Articles Tagged With ‘Wine’




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North County winery to build a B&B out of recycled shipping containers

Cass Vineyard & Winery in rural Paso Robles expects to soon break ground on a bed and breakfast that will consist of eight suites built with recycled steel shipping containers. [Cal Coast News] The North County winery is creating the... (Continue reading)

Carrari family feud – The life and times of Joe Carrari

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series about winemaker Joe Carrari, his family’s attempts to have him found incompetent, battles over a $50 million estate, accusations of murder and a home invasion that left two people in the... (Continue reading)

Carrari family feud – The Christmas morning home invasion

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about winemaker Joe Carrari, his family’s attempts to have him found incompetent, battles over a $50 million estate, accusations of murder and a home invasion... (Continue reading)

California powers record year for U.S. wine exports

United States wine exports generated a record $1.62 billion in revenue for wineries in 2016. Ninety of the country’s wine exports came from California, according to the Wine Institute, a California wine industry advocacy group. The value of American wine... (Continue reading)

Justin Vineyards donates $100,000 to SLO County nonprofits

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

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

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

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

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

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)



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