California Wine Country!

What do you know about the California Wine Region? Do you know how much wine California produces?  Many people enjoy tasting wine but some people, like me, have no idea how wine is produced in our state.  You have got to read this article.  It help me to understand the complexity involved with wine making.

We have invited John Tools an expert on California Wine Region to educate us on the wine development on the Central Coast and in the state of California.

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California Wine Country

The California Wine Region
By John Tools

Though vineyards exist in almost every U.S. state, California outranks all of the others by a great deal and its production can even be ranked on a global scale. In fact, California ranks # 4 in the world in volume production among wine producers with a total of 2 billion liters per year, following only Italy, France, and Spain. It also ranks as one of the most diverse wine regions in the world due to its ability to produce almost 100 separate high-quality grape varietals. Some of the most popular wines include:

* California Wine Country -  Merlot

* California Wine Country - Pinot Noir

* California Wine Country - Cabernet Sauvignon

* California Wine Country - Shiraz

* California Wine Country - Zinfandel

* California Wine Country - Chardonnay

* California Wine Country - Sauvignon Blanc

Within the state, there are approximate 4,500 wine grape growers; a testament to the size and importance of the wine industry in California. In 2006, the California wine industry had a $51.8 billion dollar economic impact on its own state and a $125.3 billion dollar impact on the entire United States. The wine industry in California is easily the most profitable of any other area in the Unites States and its wine's are among the top in quality around the world.

Due to different growing conditions within the state, the California wine producing areas are separated into five major regions: North Coast, Sierra Foothills, Central Coast, Central Valley, and Southern California. Each of these regions can be divided even further into sub-regions called appellations (which are often counties) that many people who are not even familiar with wine will easily recognize by name such as Napa, Sonoma, and San Joaquin Valley. When a wine label contains a specific appellation, it means that at least 75 percent of the grapes used within the wine were grown within that specific region. Wine labels can also contain two or three appellations to classify the different grapes used within the wine if the percentages are specifically noted as vineyards

The climate range in California wine country varies from region to region which allows for superb production of many different types of perfectly grown grapes which results in many different varietals. Elements of the weather, such as the cool offshore breezes that cool the Sonoma County vineyards, are extremely important in the distinct growing condition needs for specific wine grapes.

The most important varietals produced in the California wine country are chardonnay and cabernet, though many other varietals from the region are massively popular such a pinot noir. The California wine region has a reputation for producing a high-quality wine to be enjoyed in a relaxed setting among friends, just the way its biggest fans would want it.

Merlot - California Wine Country

Merlot is a popular thin-skinned red wine grape that is believed to be descended from the Cabernet Franc grape and was first recorded in Italy in 1832. It is used for both the purposes of blending inspired by the Bordeaux wine region of France and also for the production of straight varietal wine. In the 1990's particularly, Merlot experienced a huge surge in popularity and became the new trendy wine but its popularity has proved to possess staying power. In 2003 there were over 50,000 acres in California devoted to the Merlot grape alone.

Some of the highest quality Merlots comes from Bordeaux, France, Napa Valley, Sonoma, Chile, and Washington State. These areas have elevated the historical planting of Merlot into better quality soils which have resulted in a Merlot that is less-suited for blending and perfect for its own varietal. The taste of a Merlot is dependent on the type of soil in which it was grown. For instance, Merlot from flatter and more clay-like soil results in a smoother, more velvety wine. Merlot grown in more mountainous regions tends to taste more similar to Cabernet Sauvignon.

Many Merlots tend to have a taste reminiscent of Cabernet Sauvignon, but they has less acidity due to a thinner skin in the grapes and earlier ripening time. It also frequently possesses a wide variety of flavors such as: currant, plum, black cherry, caramel, clove, bay leaf, bell pepper, olive, and violet. It is low in tannins and many wine drinkers believe that it is smooth and an easy-to-drink red varietal.

When blended, Merlot is often combined with Cabernet Sauvignon to balance the taste strengths and flavors of each separate varietal resulting in a blend with the best of both worlds. Another benefit to Merlot and the Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon blends is that the cost is often substantially less than the fuller-bodied Cabert Sauvignon varietal itself.

