100 Point Winemaker, Joey Tensley of Santa Barbara’s Tensley Wines, Opens First Tasting Room in Los Angeles, Tensley Tasting Room

The Brentwood location is the first tasting room in Los Angeles run by a winery that has earned 100 points and multiple spots on WineSpectator’s Top Tensley Wines announces the opening of its first ever Tensley Tasting Room in Los Angeles. Owned by renowned winemaker, Joey Tensley, the Santa Barbara County based wine label knowns for its award-winning Syrah, brings Santa Barbara’s wine country to Brentwood and offers Angelenos a taste of Tensley Wines which include Tensley Wines, Fundamental Wines, and P2KV Wines. Established in 1998, Tensley Wines belongs to a small group… Read More

Los Angeles Boasts A ‘Secret’ Winery Estate

  Tucked in a residential neighborhood, in the shadow of The Getty, lies 14 acres of vineyards and a winery.   One of the biggest winemaking secrets in California can be found in Los Angeles. Tucked in a residential neighborhood, in the shadow of The Getty, lies 14 acres of vineyards and a winery. The Moraga Bel Air vineyards and winery, as its name suggests, is in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, and the vines grow in the Moraga Canyon of the Santa Monica Mountains. “It’s just a regular neighborhood,”… Read More

The 15 Best Wine Tasting Rooms In Solvang, California 

Solvang, California is a quaint town with plenty of wine to enjoy, so we’ve compiled a list of the best tasting rooms where you can do exactly that.   Santa Ynez Valley is a vibrant and charming strip of wine country located in Santa Barbara County. The area is best known for its ability to produce quality Pinot Noir thanks to the unique nearby ocean climate. Though there are a handful of different towns located within the valley, none are perhaps as unique as the Danish town of Solvang. Between the transportive… Read More

The Flame Out of Napa Valley’s Iconic Wine Country

Beset by climate change and billionaire carpetbaggers, Napa Valley, California’s legendary wine-making eden, braces for an uncertain future Framed by the Vaca and Mayacamas mountains—30 miles long and five miles across at its widest point—Napa Valley is a place of uncommon beauty: Wooded knolls and forested mountain slopes contrast with tracts of vines sprawling across the valley floor and flowing up the hillsides. The vineyards glow sun-bright with mustard flowers in springtime, turn lush green in summer, blaze yellow and red in autumn as the leaves turn and the promising perfume of… Read More

How Much NBA Legend Dwyane Wade Thinks You Should Spend on a Nice Bottle of Wine

It’s probably less than you think     When most people think of NBA veteran Dwyane Wade, viniculture probably isn’t at the top of the list of things that come to mind. And sure, he’s a basketball legend with three NBA championship rings and countless other accolades, but well before he retired from the game in 2019, Wade’s been hard at work establishing his own presence in the world of wine. In 2014, the star teamed up with legendary Napa winemaker Pahlmeyer for his own label, called Wade Cellars, which has earned… Read More