• The Guide to California's Cowboy Country

    2 monthes ago - By Eater

    In the hills of the Central Coast, surfer and vaquero cultures collide over barbecue tri-tip, pinquito beans, and links of linguica sausage There's a big, semi-climactic scene in the 2004 film Sideways where the angsty failed-writer character Miles, played by Paul Giamatti, broods on the topic of his infatuation with pinot noir to his love interest, played by Virginia Madsen, on the front porch of her quaint home in California's Santa Ynez Valley. The impassioned speech lasts no longer than 90 seconds, but in the year that followed the release of the Alexander Payne film, California sales...
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