Just in time for Valentine’s Day: Wine and chocolate come together at Pechanga

Temecula Valley, for many, is synonymous with Southern Californian wine country with eighty percent of visitors to the area partaking in wine-related activities according the recent PRWEB.com announcement that the area will see an explosion of growth in hospitality over the next year. In fact, PRWEB.com goes on further to describe Pechanga Resort & Casino's recent ground-breaking on a "$285 million expansion, more than doubling its current size. When complete, visitors to Pechanga Resort & Casino will enjoy a resort-style pool complex featuring...

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#tourtuesday

We're launching a new video series to help you get to know San Diego and we're asking for your help. Whether you are brand new to San Diego or thinking of relocating you may not know what neighborhood is right for you which is where #tourtuesday comes in. This year, we'll be taking you on a tour of different areas of San Diego exploring homes for sale, places to eat, and where to hang out.  Here are the steps to...

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Holiday Hosting Takeaways from the SDBWFF

At last year's San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, I was introduced to the talented mixologist Steve McDonagh of the Hearty Boys. Besides being a charismatic riot, Steve can really mix a cocktail. However, this year, he was joined by his partner Dan Smith. Together they took over the stage during the Lexus Grand Tasting and again during Pizzapalooza. While Steve intoxicates you, Dan will feed you to ensure the party keeps on going. If you want to know...

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What to Bring to the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival & SommCon

San Diego Beer Week may have just wrapped up but the annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival has taken over the city this week. The Grand Tasting is unfolding across the Embarcadero on Saturday but there are plenty of intimate opportunities to let your inner foodie shine including educational classes and seminars hosted by the festival's sister event--SommCon. SommCon is an industry-led convention with exclusive events for industry professionals as well as open-to-public tastings. While it may be evident...

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just a little SommCon Recap

So I am super behind on sharing this post.  It's embarrassing but better late than never? (That's an intentional question mark; feel my skepticism.) On top of wanting to share with you my week of feeling like a wine aficionado, I've been dying to do a post dedicated to the significant lover's and my home purchase and all the fun (and time consuming) projects we've decided to take on as a result of buying the house. All in due time....

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