Interactive Guide Enables Amateurs and Connoisseurs Alike to Discover California’s Best Wineries, Plan a Trip, and More
The San Francisco Chronicle, Northern California’slargest newspaper, today announces the debut of The Press, an online, interactive guide to the best of California Wine Country.
Building on The Chronicle’s decades-long coverage of the wine industry, The Press will allow users to find the best wineries and tasting rooms to visit, plan a day or weeklong trip, and learn more about the beautiful vineyards that make California Wine Country so famed – all via an online portal. It will feature reviews of wineries and tasting rooms, plus guides to Wine Country restaurants, hotels, events, and more from The Chronicle experts’ audiences have come to know and trust, including Wine Critic Esther Mobley, Food Editor Paolo Lucchesi, and Restaurant Critic Michael Bauer. The Press is mobile-friendly and easy-to-use, allowing for users to plan their dream Wine Country trip from home or on the road.
“With The Press, wine lovers get recommendations and insight from Esther Mobley, one of the top wine journalists in the country, along with her crew of writers,” said Kitty Morgan, Assistant Managing editor for Lifestyle for The Chronicle. “They’ve visited hundreds of the region’s wineries, checked out the tasting rooms and sampled the wines. With this information, those wine lovers can then plan a trip that meets their budgets, time frame and interests. The Press is wine journalism made totally user-friendly.”