San Simeon Bay & Sebastian’s

There is a special spot on the central coast that I love to visit when I am in the area – San Simeon Bay! The bay is a beautiful circular stretch of white sand and crystal blue water - when comes to shore crashes upon large rocks, sending white foamy water upward to the sky.  Healthy overgrown … [Read more...]

Something New in Paso Robles!

Every year in September my family visits friends in Paso Robles. Wine tasting in this magnificent valley has become an annual tradition for our visits. This year our friends decided to add something new –  in addition to wine tasting, we visited a spirits distillery and craft brewery. I was a little … [Read more...]

Paso Robles Valley, Part 2

Each year during the Giovanzana family annual trip to the Paso Robles valley, we join our friends who live there, for a fun filled day of wine tasting.  We drive along beautiful country roads,  that lead us to an assortment of unique and charming wineries.  In an area that boasts more than 200 … [Read more...]

Paso Robles Valley, Part 1

Annually, the Giovanzana family visits the Paso Robles area on Labor Day weekend.  My husband’s family (four generations now) has been visiting old friends (three generations now) for over 50 years! Our three-day weekend is filled with all kinds of ranch fun, great BBQ, wine tasting, and lots of … [Read more...]

Sunset’s SAVOR The Central Coast Event

  I am a devotee of Sunset Magazine!  I, along with my mother and grandmother, have subscribed to the magazine for my entire adult life.  I have attended their Celebration Weekends in Menlo Park, which feature all things wonderful in food, garden, and travel.  They are always an … [Read more...]