Journey with us as we explore California and abroad to find the best bars, wineries, breweries, distilleries, and restaurants that this world has to offer!

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Our Recommmendations

These recommendations are subject to change at any time. Our favorite places are constantly changing as we are able to visit new locations and have more experiences.

Overall Favorite Wineries

For more winery recommendations, please visit the individual pages for Napa Valley, Paso Robles, and Ramona Valley.

  1. Eberle Winery – Paso Robles, CA
  2. Hall Wines – Napa Valley, CA
  3. Pear Valley – Paso Robles, CA
  4. Tolo Cellars – Paso Robles, CA
  5. Vincent Arroyo – Calistoga, CA

Overall Favorite Restaurants

  1. Charcoal Venice – Marina Del Rey, CA
  2. Kali – Los Angeles, CA
  3. Michael’s on Naples – Long Beach, CA
  4. Trestle – San Francisco, CA
  5. Wood & Water – Studio City, CA

Overall Favorite Cocktails

  1. Forman’s Whiskey Tavern – Toluca Lake, CA
  2. Michael’s on Naples – Long Beach, CA
  3. Polite Provisions – San Diego, CA
  4. Silly Goose – Memphis, TN
  5. Wood & Water – Studio City, CA

Overall Favorite Breweries

  1. Belching Beaver – San Diego, CA
  2. Bottle Logic Brewing – Anaheim, CA
  3. Great Divide Brewing Co. – Denver, CO
  4. Noble Ale Works – Anaheim, CA
  5. The Bruery/Bruery Terreux – Placentia, CA

All breweries, wineries, cocktail locations, and restaurants are presented in alphabetical order and not in a specific rank. The lists of favorites is current as of July 2019.

Santa Maria Wine Country

We had previously attended the open house at Au Bon Climat. Our drive to the event and an extra stop at Cottonwood Canyon Winery inspired both of us to come and see what else was out there in Santa Maria. We wish we could say that this trip was planned but Andrew sometimes investigates wineries … Read more Santa Maria Wine Country

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