Who Would Have Expected a Radish to Win? (Highlights from bASH 2015)

The stellar wines of Appellation St. Helena (ASH) recently took center stage at bASH 2015, the annual food and wine pairing competition where attendees’ votes determine the ultimate winners. Over 30 premium wineries from the appellation helped form separate contests … –> please click here to continue reading –>

bASH 2015: Showcasing St. Helena’s Wine and Food Capabilities

If you’re free on Saturday, April 18, you should go here now to purchase tickets for bASH 2015, an annual food and wine event from Appellation St. Helena. What is bASH? Well, it’s a popular spectacle showcasing the Napa Valley community with over 35 … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Finding New Favorites: Recommendations from the 2015 World of Pinot Noir

We had a wonderful time at the 15th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) earlier this month, enjoying copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs enhanced by delicious food and classic Southern California weather. Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world converged … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Celebrating Cabernet: 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Events

If you’re trying to factor your love of Cabernet Sauvignon into your future travel plans, we’re here to help. You’ll find a list below of 20 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tastings and Festivals in 2015 including food and wine events, walk-around … –> 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 –>

Mount Veeder Wines After The Quake

Last weekend, we had the pleasure of attending the 15th annual Mount Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Mount Veeder AVA.  The host venue, The Hess Collection, was one of the wineries hit hardest by the recent … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wines (and Wineries) We’re Recommending in the Napa Valley Right Now

Do you need some Napa wine?  Over the last few weeks we’ve had the pleasure of attending the Napa Valley Wine Library Association Wine Tasting, the Mexican-American Vintners Association Harvest Festival, and the Family Winemakers of California Tasting, and we found many wines reinforcing Napa Valley’s world-class reputation for … –> please click here to continue reading –>