Posts Categorized: Beer & Wine

I Know San Diego Couples 1/2 Day City Tour & Lunch

  San Diego Publisher Barry Berndes was recently awarded a “Barry Berndes Day” by the San Diego City Council for his important contribution to the city of San Diego of sharing his knowledge of the city with 20 million visitors annually. San Diego city tours with sightseeing and lunch with local celebrity, and internationally acclaimed… Read more »

Dan Diegos Euro Cafe & Pub is a Bay Park Winner

Dan Diegos Euro Cafe and Pub, 2415 Morena Blvd., Bay Park (619-276-2100). Open Mon., Wed. and Thurs. 11:3- a.m.–10 p.m. (kitchen closed at 9 p.m.); Friday 11:30 a.m. till  11 p.m. (kitchen loses at 10 p.m.); Sat. 10:30 a.m.–11 p.m. (kitchen closes at 10 p.m.); Sunday 10:30 a.m.– 9 p.m. (kitchen closes at 9 p.m.)… Read more »

Temecula’s Ponte Winery Offers a Superb Overnight Escape

Ponte Winery

Ponte Family Estate Winery & Ponte Vineyard Inn 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula (951-694-8855) [Pontewinery.com] Open daily 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. Wine tastings week days $15 Weekends $20 for six wines and a souvenir glass The impressive Ponte Family Estate Winery with its award winning outdoor vineyard view restaurant and top 10 ranked Ponte Vineyard… Read more »

Orfila Winery Offers a Beautiful Setting and Great Wines in the Julian & Escondido Tasting Rooms

Escondido Location 13455 San Pasqual Rd. | Escondido, CA 92025 Call: 760.738.6500 x 22, Toll Free: 1.800.868.WINE (9463) Southern California’s Award Winning Winery with Wine Bar in Julian Orfila Vineyards & Winery (3) at 13455 San Pasqual Rd., Escondido (760-738-6500) is undoubtedly the best winery in San Diego County. It’s also the oldest active winery… Read more »

Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse Open Mon. –Thurs., 4 p.m.–10 p.m.; Fri., 4 p.m.–11 p.m. | Sat., 3:30 p.m.–11 p.m. | Sun., 3 p.m.–10 p.m. Outback Steakhouses offer excellent service and down-to-earth prices with a very appealing Australian outback atmosphere. This unbeatable combination has gotten them rated as America’s Best Steak House by Zagat. It’s also a real… Read more »

Green Dragon Tavern & Museum in Carlsbad

Green Dragon Tavern

Enjoy a Revolutionary Dining Experience Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad (760-918-2421). Open daily for lunch 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ($8.95–$21.95). Happy Hour Daily 3 p.m.–6 p.m. During the week dinner is served from 4 p.m.–9 p.m. and till 10 p.m. on the weekends. ($11.95–$47.95). Sunday Brunch is served 10:30 a.m.– 2:30… Read more »

Walking & Driving Tour of Temecula Wineries

Falkner Winery Pinnacle Restaurant

Temecula is less than an hour away from downtown San Diego via I-15 and if you live in Escondido, it’s less than 20 minutes away. So no matter where you live, a visit to Temecula’s wine country region is definitely worth the trip! Temecula is also home to dozens of fabulous restaurants, some of which… Read more »

San Diego Wineries

San Diego’s wineries continue to grow in popularity. In fact, San Diego County wines have even been served at the White House. Blue ribbons are prominently displayed at award-winning ­wineries. So plan a day of wine tasting and discover the many wineries of San Diego County. These wineries are located throughout the county, from historic… Read more »

Temecula’s Falkner Winery & Breathtaking Hilltop Restaurant offers a Great day trip getaway

Falkner Winery Pinnacle Restaurant

  Falkner Winery specializes in high quality wines with over 80% earning Gold or Silver medals in wine competitions. So while you may be tempted to stop at the first winery that you see in Temecula wine country, be sure to plan to make a stop at the Falkner Winery for wine tasting and lunch at their… Read more »

Oceanside Ale Works offers Award-winning Ales at their Microbrewery in Beautiful Oceanside

Oceanside Ale Works

Oceanside Ale Works (15) is located at 1800 Ord Way (760-721-4253), which is 5 miles east of Interstate 5 Freeway off of Oceanside Boulevard. Their tasting room is open Thurs. and Fri. from 3 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. noon till 6 p.m. They regularily have a dozen microbrewed beer made manually on tap. And… Read more »

Home Brew Mart is the Local Source To Make Your Own Beer at Home

Home Brew Mart has been serving brewers world-wide for 20 years now. From simple starter kits, to advanced all grain brewing systems, they have everything you need to brew the beer you want. Their extensive inventory includes a wide variety of ingredients and equipment and kegging supplies. They also have a friendly and knowledgeable staff… Read more »

Hess Brewing is San Diego's First Nano-Brewery With Small Hand-Crafted Batches of Beer

Hess Brewing has the distinction of being San Diego’s first licensed nano-brewery. Nano, as in small, not Nanu, Mork’s signoff. We truly brew in small hand-crafted batches, 1.6 barrels at a time (that’s just 50 gallons each batch). Stop by their tasting room and taste it for yourselves. Great Beer. No Exceptions. No Excuses. Tasting… Read more »

Gordon Biersch Features Beer Like It Ought To Be Paired with Delicious American Cuisine

Known internationally for their award-winning, handcrafted beers, Gordon Biersch takes pride in melding traditions that originated nearly 500 years ago with the latest craft brewing innovations. Their variety of beers are brewed on-site in small batches using only the finest and purest ingredients, including authentic Weyermann malt and Hersbrucker hops imported from Germany. The expertise… Read more »

