Lucas Garvin, 41, worked as the manager and winemaker at Oreana Winery in Santa Barbara from 2005 to 2013. He... (Continue reading)

Rocktober comes to the Central Coast

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By COLIN JONES After a busy summer of festivals and fair shows, live entertainment on the Central Coast keeps its mojo going with an fresh slate of fall concerts to keep local music lovers happy. Metal is making its mark... (Continue reading)

Tablas Creek Vineyard wins top winery award

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Tablas Creek Vineyard was awarded the top spot on Daily Meal’s list of 101 Best Wineries in America for 2015. Wineries were selected based on input from a panel of sommeliers, wine writers, chefs and restaurateurs while taking into consideration factors... (Continue reading)

4 reasons not to miss the Pismo Beach Chardonnay Symposium

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In the end of May, for four days only, dozens of winemakers from around the globe will treat the Central Coast to an exclusive tasting of the world’s favorite wine, the Chardonnay. The event, held in spectacular Pismo Beach and... (Continue reading)



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