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 –>

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 –>

Making Travel Plans Around Cabernet Sauvignon for 2014

Do you want to just indulge in Cabernet Sauvignon? Well, we’ve got over a dozen suggestions below on where you can go to attend Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tastings and Festivals in 2014.  They may not all be exclusive to Cabernet … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Let’s Go Eat in Napa: Napa Valley Restaurant Month

If you’re heading to Napa Valley, you should know that January 2014 is the 4th Annual Napa Valley Restaurant Month.   You can find plenty of dining specials and promotions effective until January 31, as over two dozen restaurants will showcase artisanal … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Far Beyond Film: The 2013 Napa Valley Film Festival

Moviegoers rejoice, as it’s time for the 3rd annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) so now you’ve got another excellent reason to visit Napa Valley.  With events covering an entire week, this year’s festival will feature 125 new independent films … –> 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 –>

What’s a Little Rain Between Friends? The 2013 Mount Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting

Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of attending the 14th annual Mount Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting.  We also learned what it’s like to attend a wine tasting event held outside in the rain (well, light mist).  After event organizers threw some … –> please click here to continue reading –>