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Cork Dorks Reunion Show in Morro Bay

October 31, 2011

Last Friday evening, winemaker (Eric Hickey), tasting room manager, (Carmen Hickey), and I (Jackie Ross) went to the Cork Dorks (KRUSH 92.5) One Year Reunion Show.  It was on a 72 FT. yacht called the Papagallo II in Morro Bay, where we recorded live with Adam Montiel and Jeremy West of the Cork Dorks along […]

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Laetitia Shuttle Van!

October 28, 2011

As many of you many know, we have a Laetitia Shuttle Van that we use to take visitors from our local resorts to and from Laetitia for a safe, fun wine tasting experience. Guests are invited to bring lunch to enjoy in one of our many picnic areas, play a game of bocce ball on […]

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Wine Tasting Videos

October 27, 2011

We have been working on some cool new tasting videos of our winemakers, Eric & Dave Hickey, to take our tasting notes to the next level and give our favorite wine drinkers a little more direction when it comes to looking for the subtleties and nuances in our wine. These videos will also give food […]

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SWS Oakland Tasting at Scott’s Seafood!

October 26, 2011

Last week, I went to Oakland for a wine tasting event put on by Southern Wine & Spirits (our distributor in CA and other states).  The event was at Scott’s Seafood in Jack London Square and it was awesome! Scott’s Seafood is on the pier, overlooking the beautiful bay with all of the birds, boats […]

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SLO Vintners Rockin Harvest Wine Weekend!

October 25, 2011

Hi All! SLO Vintners Rockin Harvest Wine Weekend is rapidly approaching!  You know what that means!  Our Annual Harvest Celebration Winemaker Dinner starting off the weekend at the Laetitia Estate House on Friday, November 4th from 6:30-9pm, with a rockin menu from Chef Gregg Wangard from Marisol at the Cliffs Resort (click HERE for more […]

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Special Olympics Midnight Fun Run

October 24, 2011

Last Saturday night, the Laetitia Ladies stayed up way past their bedtimes and participated in the Midnight 5K Fun Run in Avila Beach, supporting the Special Olympics of Southern California.  It was a beautiful night out and we all had a blast! The race started in Avila Beach and we ran to Fat Cat’s in […]

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Michael Chiarello Holiday Pinots on TastingRoom.com!

October 19, 2011

We are so excited to announce that our 2009 Laetitia Reserve du Domaine Pinot Noir was hand selected by award-winning Napa Valley chef, TV host, NapaStyle founder, vintner and cookbook author-Michael Chiarello to be a part of his Holiday Pinots tasting kit on TastingRoom.com. Michael says: “Pinot Noir is a chameleon of red wines-it’s equally […]

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Our Trip to Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard

October 18, 2011

Last week, we took a trip to our second vineyard, Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard, home of Barnwood and NADIA wines, to snap a couple shots and take a look at how our fruit is coming along this year.  Take a look at the pictures in Ventucopa of the SBHV House, vineyard and our winemaker, Eric […]

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Wine Club Casino Night!

October 17, 2011

Last Saturday night we hosted our Wine Club Casino Night party and it was a blast!!  We had casino games including Blackjack, Craps & Roulette and at the end of the night the chips were turned in for tickets to enter in our raffle!  We had delicious food paired with our wines from Alphy’s Broiler […]

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JamesSuckling.com Scores!

October 13, 2011

We got some great news yesterday on new scores for our wines from our second vineyard, Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard!  JamesSuckling.com awarded us the following: “Barnwood is definitely a find for me, making excellent reds and whites.” “These people know how to make wine.” 2009 Barnwood GSM Blend-93 Points “This is wonderful with precise and […]

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