The Mysticism Behind Mystic Hills Vineyard

The Mysticism Behind Mystic Hills Vineyard

The Mysticism Behind Mystic Hills Vineyard I met Judy and Joel Cox over a decade ago when I volunteered for the non-profit dedicated to assisting Santa Clarita women and named after Judy’s mother, the Betty Ferguson Foundation. (Judy’s passion and hard work made our...
Wine Cellar Essentials

Wine Cellar Essentials

Wine Cellar Essentials In the last issue of élite Magazine, I shared my take on liquor cabinet essentials, so I thought it apropos to share Wine Cellar Essentials for this issue. Much like your liquor cabinet the wine cellar/chiller/rack in your home should be stocked...
Essentials For Your Liquor Cabinet

Essentials For Your Liquor Cabinet

Essentials For Your Liquor Cabinet We have a well-stocked wine cellar and liquor cabinet, and both come in handy. And while it takes years of tasting to amass a decent cellar, it only takes one or two trips to the supermarket or liquor store to have the staples needed...
Finding Whiskey in Santa Clarita and Beyond

Finding Whiskey in Santa Clarita and Beyond

Finding Whiskey in Santa Clarita and Beyond With whisky – single malt Scotch whisky, single malt whisky from outside of Scotland, blended whisky, rye and bourbon whiskey – quickly becoming the most popular category I thought it was high time that I reached out to some...
Beautiful Napa Valley

Beautiful Napa Valley

Beautiful Napa Valley Joseph Phelps Insignia Event, Beringer Veranda, Alpha Omega Terrace, Caldwell Cave, Knights Bridge Vault + Shout Outs We try to visit Napa Valley every other year to discover new places and to enjoy club member events – and now both seem to last...
Santa Barbara Wineries In and Around the Funk Zone

Wine-ing & Cocktail-ing On A Cruise

Wine-ing & Cocktail-ing On A Cruise  I’m one of those cruise ship vacationers that can hardly wait to see the next day’s itinerary slipped under my door at night. Literally plan my day by it. And it seemed to me that there is always a wine tasting or cocktail...
Romancing the Grape

Romancing the Grape

Romancing the Grape  For this issue, hitting your mailbox before Valentine’s Day, I thought of the many romanticized reasons why we may have a love for certain wines. We all know that taste is the most important, but what makes a particular wine really stand out in...