At the recent Toast of the Coast Wine Competition in Del Mar, Sculpterra's 2016 Héroe viognier won multiple awards, including best of the Paso Robles AVA. The wins followed other recent awards at the Rodeo Wine Contest in Houston. Héroe wines are a specialty label from Sculpterra dedicated to the unsung heroes of the wine industry: vineyard workers. A portion of all proceeds are donated to the Flying Samaritans, which provides medical missions to Mexico. Huzzah! (Learn more by visiting sculpterra.com/heroe/) ... State Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham awarded Palo Mesa Pizza of Arroyo Grande as the small business of the month in April for showing a dedication to improving the community. "Palo Mesa Pizza is a great example of a thriving family-owned business on the Central Coast," Cunningham said in a press release. "What began as a single restaurant has grown to a beloved business with four locations and a network of people who play an active role in the community." Δ
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