Coronado Brewing Company is Coronado's Premier Microbrewery & Restaurant

The Coronado Brewing Company produces handcrafted beers and delicious food in a casual family environment. Join them for a refreshing pint while they make you one of their signature pizzas or calzones in the wood fired oven, or choose from a wide selection of fresh seafood, steaks, pastas and dining specials. The Coronado Brewing Company… Read more »

San Marcos Brewery & Grill Produces Handcrafted Ales On-site Fresh From the Tap

San Marcos Brewery & Grill is a full service restaurant specializing in ‘American Grill’ classics, from Steaks, Pasta, Seafood, Burgers, Sandwiches and Salads. They offer a traditional appetizer menu that includes; potato skins, Fried Calamari, Chicken Fingers and our world famous Hot Wings. They produce only the finest ‘handcrafted ales’ from their on-premise micro-brewery &… Read more »

San Diego Brewing Company Has Been Brewing Since 1896 as San Diego's Oldest Local Brewery

The original manufacturing facility known as San Diego Brewing Company opened in 1896 with much fanfare. A. E. Horton, the father of San Diego, referred to the Brewery as the most important industrial enterprise since he founded the town. It was the largest manufacturing enterprise in the county. The brew house held a 25 horse… Read more »

The Lost Abbey Offers Inspired Beer for Sinners & Saints Alike

The Lost Abbey and Port Brewing are both brands of Port Brewing Company. Like Chevrolet and Cadillac, or Taco Bell and KFC, both are produced by the same company, but targeted for different markets. Their American / West Coast-style beers (Wipeout, Old Viscosity, Shark Attack, etc.) are package in 22 ounce bottles and released under… Read more »

Port Brewing Company Offers Extraordinary Beers From Remarkable People

The Lost Abbey and Port Brewing are both brands of Port Brewing Company. Like Chevrolet and Cadillac, or Taco Bell and KFC, both are produced by the same company, but targeted for different markets. Their American / West Coast-style beers (Wipeout, Old Viscosity, Shark Attack, etc.) are package in 22 ounce bottles and released under… Read more »

The Beer Company is a Locally Owned Restaurant & Brewery With Craft Beers & Delicious Food

The Beer Company is a locally owned restaurant and brewery. Our hand crafted brews have fresh ingredients and a great, rich taste. We brew just feet away from where you’ll enjoy your quality beer and delicious meal. If you appreciate quality, you’ll love The Beer Company. Happy Hour, Monday–Saturday 2:00pm–6:00pm: Half Off Select Appetizers, $3.50… Read more »

Breakwater Brewing Company is in Oceanside

Everyone needs a break! Come ride the wave at Breakwater Brewing Co. Enjoy their SoCal Beach Style of brewing beer. They offer select house brews, local guest brews, different regional brews on tap and casual cuisine from mouth watering pizza to priceless paninis. Enjoy your favorite sporting events on their 4 HD TV’s. Come to… Read more »

Back Street Brewery and Their Lampost Restaurant Serve Great Pizza and Local Craft Beer

This neighborhood brewpub bring together Lamppost Pizza’s award winning pizza with the freshest handcrafted ales and lagers. The brewmasters use traditional brewing methods along with the finest imported ingredients available. They brew our beers in small batches to ensure freshness and quality. Although their methods are more expensive, they believe this process creates the best… Read more »

Aztec Brewing Company Offers a Little Bit of Nostalgia and a Little Bit of New Life

The original Aztec Brewery was started in Mexico during Prohibition. When Prohibiton ended, the brewery was moved to San Diego. It became known as ABC – Aztec Brewing Company. In 1953 the brewery was purchased by a competitor from the midwest. The brand was later retired and disappeared from San Diego. In 2008, John Webster… Read more »

The Firehouse Brewing Company is a San Diego Favorite

The Firehouse Brewing Company offers many hand made craft beers and is under new ownership in 2012, so look for many new exciting advancements. Firehouse American Pale Ale, “Best Beer” by San Diego City Beat 08′ A delightful example of the classic American Pale Ale style. It has a deep amber color and full bodied… Read more »

The Brew House at Eastlake is the Premier Micro-Brewery and Restaurant in Chula Vista

The Brew House is a locally owned, independent restaurant and Eastlake’s premiere Micro-Brewery venue. We feature 7 of our own handcrafted beers, guest beers, a full bar, & wine list. Their menu covers everything from appetizers to items from the grill, the smoker, and the Earthstone Pizza Oven. The Restaurant offers 260 seats, including a… Read more »

Alesmith Brewing Company is One of San Diego's Most Popular Award-Winning Craft Brewers

AleSmith Brewing Company is one of San Diego’s premier craft breweries. They are known for creating award-winning, hand-forged ales that are anything but ordinary. Forged in 1995, AleSmith is an artisan microbrewery that specializes in handcrafted ales in a variety of styles. Deeply rooted in the amateur and craft brewing communities, AleSmith ales have continued… Read more »

Airdale Brewing Company Embodies a Passion for Aviation and a Love of Great Craft Beer

Airdale Brewing Company is a quality-driven company, producing premium beer for world-class clientele. Operated by Tony Clarke and David Lusk, Airdale Brewing strives to bring quality beer to those who choose to work hard and play hard! Founded in 2008, Airdale Brewing Company embodies a passion for aviation, and a love of great beer. Behind… Read more »

Pizza Port Offers Craft Beer & Delicious Pizza in Carlsbad, Solana Beach & Ocean Beach

This is where it all began nearly 25 years ago. Even though it’s the smallest of the Pizza Ports, Solana Beach is the one with the most history (and some would say “character”). The brew system is tiny compared to those of its Pizza Port siblings, but it’s been used to brew more magic than… Read more »