Posted on June 01, 2020 - Press Releases

Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation and Direct Relief Donate $200,000 to Community Health Centers of the Central Coast

The collaboration that began with the Santa Barbara Wine Auction comes full circle to support medically underserved families in Santa Barbara County.

June 1, 2020 (Santa Barbara, Calif.) – To bolster the local fight against the COVID-19 crisis and continue supporting Santa Barbara’s medically underserved farmworker community, the Santa...

Posted on May 05, 2020 - Press Releases

kukkula Wins ‘Wine of the Year’ in European Competition

The Paso Robles-based winery with Finnish roots took this year’s top prize at Finland’s largest international wine competition for its 2014 Aatto.

May 5, 2020 (Paso Robles, Calif.)kukkula, the organically dry-farmed winery in Paso Robles is pleased to announce its 2014 Aatto has won 2020 Wine...

Posted on April 20, 2020 - Press Releases

Alta Colina Names Molly Lonborg as Winemaker

Only the second winemaker in its history, Lonborg’s addition will allow

Founder and longtime Winemaker Bob Tillman to focus more

on Alta Colina’s organically-farmed estate winery.

April 20, 2020 (Paso Robles, Calif.) — Alta Colina, the Paso Robles-based producer of estate Rhone wines, is pleased to...

Posted on April 13, 2020 - Press Releases

KROBAR and Willow Creek Distilleries Collaborate to Donate 220 Gallons of Sanitizer to SLO County’s Office of Emergency Services

The Paso Robles distilleries partnered to produce the equivalent of 5,000 bottles of sanitizer for San Luis Obispo County’s healthcare facilities and frontline workers.


The sanitizer will be delivered Monday, April 13 at 1:30pm at the county’s warehouse:

475 Kansas Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405.

Members of the...

Posted on April 07, 2020 - Press Releases

KROBAR Distillery Producing Sanitizer For Hospitals, Emergency Responders and Local Businesses

The Paso Robles-based distiller is currently working around the clock producing KROBAR Sanitizer to meet the huge demand from hospitals, and emergency service and public works departments. The sanitizer is also available to residents.

March 23, 2020 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – To do its part during the COVID-19 crisis...

Posted on March 30, 2020 - Press Releases

Registration Opens for the 2020 Central Coast Wine Competition

The region’s premier competition returns this year with an elite judging panel

(PASO ROBLES, CA) – The Central Coast Wine Competition, hosted annually by the California Mid-State Fair and sponsored by The Tribune and American General Media, is now accepting entries.

The Central Coast Wine Competition promotes...