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FROM THE PUBLISHER VOL. 4, NO. 5 TM

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Derrick Breaux V P O F O P E R AT I O NS

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Jessica Breaux D IRE C TO R O F B U SINE S S DE V E LO PME NT

Melodie Ortiz Nungesser ASSO C IAT E E DI TO R S

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e’ve been discussing the idea of having a special issue showcasing the local wine and distillery scene for quite some time. A few years ago, we published a brewery issue that received a lot of attention. In this issue, we are proud to be able to profile a variety of local wineries and distilleries in our First Annual Wine & Spirits Guide. Before we could put together a special Wine & Spirits issue, we had to do some research and a lot of homework. As you could imagine, this project involved visiting many local wineries and distilleries. We encountered very enthusiastic proprietors who were eager to give us tours, explain their processes, and tell us about the history of their establishment and their personal journey. And then there was the wine and spirits sampling – of course we had to sample the products personally! What kind of research project wouldn’t involve sampling? It just seemed like the polite thing to do. We were surprised to learn that there are wineries and distilleries in just about every corner of San Diego County. While most of the distilleries have an urban feel, the wineries were a bit more diverse. There are urban wine tasting rooms that do a fantastic job of sharing their wine. There are small wineries and large wineries. Country wineries and city wineries. Wineries with their own vineyards, and wineries that have offsite vineyards. The bottom line is that there are all types of establishments, and all of them are definitely worth a visit. Derrick Breaux The ZCode Team would like to thank all the local wineries Publisher and distilleries that took the time to meet with us and open their doors (and bottles). And we would like to give a special shout out to the wineries and distilleries that shared our vision and chose to participate in this first Wine & Spirits issue. There wouldn’t have been an issue without these participants, so be sure to put them on your short list to visit (and tell them that ZCode Magazines sent you). Until next time… Cheers!

All the best, Derrick Breaux, Publisher

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Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club Meeting

20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala Benefiting Casa de Amparo 6 p.m. Fairbanks Ranch Country Club www.casadeamparo.org

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Cathedral Catholic High School Continues a Strong Legacy of Faith, Character, and Achievement by LAINEY KRAL | photos provided by Cathedral Catholic High School

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athedral Catholic High School’s (CCHS) core values of faith, knowledge, character, and responsibility have guided the development of high-achieving, well-rounded leaders for over 60 years. The CCHS legacy has deep roots, though the name is only 13 years old. Cathedral Girls High School merged with University San Diego High School (UNI) in

1970 on UNI’s Linda Vista Campus. UNI transitioned to the current CCHS Campus in Carmel Valley in 2005 and took on the new name of Cathedral Catholic High School. “No matter what campus you were on, once you become a Don, you’re always a Don,” said CCHS President Mr. Stevan Laaperi. “The Dons’ legacy has never been stronger. Over 50 alumni are among the CCHS team of

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administrators, faculty, coaches, and staff.” The professional staff is well qualified to uphold that legacy. Most teachers have a master’s degree or higher in the subject they teach, and the entire staff strives to model the values of a Catholic faith community. The school is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association and the Western Association of Schools and SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENT


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Dia del Sol Supports UCP San Diego photo by Tim Otto Photography

The Beach & Country Guild hosted over 200 guests at the 49th Annual Dia del Sol luncheon at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar in October, raising $220,000 for United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of San Diego. The “Age of Aquarius”-themed event included silent and live auctions, gourmet lunch, a GapKids fashion show featuring kids living with cerebral palsy, and a men’s and women’s fashion show. Kimberly Hunt of 10News served as the mistress of ceremonies. “We are so fortunate to have such a hard-working group so committed to our cause, year after year,” said Guild President Deanna Murphy. “Dia del Sol is truly a collaborative labor of love for everyone involved. As the sole external fundraising entity supporting UCP San Diego, we fully understand that responsibility and are honored to do what we can for the organization and our neighbors in San Diego living with cerebral palsy.” Learn more at www.beachandcountry.org.

