A Decade of Aromatic Whites: The 2015 International Alsace Varietals Festival

The 10th annual International Alsace Varietals Festival is coming to Mendocino County next month, on February 7th and 8th offering a chance to celebrate varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Muscat.  This fun and unique event is brought to you by the Anderson Valley … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Hail, Dungeness! The 2015 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Crab lovers rejoice, because it’s time for the 2015 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival, celebrating this year’s harvest.  This ten-day countywide celebration offers all-you-can-eat crab feeds, winery events, brewery tours, restaurant specials and crab fishing adventures (where you can … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Current Favorites from the Rest of Mendocino County

Last month, we wrote here about our favorite experiences at the Hopland Passport Weekend and offered recommendations for wines and wineries in the area.   Since then, we’ve had the pleasure of attending both the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival and Taste … –> 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 –>

More Than Just Pinot Gris: The 2014 International Alsace Festival

The 9th annual International Alsace Varietals Festival is coming to Mendocino County on February 8th and 9th this year and luckily, tickets are still available.  This festival celebrates varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Muscat and is … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The 2014 Crab, Wine and Beer Festival: Mendocino County Welcomes You

It’s time for the 2014 Mendocino County Crab, Wine and Beer Festival, celebrating the Dungeness Crab Harvest.  This ten-day countywide event provides opportunities for all-you-can-eat crab feeds, winemaker’s dinners, wine competitions, brewery tours, and crab fishing adventures.  Restaurants, winemakers, and fishermen … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Tasted and Enjoyed: Our Favorites from the 2013 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting

Last week, we had the extreme pleasure of attending the Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting in San Francisco.  This special event honored wineries from around the world that delivered the best overall performance in Wine & Spirits Tastings throughout the … –> please click here to continue reading –>