Editor & Publisher:
Joe Hilbers



" Spring 2016"


A newsletter featuring stories on wine, food and travel written by a team of
professional Southern California Writers. Tips and tidbits on where to go
and what to eat, drink and enjoy while you're there!

Click any button below for the latest articles, stories and recomendations.

Now a new blog to keep up on recent events and stories. Check it out as vittlesvintagesvoyagesblog.blogspot.com

"California Central Coast--We found much to explore on Highway One Discovery Route" by The Editor

"Santa Barbara--It was All Aboard Amtrak for our Car Free Outing in that City" by Joe Hilbers

"Pacific Coast Wine Trail--We moved through Harmony, Cambria and Morro Bay seeking the wineries" by Joe Hilbers

"Central Coast--California cuisine rates high marks on Highway One Route" by The Editor

"Los Angeles--Kosher wines and food were showcased at Peterson Museum event" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--San Antonio Winery celebrates 99 years in the City" by The Editor

"Santa Monica--Inotheke brings Mediterranean to the Pacific" by Ronnie Greenberg

"West Hollywood--Savour Australia tasting showed quality of 'down under' wines" by Joe Hilbers

"Beverly Hills--On the west side Natalee is a delightful Thai retreat" by Ronnie Greenberg

"Westlake Village--Conejo Valley rocked with the Calif. Jazz and Wine Festival" by The Editor

"Century City--The Passion Jura wine event showed interesting varietals and vintages" by Joe Hilbers

"Santa Monica--Those Grands Crus Bordeaux wines excelled at Fairmont Miramar Hotel" by Joe Hilbers

"Los Angeles--Franco on Melrose pleases with Italian cuisine and ambiance" by Joe Hilbers

"Long Beach--A creative seafood cuisine and scenic ambance come together at Parkers' Lighthouse" by Joe Hilbers

"Highway One--Here you follow the path of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail" by Joe Hilbers

"Rancho Palos Verdes--The Admiral Risty still at flank speed after 50 years" by Joe Hilbers

"Agoura Hills--Niroj Restaurant offers fine dining with Kurdish cuisine" by Joe Hilbers

"Hollywood--Slow Wines of Italy Tasting received high marks at Taglyan Complex Center" by The Editor

" Los Angeles--Dazzling changes present at reopened Petersen Automotive Museum" by Joe Hilbers

"Sicily wines--New era shows style and quality of Sicilian vintages" by Joe Hilbers

"Quebec City, Canada--Here one can look back to the Old World" by The Editor

"Boston--Our short explorations were most rewarding in this historic city" by The Editor

"Nova Scotia--A return visit to Domaine de Grand Pre showed a work in progress" by The Editor

"Wilmington--Early California history is on display at the Banning Museum " by Joe Hilbers

"Guam--USA Island enhances role as tourist destination" by The Editor

"Baja, Mexico--The history of wine, globally and at Valle de Guadalupe, is well told at Museo de La Vid y El Vino" by The Editor

"Claremont--The Botanic Garden shows California's native foliage" by The Editor

"San Pedro--White Point Nature Center offers views of original flora and fauna" by Joe Hilbers

..Travel stories from earlier issues of"Vittles, Vintages & Voyages"

.."Stories on wine and dining from previous issues of Vittles"

.."Vittles series on four hundred miles of Oregon Coast"

.."Vittles series on our National Parks and Monuments"

.."San Francisco bar room stories and early days of journalism"

..""The Pleasure of Wine". A book written by Vittles Editor Joe Hilbers as a guide to wines, grape types and producing countries for new wine drinkers."

.."1123 days on a chair lift or 55 years of Skiing"

.."Battle of the Bulge--One Private's Story"

.."The Editor's Confidential File--a collection of human interest stories"

.."The Way It Should Be", an original science fiction story by Joseph Hilbers"

2010 marked Joe Hilbers' sixth decade in Journalism

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