Paws 4a Cause Fundraiser “Holli”day…Anyday! and the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe partnered up to host Paws 4a Cause to benefit Breast Cancer Angels in October. More than 75 pet parents and their pets attended the event, which featured hors d’oeuvres, signature “Angel-tini” cocktails, vendors, and a live demo from San Diego dog trainer and founder of Performance K9 Training David Greene and his competition German Shepherd, Force. The event raised approximately $2,000 for Breast Cancer Angels, which provides financial assistance to San Diegans in need while undergoing breast cancer treatments. “Holli”day…Anyday! is a philanthropic platform led by local philanthropist Holli Lienau, designed to support select Southern California nonprofits by playing and paying it forward with food, friends, and fun. Beneficiaries include Southern California Bulldog Rescue, Shelter to Soldier, Smart Farms, Bali Street Dog Rescue Squad, Pound Wishes, Breast Cancer Angels, and FACE Foundation. Learn more at www.hollidayanyday.com.

NCDA’s “Dream” Showcase Local dance studio North County DanceArts, Inc. (NCDA) recently presented its annual dance showcase, titled “Dream,” at Canyon Crest Academy’s Proscenium Theater. The showcase was presented in three performances over two days, featuring a variety of dance styles from ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop to pointe, contemporary, lyrical, and acro dance. Dancers ranged from three years old to adults in all levels of dance, with original choreography by NCDA’s professional instructors. “This entire show bumps you into another stratosphere of performance excellence,” said Steve and Joan Shirley in a review of the show for the San Diego Theatre Review. For 38 years, NCDA has been known as a training ground for many highly visible public personalities in the entertainment world, including television personality Mario Lopez, actress Taryn Manning, and Tony Award winner Karil Kulish, among many others. For information about community dance classes or to schedule an evaluation visit www.northcountydancearts.com.

RSFCC 25th Annual Golf Classic The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center (RSFCC) hosted its 25th Annual “All Fore the Community” Golf Classic in late October at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The tournament featured an 18-hole scramble and included a putting contest, buffet lunch, tee prizes, and an “All Fore Fun” after party with a cocktail reception, three-course dinner, hosted bar, awards ceremony, and silent and live auctions. All proceeds from the tournament benefited the RSFCC and its community programs, which include enrichment classes for children and adults, youth after-school care, holiday camps, sports, and more. The Golf Classic is among the RSFCC’s major fundraisers throughout the year, in addition to Casino Night in January and the annual Gala in the spring. Discover more at www.rsfcc.org.

Teens Create Peaceful Connections Seven students from Pacific Ridge School participated in a peacebuilding summit with nonprofit Hands of Peace over the summer. The students met with Israeli and Palestinian teens who stayed with local host families, each day participating in facilitated dialogue sessions to create connections and break down stereotypes. The group also bonded by painting murals, doing a ropes course, and visiting with students near the United States-Mexico border. Each summer Hands of Peace brings a group of Jewish-Israeli, Palestinian Citizens of Israel, and Palestinian teenagers to San Diego and Chicago for a 19-day, dialogue-based experience, as well as with a comparable number of American teens from Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and other faith backgrounds. The program teaches team-building and leadership skills, helps the participants learn about different cultures and religions, guides them in learning about the conflict from different points of view, and encourages them to take action to incorporate peacebuilding into their personal lives. Learn more at www.handsofpeace.org.

