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PALM SPRINGS LIFE

The Little Wine Bar That Could
Christine Soto uses Dead or Alive 
as a platform to build community and innovate in Palm Springs.


“Blinders have allowed Soto to realize the bar she had envisioned — a place to showcase small-production wineries with a focus on sustainably farmed, organic and biodynamic wines.”

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DESERT SUN

Rebel wine lovers are uncorking a new kind of vino in Palm Springs
“If Palm Springs’ older, political elite hold court in Spencer’s the city’s young professionals gather within the secrecy of Dead or Alive. It’s the kind of bar where you need to bring business cards to pass around with a bag of potato chips from local sausage shop Frankinbun.”

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PALM SPRINGS LIFE

Christine Soto & Kristin Bloomer
40 Under Forty 2018
“When Christine Soto, a third-generation Palm Springs native, returned to her hometown after 11 years in L.A., she was unable to find a place — a place that wasn’t a restaurant — to enjoy a glass of wine.”

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PALM SPRINGS CC

Get to Know the Owner: Christine Soto
“Okay. Anyone who names a bar ‘Dead or Alive;’ – and doesn’t put up any signage, so you don’t know where it is until you meet someone who’s been there – has to have a good reason, right?”

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COACHELLA VALLEY WEEKLY

A Wine Soaked Weekend at the Ace Hotel
”Christine Soto, owner of Dead or Alive bar, is bringing a new focus on the wine festival theme. Those of us who drop in at her wine bar already know her disposition to keep it real in the wine game. She continues to showcase the smaller wine producers who make a great bottle of wine but often do not get the fanfare they deserve.”

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CV INDEPENDENT


Vine Social: The First Palm Springs Wine Fest Was an Amazing Event That Proves a Wine-Awakening Is Finally Happening in the Desert
”I’m now going to gush about the best wine-tasting I’ve ever been to—ever. I am going to spend the next 900 words or so name-dropping winemakers you’ve probably never heard of, and describing wine-making techniques that will bore you to tears. Consider yourself warned.”

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DESERT SUN

For National Rosé Day, these are my favorite spots to sip in Palm Springs
“If you know me, you know I can often be found at this South Palm Springs bar. You also know that one of my favorite food groups is sparkling rose. Owner Christine Soto always has a charming bubbly on deck.”

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