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Trick or Treat Yourself

Think back: what was the best thing that could happen to you when you were  Continue Reading »

October 22, 2015 No Comments»

Heart of Glass

My husband thinks I have a problem. A problem with glassware. For years, I rolled  Continue Reading »

October 19, 2015

Harvest: The Heart and Soul of Winemaking

In the beginning, we were farmers. The Ponte family purchased the vineyard in Temecula Valley in  Continue Reading »

October 5, 2015

Temecula Valley: Not Like Anywhere Else

If you’ve seen one wine country, you’ve seen them all, right? Wrong. While all wine  Continue Reading »

August 6, 2015

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Going All Out

For the first time ever, this foodie and family gal was determined to “dine out” this Thanksgiving.  Continue Reading »

November 25, 2015 No Comments»

Thanksgiving Wine Dilemma?

Thanksgiving is all about the food. By the time we plan the menu and consider  Continue Reading »

November 11, 2015


Riddle me this: have we gone too far with pumpkin-spiced everything? Forget pumpkin spiced lattes,  Continue Reading »

November 4, 2015

For the Home Cook: An Easy Cab Franc Dinner Pairing

Sauteed Filet Tips With Crimini Mushrooms, Blue Cheese & Ponte Cab Franc Ingredients 2 ounces olive oil  Continue Reading »

October 16, 2015

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The Importance of Being Refreshed

Words of wisdom sometimes come from the most unlikely of places. What began as a  Continue Reading »

September 21, 2015 No Comments»

The Cooler Side of Wine Country

Gorgeousness, sunshine or not I remember how precious chilly days were growing up in Southern  Continue Reading »

February 27, 2015

Mystery in Wine Country

It could be an episode of Dateline.  I can hear Keith Morrison’s voice now… “It  Continue Reading »

February 23, 2015

New Year, New Beginnings

I’ve personally always been one to like “business as usual.”  I welcome change…but very cautiously,  Continue Reading »

January 7, 2015

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“Wine Country” Weddings

In our 12 years, we’ve seen a whole lot of weddings. Small, big, low-key and  Continue Reading »

September 10, 2015 No Comments»

A Gorgeous Way to Spend a Wednesday

2015 Team Ponte! Most of you know about our longstanding relationship with Rancho Damacitas.  For  Continue Reading »

August 26, 2015

Happy Independence Day, Indeed

“Honey, I think God wants us to have lobster rolls on the 4th of July.”  Continue Reading »

July 3, 2015

Weddings: Getting Married is the Easy Part

Father of the Bride, 1991 George Stanley Banks (played by Steve Martin) said it best  Continue Reading »

May 14, 2015

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