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Teachers Are Mentors at Pacific Ridge School

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eenagers today are coming of age during a time of great technological innovation. While technology holds endless potential for improving our lives, it comes with significant drawbacks, especially for adolescents. Teens seek out communities online, but may be losing the opportunity to grow from deeper forms of human connection. At Carlsbad’s Pacific Ridge School, teachers make these deep connections with their students. They are more than academic educators, they’re mentors. With an average class size of 15, an 8:1 student to teacher ratio, and robust co-curricular programming, teachers have the time and opportunity to develop strong bonds with students in grades 7 through 12. Pacific Ridge teachers serve in multiple roles: as academic advisors, service learning facilitators, coaches, travel companions, and more. “We interact with our students in so many different ways. With the overlap between classes, clubs, sports, and travel groups, we can build really strong relationships with individual students,” said Spanish teacher Meredith Brady. Faculty are organized into grade-level,

collaborative teams that “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher meet twice weekly to share explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. instructional The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward best practices, discuss ways to integrate sharing the experience. the curriculum, and ensure that each student is Great teachers can provide lifelong challenged and supported to reach his or her inspiration to students. The stronger the bond potential. Also twice a week, teachers meet with they have, the more powerful that inspiration small groups of students to check in and discuss can be. academic and social issues. These advisory Families interested in learning more meetings are also about fun and bonding. are invited to Pacific Ridge’s Open House on Groups have potlucks, take mini field trips, and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. To register, visit play spirited games against other advisories. www.pacificridge.org/openhouse.  Another opportunity for teachers to mentor students is through global travel. Each spring, over 90 percent of the student body travels domestically and internationally. Travel is a huge growth opportunity for students, who engage with different communities and cultures through academic enrichment, cultural and linguistic immersion, and service work. And their teachers are right alongside them, offering support and

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KOI ZEN CELLARS INC. 12225 World Trade Dr., Suite P, San Diego, CA 92128 / www.KoiZenCellars.com wine@koizencellars.com / 858-381-CORK (2675) / Owners Lisa and Darius Miller / Established 2014 Tasting Room: Tues. – Thurs.: 2 – 8 p.m. | Fri.: 2 – 9 p.m. | Sat.: 12 – 9 p.m. | Sun.: 12 – 6 p.m.

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ven the name says mellow relaxation and big deep breaths: Koi Zen Cellars. This craft urban winery in the heart of Carmel Mountain Ranch has a vibe unlike any other. Like stepping into your best friend’s home, Koi Zen Cellars is a special place for patrons to ‘uncork, sip back, and relax.’ Owner and winemaker Darius Miller’s life was run by pressure for many years, to the point it almost did him in with a stress-induced stroke. After honing his self-taught skills, Darius turned his passion for winemaking from a small-scale project into a beautiful business, allowing guests to reconnect, be in the moment, and take time (and a great glass of wine) to themselves. Koi Zen Cellars’ welcoming and warm ambiance has turned it into a community hangout for wine loving people. Co-owner Lisa Miller attends the Sonoma State Wine Business program, while steward Jon is a Level 1 sommelier en route to his Level 2. Steward Cat comes from the hospitality industry, and “Her infectious smile is loved by all,” Lisa confirmed. Koi Zen sources their grapes from growers throughout California, “giving guests a unique taste experience from all the major wine regions in the state.” Koi Zen creates fruit-forward, approachable, lively, and fun

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full-bodied wines – Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Rhone-style reds and red blends among the broad-spectrum list of choices. Their most popular offerings include Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, and Zinfandel. The San Diego U-T readers’ poll awarded Koi Zen the best local winery for two years running, and their wines have won awards in competitions from local to international, earning points in the 90s. They give back to local charities and schools by hosting fundraisers. Koi Zen even received the Think Local First championship in 2017 by the San Diego North Business Chamber. Their fundraising efforts and Holiday Gift Extravaganza, coupled with hosting local musicians on the weekends and active memberships in local networking groups and the North San Diego Business Chamber, highlight the business as involved community members. Their tasting room and winery can double as a unique event space for corporate, private, and holiday events. Currently Koi Zen has entered their Crush season, processing 96,000 lbs. of grapes – equivalent to 3,000 cases of wine! They’ll be releasing a Petite Verdot and a few others for the cooler winter months, along with a Frenchstyle Stainless Chardonnay. 


