Cultivate Wines: Socially Responsible Sipping

Sharing a bottle of wine has long been a social activity. The team at Cultivate Wines believes it should be a socially responsible activity as well. Cultivate’s founders Ali and Charles Banks believe that with this mission, for-profit companies have the potential to impact the world. For every dollar in sales, Cultivate gives ten cents […]

Dragonette Cellars: A Must Taste in Los Olivos

Not much has changed in the town of Los Olivos since I visited in the summer of 2009.  The charming town in California’s Santa Ynez Valley is just as picturesque as I remember it. Strolling along Grand Avenue, popping into the boutiques and enjoying delicious wines at some of the numerous tasting rooms continues to […]