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Archive: Oct 2018

What Makes San Diego a Prime Winemaking Region?

San Diego is quickly becoming one of California’s notable wine regions. There are as many wineries in San Diego County as there are breweries and the wine business is flourishing. What makes San Diego a prime target for winemaking, you may ask? Let’s take a look at the key factors. San Diego’s Microclimates Are Ideal…

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October 29, 2018

This One’s for You, Beer and Wine Lovers

November seems to be the month beer and wine lovers have been waiting for as we’re that much closer to San Diego Beer Week (Nov 2 – Nov 11) and San Diego Wine & Food Festival (Nov 12 – Nov 18). Here’s what you can expect from both: San Diego Beer Week encourages patrons to…

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October 26, 2018

Cocktail of the Month – Halloween Edition

Halloween is one of the easiest holidays to make everything themed! From jack-o’-lanterns to vampires to haunted houses and corpses, parties and celebrations are sure to be a hit with this eerie cocktail. Check out this refreshing yet spooky twist on a fall favorite. The Poisoned Apple ¾ cup sparkling apple juice 1.5 oz dark rum 1.5 oz cinnamon schnapps 1 teaspoon brown sugar Shake and pour over dry ice. Add a splash of purple or black liqueur for dark, spooky coloring. Come with us on a Distillery Tour and find your favorite distilled spirits to enjoy while hanging out with spooky spirits.

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October 20, 2018

Trolley and Train Schedules for our Guests

All aboard! Here are links to the Trolley and Train schedules. See you on the tour! Trolley Schedule [pdf] Pacific Surfliner Schedule [pdf] Coaster Schedule [pdf]

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October 18, 2018

National Red Wine Day is October 15

Fall is here with cooler weather and a reason to kick back and relax. There’s no better excuse than on a day like National Red Wine Day to pair your favorite varieties with delicious chocolate desserts. The world may never know if the myth holds true that red wine is good for the heart, but we choose to believe. Here are our favorite wine and chocolate pairings to make the start of your week a little more enjoyable. – Cabernet Sauvignon’s savory notes taste great with chocolate cake – Syrah’s punch pairs well with peanut butter cups – Malbec’s earthy tones go with caramel based candy bars – Merlot’s fruitiness pairs with milk chocolate – Pinot Noir’s sweet flavors compliment white chocolate – Port’s spice is amazing with dark chocolate You can always try out gourmet wines on our San…

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October 10, 2018

Oktoberfest is Here!

Prost to all! Oktoberfest is in full swing and although we might not be in Germany where the festival was created, it seems as though Americans have joined in on all the celebrations the festival has to offer. California seems to be one of the major states that celebrates Oktoberfest, with festivities in over 45 different cities. Celebrate Oktoberfest with San Diego Beer, Wine and Spirits Tours aboard the Beer Train Trolley Tour! The Beer Train Trolley Tour visits four breweries and boasts about 16 different tasters of local, craft beer. A light lunch and beer appreciation presentation are included in this tasty adventure!

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October 1, 2018