Although many wine drinkers think that red wines should only be served right at room temperature, Merlot should actually be served a few degrees below room temperature as it can sometimes develop less pleasant tastes at approximately 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Chilling it for simply a couple minutes will ensure that the wine is slightly cooler and result in the best possible flavors.

Because Merlot is not quite as rich as some other red wine varietals, it is still fairly flexible in its easy pairings with many popular dinner choices. Because it is a medium-bodied wine, it will pair well with veal, meatloaf, sausages, and hearty pasta dishes.

Pinot Noir - California Wine Country

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Thanks to the recent movie Sideways, Pinot Noir has become much more widely acclaimed by the general wine-drinking population in recent years and multiplied quite drastically in popularity. It originated in the Burgundy wine region of France but today, has spread around the world to vastly differing wine regions which encompass almost all wine growing areas. Despite its worldwide popularity, Pinot Noir remains among the most difficult varietal grapes to cultivate efficiently as it is delicate and difficult to control in terms of preventing mutations of the grapes or any other unwanted variations which result in undesirable changes in the flavors or other characteristics present in the grapes.

Pinot Noir reaches its peak in flavor development when grown in cooler wine regions and has never reproduced the level of accuracy and perfection in development that it has achieved in its home in the Burgundy wine region. However, all Pinot Noir wines are typically a light hue of red which range from cherry to plum. They also possess a fragrant aroma encompassing notes of cherries, violets, berries, and spices. Like most other wines, Pinot Noir wines develop a greater complexity of flavors when aged. The aging process can contribute flavors reminiscent of leather and mushroom to the flavor dimensions of the wine.

Pinot Noir wines are usually considered light or medium-bodied as they are quite a delicate varietal which often also encompass fine silkycar tannins.

The Pinot Noir grapes, while notoriously difficult to grow efficiently, also become difficult to maintain consistency in the winemaking process. Winemakers struggle to modify the winemaking process for Pinot Noirs in order to find the optimal process to highlight the delicate flavor and structural aspects of this varietal. For example, winemakers must take great care in the aging of Pinot Noirs with oak barrels because the woody flavors can easily overtake the natural fragility of the flavors balanced within the Pinot Noir. Batches of Pinot Noir wine grapes can also be blended together in a way that masks the imperfections due to changes in the winemaking process or weakness inherent in the grapes themselves.

When pairing Pinot Noir wines with foods, remember to go easy on the spices, otherwise the delicate flavors of the Pinot Noir will be masked. Salmon is one of the best pairings for Pinot Noir wines, as the flavors are both fairly light but with a complexity that compliments the opposite quite nicely.

Cabernet Sauvignon - California Wine Country

Cabernet is a term which encompasses a few different varietals: most notably Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon is a particularly popular varietal which arose from a grape developed by crossing the Cabernet Franc grape with the Sauvignon Blanc grape. In fact, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely grown red grape in most wine regions of the world and particularly the Boudreaux wine region in France. In other parts of the world Cabernet Sauvignon is also referred to as Petit Cabernet, Sauvignon Rouge, and Vidure so it is important to keep those phrases in mind while abroad.

Additionally, since the 1960's, Cabernet Sauvignon has been the most common varietal term for red wines due to it's wide appeal and critical acclaim. Because it is so widely in demand in many wine circles, Cabernet Sauvignon becomes easily subjected to inflation-related cost increases as demand from wealthy wine-lovers drives prices upward. On the other hand, Cabernet Sauvignon's parent grape Cabernet Franc is less popular because it is a less desirable grape than its grape offspring. However, it is quite often used as a blending element in mixed varietal wines, particularly with Merlot. A general tip for most novice wine consumers is that most bottled wines labeled Cabernet belong to the Cabernet Sauvignon family of grapes, rather than the Cabernet Franc.

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Cabernet Sauvignon grapes thrive best in regions with long growing seasons due to a warm climate and reaches maturity quite late in the season. It also grows well in slightly arid areas with well-drained soil. These elements will allow the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes to mature with a fruity taste, rather than the more herbal flavor that arises from the grape's exposure to increased moisture and excessive soil-based nutrients during the growing process. The grapes themselves are comparatively small with a tough outer skin that protects the grapes from many elements. They are considerably resistant to disease and can be viewed as a fairly hardy grape varietal.

