Opolo Mountain Zinfandel 2014

Opolo Mountain Zinfandel 2014 from Paso Robles They had me at Vanilla!! Not your typical zinfandel, which I do like but the hubby doesn’t. We are both suckers for vanilla. Raspberry, touch of pepper/spice, great legs running down the glass. Did I mention vanilla? It is 16% but drinks smooth. Totally amazing pairing with a ribeye…

Calcareous 2012 Estate Cabernet

Calcareous 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles. Deep purple color. Rich blackberry fruit. A little earthy. Hint of vanilla. Medium tannins. Long dry finish. Aroma of currant and a touch of cinnamon. This is super delish! We had it with grilled flank steak, roasted asparagus and sautéed kale. Now savoring an after-dinner glass. I…

Couch to 5k: Week 5 Day 1

   I usually put my exercise routine on hold when we go on vacation. I like a vacation from everything and use it as an excuse to over-indulge in treats like dessert or gluten free bread–things I rarely eat. And then I come home needing a vacation from my vacation because my pants are a…

Thomas Hill Organics Paso Robles

There are no better experts on the best things to do in a town than the people who live there. When we travel, I make a point of asking the locals about their favorite places to eat, and in Paso Robles the overwhelming response was Thomas Hill Organics. The hubby and I arrived for a…