Bottega Gran Fondo: Riding and Eating in Napa Valley

The worlds of food, wine and cycling converge at Michael Chiarello’s Bottega Gran Fondo where Chefs, Winemakers, Sommeliers and Pro Cyclists join others to serve as Ride Leaders for a unique Napa Valley adventure.  For your ride, you’ll have two … –> 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 –>

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 –>

bASH Knocks It Out Of The Park, Again

Well, they did it again.  Last Saturday night, Appellation St. Helena presented bASH, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone featuring wines from this Napa Valley appellation.  This was the second year … –> please click here to continue reading –>