Cabernet Sauvignon is also one of the best aged wines. It is traditionally aged in small oak barrels for up to eighteen months before bottling. This aging period allows the wine to develop a greater complexity and depth of the flavors it encompasses. Some of the flavors which are most often attributed to Cabernet Sauvignon are: dark cherry, black currant, olive, pepper, cedar, and tobacco. Cabernet Sauvignon's can also sometimes have spicy or earthy taste profiles as well.

Sirah - Shiraz - California Wine Country

Shiraz currently accounts for one-fifth of all wine grape production in Australia and is one of the most widely harvested grapes in the country. Though the intense popularity of the rival red Cabernet Sauvignon has accounted for the secondary status of Shiraz in the minds of wine consumers in recent years, many vintners are beginning to revitalizing their Shiraz with new styles and methods of aging.bay

The Shiraz wine grape has an interesting history and place in the contemporary wine world as well. Generally described as "New World" wines, these wines are generally thought to be more fruity in their predominate flavors in opposition to the "Old World" wines which are often labeled Syrah. Because both variations of wine are derived from the same grape genetically, the differences between them are minimal to say the least. Some wine purveyors even maintain that the distinction between Shiraz and Syrah is in relation to style preferences only.

However, South Africa, Canada, and Australia are three of primary growing regions which refer to this varietal of wine as Shiraz rather than Syrah. These regions keep with the trend of identifying their exports with the New World wine classification of Shiraz which identifies it as a lighter and more aggressively fruity style of wine.

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The Shiraz grape is commonly used in the production of red table wines which characteristically age well. Shiraz often reaches its prime complexity of flavor after approximately ten to fifteen years of aging; however it can easily be consumed much earlier in its aging process without sacrificing its excellent taste. It is also commonly used as a blending wine, although this occurs primarily in Spanish regions.

Shiraz wines are characteristically quite full-bodied and flavors vary easily depending on the physical characteristics of the wine region of its production. Some of the flavors most commonly attributed to Shiraz wines are: blackberry, chocolate, black pepper, plums, and spices. Shiraz also has soft tannins and varying degrees of oak flavors. They flourish especially in the wine regions of Australia with cooler, dry climates which allow for the berry finishes. Other Shiraz wine grapes grown in warmer climates tend to encompass the more mellow plum flavors.

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Despite its frequent New World wine associations, Shiraz is one of the oldest known wine grape varietals. In fact, it is named for the city of the same name in Iran where wine-making may have originated many thousands of years ago.

Zinfandel - California Wine Country

Zinfandel often gets a less-than-stellar reputation among the most pretentious of wine drinkers as it has recently held the reputation of being a "starter wine," especially for women, due to its popular sweet taste in the 1980's and 90's. However, in the past several years, winemakers have responded to this prejudice against Zinfandels by improving the complexity and balance of flavors within their wines to make them a more palatable choice to the savvy wine consumer's sophisticated sense of flavors.

What makes a wine more appealing to wine lovers? Complexity and fullness of the flavors are a few of the key aspects of a well-crafted wine. In Zinfanfels, a few of the most popularly described characteristics of the flavors are blackberry, raspberry, cherry, cloves, black pepper, and anise. However, depending on the complexity of the Zinfandel, many other levels of flavors may emerge, especially through a tasting in which you carefully give your attention to the subtleties released within the entire experience of the wine. Another interesting characteristic of Zinfandels is that they are also often mixed with others such as Cabernet Sauvignon or Petite Syrah.

Because Zinfandels range from lighter-bodied whites to quite robust reds, they are no steadfast rules for which foods to pair with them. Some zinfandels do possess enough body and presence of flavors to drink even with a hearty steak or rich chocolate dessert. The lighter zinfandels can be a great pairing for Latin American and tropically-inspired foods.

Zinfandel originates from a distinctly American red-skinned Zinfandel wine grape that is used to make both red and white Zinfandels. Formally named in 1832, Zinfandels are traditionally defined as an American varietal and can occasionally be quite difficult to locate in overseas markets. It was recently discovered that Zinfandel grape is genetically identical to the Primotivo grape native to Italy. This discovery begins explains the previously unknown heritage of the Zinfandel grape's development.