PRINCIPE DI TRICASE PRINCIPE DI TRICASE WINERY

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18425 Highland Valley Rd., Ramona, CA 92065 www.PineAndWine.com wine@pineandwine.com / 760-315-8872 / Owner Alfredo Gallone / Established 2007

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ince 2007, Principe di Tricase Winery has been making wine the traditional way – no added ingredients or sulfites. “We believe that grape juice should be the only ingredient in wine,” explained owner Alfredo Gallone. Alfredo is committed to making the wine the “ancient way,” following in the footsteps of small-country wineries in Italy. Pairing the rustic, old-world style winery with Italian family ambience makes a tasting at Principe di Tricase an unforgettable experience. The winery offers a selection of Italian wines, including Aglianico, Nebbiolo, Aleatico, Barbera, Sangiovese, and Moscato. “Our Dark Rose Aglianico rosé style is very unique,” Alfredo explained. “Aglianico is one of the most ancient wine grapes with a special self-preserving capability that is transferred into the wine, giving it a very characteristic flavor.” A number of their wines have been awarded medals from both national and international wine competitions. Principe di Tricase complements their Italian selection with a number of French wines. The wine list includes Petit Sirah, Sirah, Cabernet Franc, Cab Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. Since the arrival from Italy of daughter Raffaella and son-in-law Alberto, wine tastings are hosted Thursdays through Sundays. It’s a family affair, and Alfredo, Alberto, and Raffaella are proud to personally host guests. They’re joined by Joaco Sanz, a 25-year veteran of the wine industry in Spain. Joaco may look familiar to some as he has been on a number of TV shows about wine and wine pairings. “He was known as ‘El Professor Del Vino,’” Alfredo shared, “the wine professor.” Tasting flights start at $10, but the tasting fee is waived with the purchase of a bottle of wine. Balsamic vinegars and olive oils are also produced in house and available for purchase. A unique pairing on the winery property is the Highland Valley Christmas Tree Farm. “Since we purchased the property, we have been selling Christmas trees, continuing a long tradition,” Alfredo said. For many years, families have been choosing and cutting their Christmas trees on the property. “The smile on the children’s and parents’ faces makes it worthwhile.” Producing excellent wines and maintaining their strong Italian family ambiance are priorities at the winery. “Principe di Tricase and our family are here for you,” Alfredo said. “Please come and visit us and share in the love of excellent wines and an unforgettable experience.” 

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reezy days full of sun, cool nights, and rocky soils make Ramona a perfect place to grow wine grapes of exceptional quality and why Ramona Valley is recognized as a designated viticultural area by the federal government. With more than 100 vineyards and over 35 wineries dedicated to crafting unique small-batch wines, Ramona is becoming known around the world as San Diego’s wine country. Crystal Hill Vineyard is one of the newer estate wineries to open its doors. Founded in 2014 with four acres of vines, they have already produced several award winners by focusing on quality at every step of the winemaking process. The founders, Scott and Miki Warner, take a holistic approach to vineyard management and production. They use only organic fertilizers and manage the land towards natural sustainability. “We make the wine in the vineyard,” said Scott. “In other words, what you taste in the bottle is the flavor of that soil enhanced by the story of the season – its challenges and its triumphs.”

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Crystal Hill features great views from its spacious outdoor patio and large porch. There’s also an indoor tasting room with an art gallery and restroom. The service is first class and the vibe is relaxing. They also offer a free tour of the vineyards and cellar with a guide that explains their approach to winemaking and how each piece of winery equipment is used. They currently offer a Chardonnay, a Cabernet Sauvignon, a Syrah, and two Merlots. Each of the wines includes a description of how it was made and from the tour you’ll learn about the special care that goes into every bottle they produce. For food, they provide some munchies with a wine tasting and also offer a cheese plate for $12. You can even bring your own food and make it a picnic! A wine tasting is $10 or free when you purchase one or more bottles of wine. Crystal Hill is dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and has ample parking. There’s space for groups up to 40 – just call ahead to reserve your seating and book your free tour. 


