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September 14, 2011

Santa Cruz presents the “Secret Summer” with a great line-up of Fall Festivals!

Fall in Santa Cruz County is the best-kept secret among locals. Although barbecue grills and bathing suits will be stashed away until next season, summer continues for visitors in-the-know.  Featuring fewer crowds and some of the year’s best weather, the autumn months are hailed as Santa Cruz County’s “Secret Summer.”  This fall, the Santa Cruz

September 9, 2011

Volunteers are the backbone of the Capitola Art & Wine Festival

With 40,000 people expected to attend the 29th anniversary of the popular Capitola Art & Wine Festival this weekend (September 10 and 11), it’s no surprise that approximately 400 behind-the-scenes volunteers are needed to insure its success. Twenty Santa Cruz Mountain wineries are showcased, so it takes about 200 people to sell wine glasses, staff

September 9, 2011

Taste Wine with a Local Surfer and Winemaker!

September is wine month in California! To get in the spirit we wanted to showcase one of the great wineries that makes Santa Cruz a great place to taste and enjoy wine! Slip into Copious, a hip, art adorned tasting room at Surf City Vintners where the wine is as unique as the winemaker himself.