Californian vineries have come to embraced Zinfandels as their own characteristic varietal, leading the reputation of Zinfandel to become a representation and branding image for California wine. Some of the most popular regions for the production of Zinfandels are: Napa Valley, Sonoma, Mendocino-Lake, Central Valley, Bay area, Sierra Foothills, and Southern California. However, Zinfandel's aren't exclusive to California and can be produced in American regions as distant as North Carolina and Tennessee, as well as overseas locations to which the Zinfandel grape has been exported.

Chardonnay - California Wine Country

Chardonnay has become the most popular white wine in America in the past few decades. The reasons for this development are varied. The first is that Chardonnays possess a widely appealing taste often consisting of fruity and full-bodied buttery notes. Due to the wine's versatility, it can possess many distinguishable variations of flavors and vintners can even mix Chardonnay with other varietals as a way to experience new flavors with blended wines. One of the other most important reasons for its popularity is that it's widely available and can be quite inexpensive due to the small, hardy Chardonnay grapes resistance to many diseases and thus easier to grow in many conditions. Thus, the demand for Chardonnay becomes easily to fill, despite the fact that Chardonnay grapes are more delicate in the wine-making phase of development.

Some of the key distinguishing characteristics of this well-loved wine white are that it is dry and often quite full-bodied with the most popularly distinguished flavors and aromas mentioned in descriptions of Chardonnay are apple, melon, pears, lemon, and pineapple, as well as buttery, nutty, creamy, vanilla, oak, and citrus. Particularly when Chardonnay is aged in an oak barrel, it develops a toasty or buttery quality along with a vanilla or coconut flavor which adds to the depth of the richness in the tasting experience. Many cheaper types of Chardonnay that try to achieve the oak-aged taste, use steel barrels with oak chips to lessen production costs while still obtaining similar flavors and textures within their wines.

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Chardonnays are one of the most popular varietals grown in the California wine region but also flourish in Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile and South Africa. In 2000, Chardonnay grapes accounted for 40 percent of the total white wine grapes planted in California wine regions and can thrive in many regions with quite distinguishably different weather patterns. French Chardonnays are also reputed to be of extremely high-quality and in fact, in the Chablis wine region of France, Chardonnay grapes are the only grape varietals allowed.

Today's Chardonnays are less-heavily subjected to oak fermentation as public preference has shifted to lighter and crisper versions of this varietal. The reason for this preference can be viewed as a return from the past several decades in which all chardonnays were so heavily processed with malo-lactic fermentation and other aging techniques that even the most distinctive Chardonnays began to lose their distinctive flavors.

Sauvignon Blanc - California Wine Country

Sauvignon Blanc is a currently very popular white wine varietal. Californian Sauvignon Blanc is also occasionally referred to as Fume Blanc. The growth of Sauvignon Blanc grapes encompasses nearly 14,000 acres in California alone. Sauvignon Blanc is also grown in regions such as South Africa, New Zealand, Chile, Italy, France, Australia and can even be grown in surprising regions such as Canada and Long Island, New York.

Sauvignon Blanc is often viewed as the best white wine for many food combinations as its tangy, aggressive flavor pairs well with foods. It is especially well-matched with foods containing components such as peppers, garlic, cilantro smoked cheeses, and tomatoes which are foods that would ordinarily completely overpower even the strongest-flavored Chardonnays in addition to most other dry white wines.

Sauvignon Blanc possesses a unique aroma which makes it easily identifiable compared to other white wines. Its flavors tend to be classified as herbaceous such as those of lemongrass, gooseberry, and freshly mown grass. However, it also possesses some other more traditional flavors such as green melon, grapefruit, passion fruit, and bell pepper. Overall, Sauvignon Blanc is a strong, tangy, and flavorful varietal that outweighs many other white wines in intensity and sharpness of flavors.

Unlike many other wine varietals, Sauvignon Blanc is not frequently aged in oak barrels because it often departs an unfavorable taste combination. However, Sauvignon Blancs are frequently blended which is a technique that calms their occasionally abrasive tastes. Blending Sauvignon Blanc with Semillon (another wine varietal grown primarily in France) is a popular practice, especially in France's legendary Boudreaux wine region, as the Semillon adds a fig flavor and softens the overall taste profile of the Sauvignon Blanc. The ratio of Semillon blended with the Sauvignon Blanc ranges on the region and occurs primarily in France. However, some versions are comprised of 70 percent Semillon and 30 percent Sauvignon Blanc and other varieties are comprised of the nearly inverse ratio of 75 percent Sauvignon Blanc and 15 percent Semillon. These blends are a perfect option for the wine consumers who enjoy some of the flavors of Sauvignon Blanc but find it a little too aggressive for their palates.