BERNARDO WINERY 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128 858-487-1866 / www.BernardoWinery.com

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ernardo Winery is a piece of San Diego history, producing San Diego-grown wine for three generations. Enjoy the ambiance of old California and rustic charm. The Kitchen, a Sicilian-California style restaurant, offers exceptional fresh hand-made pasta and brick-oven pizzas, recipes inspired by the Rizzo family. Explore the winery, gardens, and village of unique shops in the winery courtyard. Bernardo Winery is also the perfect backdrop for weddings, special events, the weekly farmers market, and regular live music. “At Bernardo Winery, our winemakers Ross Rizzo and Matty Ward strive to produce wines that best suit the San Diego terroir, wines that love our soil and our sunshine,” shared Samantha Nawrocki, Director of Marketing. “It allows them to play with some interesting varietals that thrive in a Mediterranean, warm climate.” Bernardo Winery produces beautiful silky, full-bodied reds like the Syrah, as well as whites like Albarino and Viognier that burst out flavor notes of citrus and creamy vanilla. Regulars on the tasting menu include Syrah and Petite Sirah, Grenache, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Merlot, Malbec, and Sangiovese for the reds.

For whites, Albarino, Viognier, Chardonnay and Muscat are eager to dig their roots in and call San Diego home. San Diego was, after all, the first place that grapes were planted in California, and they thrive well here from the vine to the bottle. “We still, at Bernardo Winery, after 130 years, make our wines in the same traditional ways,” Samantha said, “while utilizing new technology and viticulture practices to produce wines that truly represent the region today.” 

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ess than one year old and tucked away in the corner of a Vista business park, 117° West Spirits aims to produce “big ideas in small batches.” A trip to the tasting room will afford you the opportunity to be served by one of the owners and local teachers, Justin McCabe and Archie Kasten. They will be happy to share the story behind the spirits while you enjoy a refreshing gimlet, a mighty fine old fashioned, or a whiskey flight. Whether it’s the Citra-hopped Genever-style Gin distilled from malted grain or the West Coast Whiskey, which takes its inspiration from stout beer, head distiller Justin McCabe is weaving together a variety of products that draw from his two 2332 La Mirada Drive Ste. 800 decades of homebrewing Vista, CA 92081 | 760-597-8985 experience and a knowledge www.117WestSpirits.com of chemistry earned while a graduate student at University of California San Diego. When you visit, be sure to ask for a tour of the back to see the one-of-a-kind still that, according to the owners, is key to the often-noted “smooth” flavor profile of all their spirits. For more information visit www.117WestSpirits.com. 

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bnormal Wine Co. started six years ago as a small urban winery dedicated to the craft of creating unique wines from around the world. They took a craft beer approach to wine, developing wines that could be duplicated year after year, even using adjuncts to create new flavors and wines that depart from traditional wine culture. Abnormal has since grown to encompass an open-kitchen restaurant, The Cork and Craft, and a craft brewery, Abnormal Beer Co., to complete a truly unique experience for their guests. The winery has grown a barrel program, including aging wines in spirits barrels, working with local distillery Malahat Spirits and Newtopia Cider to forge truly Abnormal partnerships. These collaborations enable Abnormal to bring truly unique products to the market that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.  16990 Via Tazon #123, San Diego, CA 92127 / 858-618-2463 www.TheCorkandCraft.com / Mon.: closed | Tues. – Thurs.: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Fri.: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sat.: 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Sun.: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

