Adelaida Cellars in Paso Robles fortified its team with a new assistant winemaker, Brianne Engles! In addition, the winery garnered certified sommelier credentials for Glenn Mitton, who performs in-depth tastings and tours of the iconic Paso vineyard (adelaida.com) ... Beaverstock at Castoro Cellars in Templeton may not be happening until Sept. 19 through 20, but tickets have just become available! This year's family friendly event will feature wine, beer, and live music by WAR! Don't miss local act Moonshiner Collective, yoga, kids crafts, and an expanded artist grove (get tickets at castorocellars.com).
FARMstead ED knows how to get the party started! Grow your own cocktail garden and learn how to impress your friends with Garden to Glass drinks at a class slated for July 18 at Windrose Farms in North County! Then, on Aug. 1, join chef Evan Funke, formerly of LA's Bucato Restaurant, and chef Will Torress of the Restaurant at JUSTIN as they celebrate the savory and fragrant wonder that is garlic. Bring on the garlic breath people! (farmsteaded.com) ... Hot dog! Amore Salon and Spa has launched a new business venture at 1926 Broad Street. Stop by and try the new Amore Hot Dog stand. Hairdressers and wieners? Stranger things have happened.
The cookie crumbles
My new favorite dessert: The Wandering Cookie, which is the closest you can get to eating uncooked cookie dough in a fully-baked morsel. The rotund treats make awesome party favors, and you can even customize a flavor to match your specific shindig. How cool is that? Try the chocolate chip, oatmeal, white chocolate, peanut butter, or gypsy toffee (or just buy a bindle bag with every flavor) ... Check out the company on Facebook for more info or order by calling 464-6045.
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