Because Sauvignon Blanc is still not as popular with many wine drinking consumers as its more popular cousin varietal Chardonnay, many quality Sauvignon Blanc are very economically priced. Combined with its perfection in matching many difficult to pair food combinations, Sauvignon Blanc is a great choice for a dinner party varietal.

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Wine Tasting Etiquette!
Wine Tasting Etiquette! - What you should know about the art of tasting wine. Wine tasting is an art. The Central Coast of California offers a multitude of great wine events. Come visit for more information.
Beach Glass on Moonstone Beach!
Beach Glass or Sea Glass hunting! Want to go on a treasure hunt? Moonstone Beach in Cambria, Ca has Beach/Sea Glass and other treasures waiting to be found. Come visit to learn more.
California Wine Country!
California Wine Country! - What you should know about the production of wine in California? The facts about wine development on the Central Coast is interesting. Come visit for more information.
Wine and Food Pairing!
Wine and Food Pairing! - Do you know which wine to select with your dining experience? Read the ten commandments of food and wine pairing. Great information, come visit to read the full article.
Wine Tasting Tips!
Wine Tasting Tips! - Tips on wine tasting for the average Joe. Do you did a little help knowing what to do at a wine tasting event? Come visit for more information.
Hiking California - The Velencia Peak Trail!
Hiking California! - The Velencia Peak Trail is a great hike. You get to run from the Bears in Los Osos. Come visit for more information on this hike.
California Hiking - The Oats Peak Trail!
California Hiking! - The Oats Peak Trail is a great hike. This trail starts at Spooners Cove in Los Osos, Ca. Come visit for more information on this hike.
California Hiking Trails - The Point Buchon Trail!
California Hiking Trails! - The Point Buchon Trail is a moderate hike and offers spectaular views. Come visit for more information on this hike.
California Hikes -
California Hikes - The Bishops Peak Trail! - If you like to hike in the State of California - Los Oso and Montana De Oro State Park provides great trails!. Come visit for more information on this hike.
Sand Dollars - The Hunt is On!
Sand Dollars - Hunting for treasure on the beach in Morro Bay is an adventure you don't want to miss. Come visit for more information.
Morro Bay Beach!
Morro Bay Beach - On your visit to the Central Coast of California make sure to visit this wonderful beach. Come visit for more information.
Sunset in California!
Sunset in California - Have you ever seen the green flash at sunset? Come visit for more information.
Hwy 46 - Scenic and Dangerous!
Hwy 46! - If you want to tantalize your eyes and thrill your soul take a drive on 46 between Cambria and Paso Robles, Ca. Come visit for more information.
Seal Elephant - Birthing Time!
Seal Elephant - Birthing Time. The Elephants of the sea are giving birth in San Simeon, California. Come visit for more information.
Old Stone Station - A Cambria Restaurant!
Old Stone Station - Cambria, Ca. Visiting the Central Coast of California and want a great meal? Come visit for more information.
Whale Watching Tours!
Whale Watching Tours! - If you want to experience the greatest adventure on the central coast go whale watching with Virg's Landing.
Winter Camping Tips
Winter Camping Tips - Camping on the Central Coast of California is an adventure. Come visit to find out how.
Pacific Coast Highway - Hwy 1!
Pacific Coast Highway - Hwy 1, is absolutely fantastic along the Central Coast of California. The drive is an adventure all in its self. Come visit for more information.
Decanting Your Wine
Decanting Your Wine! - What you should know about decanting wine? To learn more about this art come visit for more information.
Experience Cambria Boardwalk Hikes!
Cambria Boardwalk Hikes! - How about a stroll down the boardwalk on Moonstone Beach. It is one great hike for anyone to enjoy. Come visit for more information on shopping.
Sport Fishing Charters on the Central Coast!
Sport Fishing Charters! - The Central Coast of Ca. is the place to charter a boat and go deep sea fishing. Come visit for more information on shopping.
The Paso Wine Festival Experience!
The Paso Wine Festival! - The 29th annual festival of wine is being held May 20-22nd 2011 in Paso Robles Ca. Come visit for more information.
Fresh Fish for Dinner!
Fresh Fish for Dinner! - You are visiting the Central Coast and want some fresh fish for dinner. Come visit for more information.
