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 –>

Napa Wineries Open After 5 pm – Summer 2014

Do you need a winery in Napa Valley that is open after 5 pm for wine tasting? Sometimes you go wine tasting and at the end of the day, it’s getting close to 5 pm but you just left a winery that didn’t … –> please click here to continue reading –>

30 Years Above the Fog: Favorites from the 2014 Taste of Howell Mountain

A few weeks ago, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Howell Mountain AVA in Napa County by attending the annual Taste of Howell Mountain Wine Tasting and Auction at Charles Krug Winery. We had a great time enjoying the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

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 –>