Wine Pickup in a K-box

During the pandemic, MiraCosta College wine appreciation classes are held via Zoom. While some wine is delivered to local attendees, some choose to pick up their weekly wine tastes in small carafes. I hand-made special carrying crates to accompany the carafes. I like to call these ‘K-boxes’ because I branded them with a K for … Continue reading Wine Pickup in a K-box

Spring 2021 Classes Have Begun

Discovering Gems of the Wine World kicked off last night with a successful first session via Zoom at MiraCosta College. Space is still available for the next class beginning Mar 24, Let’s Talk Wines Around The World. Cheers!


Venissimo Cheese in Del Mar has a great selection of quality cheeses. Check it out.


The next MiraCosta College wine appreciation course Discovering Gems of the Wine World has SOLD OUT with about 3 weeks to go before the first class session. Thank you to all who have registered. This will be FANTASTIC course. I have lined up guest speakers from Texas, Colorado, and Greece. Lots, lots, and lots of … Continue reading SOLD OUT!

Level 1 Associate of Cheese

I have added a certification called Associate of Cheese from the Academy of Cheese. I’ve learned about some incredible wine and cheese pairings. Cheers!

Spring 2021

Spring 2021 wine appreciation classes at MiraCosta College are filling up fast. There is something for everybody. Register today at:

Wine in The OC

Road trip to The OC to purchase wine for classes, events, and my personal cellar. Thanks for the help Steve and Dave.

Last Chance!

Don’t miss your last chance for home wine delivery! Registration is now open for: Discovering Gems of the Wine World&Let’s Talk Wine From Around The World Classes will sell out.Sign Up Today!

Longoria Wines

Rick Longoria has been making wines in Santa Barbara county since 1976 and founded Longoria Wines in 1982. Especially delicious Grenache!


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