Napa Valley’s Mt Veeder: Our Latest Recommendations

As we head into the holidays, this may be a perfect time to reacquaint yourself with wines made from grapes grown in Napa Valley’s Mt Veeder, a wonderful AVA on the southwestern side of Napa Valley.  Wineries here have been producing richly intense, age-worthy … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Recent Favorites from Napa Valley’s Howell Mountain

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of indulging in wines made from grapes grown in the Howell Mountain AVA at the 20th annual Taste of Howell Mountain Wine Tasting and Auction.  We had a great time enjoying the wine, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Cabernets, Cookies, and Santa: 2014 Holiday Events in Napa Valley

It’s hard to get your hands around all of the holiday events in Napa Valley, so we thought we’d take a crack at it for you.  We’ve listed the 2014 holiday events below, in chronological order, to try and make … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Our Favorites of the Winemakers’ Favorites: Suggesting Some Wines from Napa Valley

Earlier this month, we spent an early evening under the oaks of The Grove at Silverado enjoying a collection of Napa Valley wines courtesy of the Napa Valley Wine Library Association’s Annual Wine Tasting.   Now in its 51st year, this … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Some California Wines Well Worth Trying

Earlier this month, we were lucky enough to enjoy the San Francisco Tasting of the Family Winemakers of California at Fort Mason in San Francisco. As expected, we thoroughly enjoyed the offerings from Benovia Winery,  Dutton-Goldfield, Merry Edwards Wine, Pride … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Another Great Cause: The Napa Valley Wine Library Association

Last month, the Napa Valley Wine Library Association held two events to commemorate 50 years of history.  On Saturday, August 18, there was a Winemakers Seminar at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena where a dozen vintners presented … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Damn, It Was Hot – the 2012 Taste of Howell Mountain Wine Tasting and Auction

Earlier this month, the 17th annual Taste of Howell Mountain Wine Tasting and Auction took place at Charles Krug Winery. We had a very nice time, but 100+ degree weather presented a significant barrier to enjoying the event to its … –> please click here to continue reading –>