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hough the Forgotten Barrel tasting room in Escondido opened in 2017, the property itself is steeped in history. Forgotten Barrel Winery occupies a historic winery, which was established in 1886 as one of the first vineyards in San Diego County and Southern California. It was then purchased by George Ferrara in 1928 and re-opened in 1932 with the passage of the 21st Amendment ending prohibition. During the following 75 years, Ferrara Winery grew to prominence in the California wine industry, and was designated a California historic point of interest in the late 1970s and a historic site by the City of Escondido in 1989. It was operated by three generations of the Ferrara family until 2010. Forgotten Barrel Owner Rodger Grove purchased the winery in 2016, working hard to restore this historic property while continuing to tell the story of the Ferrara family. The winery now offers wines produced on location in Escondido as well as wines produced at its Napa Valley winery. Forgotten Barrel’s winemaker sources grapes from Napa, Sonoma, Central California, and San Diego County. The property’s rustic charm provides a one-of-a-kind setting for weddings, birthday parties, or corporate events, either in the barrel room or in one of its outdoor venues. Forgotten Barrel is proud to be part of the history of the Escondido and San Diego County wine industry. For more information visit www.ForgottenBarrel.com. 

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1 BERNARDO WINERY 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte San Diego, CA 92128 858-487-1866 www.BernardoWinery.com The historic, third generation-owned Bernardo Winery has been crafting artisan wines from San Diego vineyards for 130 years. From the roomy tasting room to the Sicilian Old Californiainspired Kitchen restaurant and unique shopping village, it,s truly a destination tucked away in Rancho Bernardo, just minutes off the I-15 Freeway. Wine tasting daily, regular live music, farmers market Fridays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special event venues.

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URBAN WINERY 4060 Morena Blvd. San Diego, CA 92117 www.TheBlueDoorWinery.com

3 CARRUTH CELLARS 118 S. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075 www.CarruthCellars.com

2919 Hill Valley Dr. Escondido, CA 92029 760-690-6617 www.ChevalWinery.com Cheval Winery is an exclusive, modern winery with champion show horses on property at 2919 Hill Valley Dr., Escondido. Cheval Winery provides a luxury experience overlooking the breathtaking vineyard you won't want to miss!

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24067 E. Old Julian Highway Ramona, CA 92065 760-440-5229 www.CrystalHillVineyard.com Enjoy award-winning artisan wines from our expansive patio with sweeping valley views or from our cozy indoor tasting room with art gallery. Free tours of vineyards and winery. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

6 FORGOTTEN BARREL 1120 W. 15th Ave. Escondido, CA 92025 888-620-8466 www.ForgottenBarrel.com Visit Forgotten Barrel,s registered historic site and taste premium wines produced at the winery in Escondido as well as their Napa winery. Tour the beautiful grounds and experience a piece of California history. Available for weddings, events, and private dinners.

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3 MALAHAT SPIRITS 8706 Production Ave. San Diego, CA 92121 www.MalahatSpirits.com

12 MENGHINI WINERY 1150 Julian Orchards Dr. Julian, CA 92036 www.MenghiniWinery.com

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TURTLE ROCK RIDGE VINEYARD WINERY 18351 Woods Hill Lane, Ramona, CA 92065 760-789-5555 / www.TurtleRockRidge.com Wine Tour: 2nd Sat. of the month 2 and 4 p.m.

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ine wine is a passion, and Turtle Rock Ridge Vineyard Winery wants to share that passion with you. The winery is family-owned and operated by Laurie Wagner and Ian Vaux. The vision of Turtle Rock Ridge Vineyard Winery began in 1998. “We had always dreamed of growing grapes and making wine from this amazing property,” Laurie shared. “Our heart and soul fill each bottle, and our focus is on crafting the best wine possible.” Each year, the Turtle Rock Ridge family anticipates the grapes that are crafted into the annual vintage mother nature provides. “As a wine-making family, we embrace the intimate relationship between our land, the grapes, and the production process,” Laurie explained. “We invite our guests to share in our experience at our home here in Ramona Valley.” Turtle Rock Ridge Vineyard Winery has been voted #1 in the Ramona Sentinel Readers Poll for Best Wine for six consecutive years and Best Tasting Room for five. It’s located 25 miles northeast of San Diego. Discover more at www.TurtleRockRidge.com. 

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12225 World Trade Dr., Ste. P San Diego, CA 92128 858-381-2675 www.KoiZenCellars.com Uncork, sip back, and relax with San Diego,s first certified craft winery. Awarded best local winery for two years running, Koi Zen gives guests a unique taste experience from all the major wine regions in the state.

