Award-Winning Wines on Father’s Day: The North Coast Wine Challenge Invitational Tasting

Instead of a tie, why not buy Dad (or yourself) a ticket for the North Coast Wine Challenge Invitational Tasting (featuring wines from Napa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Solano and Sonoma Counties) next weekend?  Now in its second year, the Invitational Tasting … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Three Decades Later: The Annual Taste of Howell Mountain

It’s milestone time at the annual Taste of Howell Mountain event, coming to Charles Krug Winery on Saturday, June 14th from 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Come join the party at 2800 Main Street (Highway 29) in St. Helena and indulge in the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Bash 2014 – Delightful Evening, Delicious Eating

Another bASH, another delightful evening of outstanding wines and delicious eating (and possibly a little overeating).  Last Saturday night, Appellation St. Helena presented bASH 2014, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America at … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Mother’s Day Brunch in Napa Valley 2014

Do you need to take Mom out for a special Mother’s Day Brunch on May 11 but aren’t sure where to go?  If so, we’ll tell you what is going on at some of the best restaurants in Napa Valley. … –> please click here to continue reading –>

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 –>

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 –>