The Casual Connoisseur

By: KRISTIN HANSON

Published: APRIL 26, 2011

No matter where one finds oneself in California, one senses a movement to eat locally and consume wine locally. This concept, while increasingly popular is largely rooted in common sense. Produce simply tastes better when the time lapse from “vine to dine” is as small as possible. While Northern Californians often like to assume a certain proprietary pride regarding this idea, there are equally passionate communities throughout the state. Travel to Southern California and the commitment to local food and wine consumption is visibly apparent…

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