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TRICASE WINERY 18425 Highland Valley Rd. Ramona, CA 92065 760-315-8872 www.PineandWine.com Sip award-winning flavors of Italy, Greece, and sunny California at the Principe di Tricase tasting room, or join the family with monthly Wine Club options to suit all palates. Open Thursday through Sunday, noon to sunset. Wine tasting starting at $10, Wine Club at $35. Salute!

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432 Maple St., Suite 6 Ramona, CA 92065 619-820-3379 www.SanDiegoSunshine.com San Diego Sunshine is a family-owned and operated distillery located in Ramona. In the tasting room you can sample rye whiskey, brandy, and some specialty spirits, along with some delicious craft cocktails.


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VINEYARDS & WINERY 34680 CA-79 Warner Springs, CA 92086 www.ShadowMountain Vineyards.com

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WINERY & KITCHEN 934 N. Coast Hwy. 101 Encinitas, CA 92024 www.SolterraWinery.com

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16138 Highland Valley Rd. Escondido, CA 92025 www.SpeckleRock Vineyards.com

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16990 Via Tazon #123 San Diego, CA 92127 858-618-2463 www.TheCorkandCraft.com Abnormal Wine Co.,s craft approach to wine creates unique wines and a unique experience for guests. A collaborative barrel program, open-kitchen restaurant, and craft brewery add to the Abnormal possibilities.

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18351 Woods Hill Lane Ramona, CA 92065 760-789-5555 www.TurtleRockRidge.com Turtle Rock Ridge is a family-owned winery located in Ramona, California. Their wines are made from the best grapes grown within the Ramona and California wine regions.

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25260 Old Julian Hwy. Ramona, CA 92065 760-789-2733 www.Vineyard GrantJames.com Voted the number-two small winery in the US by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Winemaker Susanne Sapier invites you to experience her award-winning wines while overlooking her picturesque vineyard.

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ere at GC Dance, we are one big dancin’ family. Our dance community is welcoming and always excited to meet new students from all around San Diego. Many of our dancers have been taking classes together for several seasons, and even through different school districts their friendships continue to grow. Since arriving in Solana Beach, we have sought to mirror our active and vibrant community. We welcome students from all areas of San Diego, and have classes for children of all ages (3-18) and abilities. We offer a wide variety of classes, from hip hop to classical ballet, to jazz, ballroom, acro, musical theater, and contemporary. Our teachers are all award-winning and lifelong dancers who embody a collective passion for education, creativity, and community. Our director, Ms. Gabriella Carter, has won several choreography and technique awards. GCDC has been recognized as a Studio of Excellence and, among other accolades, our jazz-funk teacher, Jordan Bautista, was featured on NBC’s World of Dance Season 3. Our girls were so excited to cheer on their teacher and his crew! For the first time, GC Dance Company will be putting on a

winter Nutcracker production! Our production of the Nutcracker will feature classic ballet ensemble numbers, like the party scene with Clara, Fritz, and Dusseldorf as well as the Waltz of the Sugar Plum Fairy. The GCDC winter Nutcracker performance will be directed by two of our ballet teachers, Ms. Janica Breeze and Ms. Ariana Gonzalez, as well as our studio director, Ms. Gabriella Carter. Our production includes dancers from all varieties of our classes including our tiniest ballerinas! Many students are excited for their very first on-stage performance. We are excited to share this classic holiday tradition with our community. We will perform our Nutcracker ballet on Friday, November 29 at the Garfield Theater, Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center. All are welcome to enjoy what is sure to be a spectacular show! We at GC Dance Company are thrilled to be a part of the Solana Beach community. We have enjoyed two seasons of growth and friendship, as well as great success in both our recreation and competitive programs. Our students have made each year incredibly special and exciting. We strive to make our studio a place of warmth, growth, creativity, and community. 

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