Strategy for the 2012 Passport to Dry Creek Valley

There used to be so much drama involved in trying to attend the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley’s annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley® event.  Enter the lottery, cross your fingers, keep checking the mail to see if you were … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting in Paso Robles Wine Country

A little over a week ago, we described our favorite places in southern San Luis Obispo County. Now, we’ve summarized our favorite wineries and food stops for the Paso Robles Wine Country and added the reference page to the website. If … –> please click here to continue reading –>

What a Smash! The 2012 bASH in St. Helena

Now THAT’S how you conduct a food and wine pairing event.  Last Saturday, Appellation St. Helena presented bASH, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America.  We’ve been to many food and wine events over … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting Near San Luis Obispo

If you read our earlier post on The World Of Pinot Noir, then you know we were in the San Luis Obispo area last month.  During our trip, we spent a few days visiting and revisiting the wineries and restaurants … –> please click here to continue reading –>

bASH – a brash new Appellation St. Helena event

If you’re going to be in the Napa Valley on Saturday, April 14th you should consider attending bASH.  What is it?  Well, it’s basically a “bash” showcasing 27 different wineries in a food and wine pairing competition presented by ASH … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Our Favorite Places in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon is an excellent place to visit if you are into food, wine, and plenty of scenery and activities. It’s also a great base for a wine tasting vacation.  From Portland, you can drive about 30 minutes east, stop at … –> please click here to continue reading –>