Beach Exercise on the Central Coast!
Beach Exercise on the Central Coast! - Get fit and enjoy the beach, sea and sand all at the same time. Come visit for more information.
Hike Big Sur, California!
Hike Big Sur, California! - This area offers some great hiking opportunities. Make sure to bring your hiking boots. Come visit for more information.
Bubble Gum Alley!
Bubble Gum Alley! - In San Luis Obispo, California two walls you will not believe. You have to see this to believe it. Come visit for more information.
Cayucos California - The Frontier Surfing Village!
Cayucos California! - The frontier Surfing Village on the Central Coast of California -Spectacular! Come visit for more information.
Gerber's Auto Repair Service!
Auto Repair Services - Gerber's Auto Services in Cambria, California since 1981 - The Best Mechanics in the business.
Tin City Cambria California!
Tin City Cambria California! - Most services, auto, printing and even cookies are made in this area of Cambria,Ca. Come visit for more information.
The Great Blue Heron!
The Great Blue Heron! - The Central Coast of CA is rich in wild birds and the spectacular Heron is one of them. You have to see this to believe it. Come visit for more information.
The California Sea Otter!
The California Sea Otter! - This wonderful creature can be found in Morro Bay, Ca. Come visit for more information on otters.
Cambria Walking Trail!
Cambria Walking Trail! - This trail in Cambria was really cool. Come visit for more information.
Family Hiking Adventure!
Family Hiking Adventure! - This adventure is about the Harmony Headlands State Park on the Central Coast of California. This is one great hike for the family. Come visit for more information.
Hiking Trail - The Bill Kern Trail!
Hiking Trail! - The Bill Kern Trail in Cambria California provides adventure in the wild woods and a breath taking view of the sea. This is one great hike for the family. Come visit for more information.
Creekside Gardens Cafe - Cambria, CA!
Creekside Gardens Cafe - If you want a great Breakfast, Lunch and Patio Dinning Creekside is the best. Located in Cambria, California. Come visit for more information on this great Central Coast Restaurant.
The French Corner Bakery - Cambria, CA!
French Corner Bakery - This fantastic French Bakery is located in Cambria, Ca. and they specialize in Cakes, Desserts, Sandwiches and much more. Come visit for more information on this great Central Coast Bakery etc.
Springside Restaurant - Paso Robles, CA!
Springside Restaurant - If you want a great Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner this restaurant is the best. Located in Paso Robles, California. Come visit for more information on this great Central Coast Restaurant.
Sandys Deli & Bakery - Cambria, CA!
Sandys Deli & Bakery - Sandy's specializes in sandwiches, soups, salads, smoothies, speciality coffees and much more. Come visit for more information on this great Central Coast Bakery etc.
Hodaddys Cambria, California!
Hodaddys Cambria, California - Looking for cool apparel and laid back goods? This is the place to shop. Hodaddy's has a wide variety of cool clothes, hats, boots and much more.
Cambria Cappuccino - The Best Little Coffee Shop in Cambria!
Cambria Cappuccino - This little coffee shop is located in the West Village in beautiful Cambria, Ca. Come visit for more information on this great Central Coast Coffee Shop.
Lake Nacimiento - A Fresh Water Adventure!
Lake Nacimiento - A Fresh Water Experience! This beautiful lake is located outside of Paso Robles, California. If you are visiting the Central Coast of California and want to do some fresh water fishing this lake is the spot. Come visit to learn more.
California WildFlowers! Can you Smoke em?
California WildFlowers - Spring is absolutely fantastic along the Central Coast of California. The flowers are an adventure all in themselves. Come visit for more information.
Big Sur Travel Tips!
Big Sur Travel Tips! - Big Sur California is as dramatic and unconventional as it is isolated. Ninety miles of rugged coastlines, spectacular scenic views, the natural beauty of its beaches and its wilderness, and its unconventional personality will enthrall you and have you coming back for more.. Come visit for more information.
All American Cambria!
All American Cambria - This company provides video rentals and electronics accessories for Cambria, Ca area. Come visit for more information on this great Central Coast Business.

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