April 10, 2018 – Sangria—a mainstay of college parties and vacation libations—suffers from a bad reputation, often coming off as sickly-sweet and unsophisticated. Now a company in Hollister is out to change all that at California’s first-ever sangria tasting room.
Epicenter Wine Room, home to the Seizmic Sangria label, opened in March in the newly designated walking district of downtown Hollister. It’s situated at 620 San Benito Street, just down the block from two popular local restaurants, Fisher’s and the Running Rooster, and across the street from Farmhouse Café, San Benito Bene, and Heavenly Bakery.
So far, says owner Diane Castaneda, the response has been even better than she hoped it would be. The wine room, open Wednesday through Sunday, features her sangrias along with a selection of wine and craft … Read More