bASH: basking in Appellation St. Helena’s bounty

If you don’t have anything planned yet for Saturday, April 19, you should go here now to purchase tickets for bASH, an annual food and wine event from Appellation St. Helena showcasing this northern Napa Valley community. What is the 2014 bASH?  Well, it’s basically … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Top of the Valley: The Calistoga Food & Wine Event

Come enhance your familiarity with northern Napa Valley wines at the Calistoga Food & Wine Event on April 11, 2014.  Solage Calistoga (755 North Silverado Trail, Calistoga, 707-226-0800) provides an elegant backdrop to showcase the world class wines from 30 … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Spring Comes to Sonoma: The Sonoma International Film Festival

Come celebrate Spring by treating yourself to wine, food and a film festival in the heart of Northern California’s Wine Country.  Now in its 17th year, the Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) takes place April 2-6, 2014 and will feature … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Carmel Beckons: The Relais & Châteaux GourmetFest

When was the last time you were in the quaint coastal village of Carmel?   Given its charm, you probably don’t need another reason to travel (or return) here but Lufthansa First Class has decided to give you one anyway with GourmetFest 2014, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Recommendations from the 2014 World of Pinot Noir

Each year, attendees at the World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) come expecting gorgeous California weather, delicious gourmet food, and copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs.  This year?  Well, two out of three ain’t bad. California is facing its worst drought … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Taste of the Nation San Francisco: Fun and Fundraising

Foodies and funseekers should make their travel plans now for San Francisco in order to attend Taste of the Nation San Francisco featuring local favorites such as A16, Boulevard, Frances, Jardinière, and Quince on Thursday, March 27.  This delightful event … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Petite Sirah, We Loved You: Favorites at the 2014 Dark & Delicious

Last Friday, we had fun celebrating a single varietal at the Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah™ event when it showcased Petite Sirahs during another outstanding wine and food experience.  After enjoying tastes from over 70 wineries, restaurants, caterers, and food purveyors, we ended … –> please click here to continue reading –>