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  • GEN 7 – the Next Generation of Wines

    GEN 7 – the Next Generation of Wines

    TASTE OF WINE By Frank Mangio – The week of January 5, 2014 A new wine release event flashed across the internet recently, to celebrate the bounty of a special harvest from the Gen 7 winery and its newest releases. It was a time of celebration for the Bacino family in the Crosby community in […]

  • Brookside Winery Back From The Wayside

    Brookside Winery Back From The Wayside

    Aug 14, 2013 by Manny Lopez August 7, 2013 When your pedigree boasts a history as one of the oldest winemaking families in California, the decision to become a vintner isn’t always as easy as it may seem. For native San Diegan Tim Bacino, owner of Rancho Santa Fe-based Brookside Winery, the endeavor has meant […]

  • Rancho Santa Fe resident carries on family’s legacy with GEN 7 Wine label

    Rancho Santa Fe resident carries on family’s legacy with GEN 7 Wine label

    Aug 9, 2013- By Karen Billing Rancho Santa Fe resident Tim Bacino produces 1,200 cases of wine a year, but he doesn’t have a winery and he doesn’t own a vineyard. With his GEN 7 Wine label he is part of a growing trend of “virtual winemakers” — they are winemakers who don’t own their […]

  • Resurrection—The Rebirth of Brookside Winery

    Resurrection—The Rebirth of Brookside Winery

    Oct 6, 2010 “After 27 years, we’re back. Remember us?” asks Tim Bacino. Brookside Winery closed its doors 27 years ago, after at one time holding court as the 14th largest winery in the nation. At its peak, Brookside had 36 retail stores selling wine, cheese and deli items and offering wine tastings. They had […]