Bacon, Bao and Brisket: Best of bASH 2017

The premium wines of Appellation St. Helena (ASH) shone brightly once again at bASH 2017, the local wine and food pairing competition where attendees’ votes determined the ultimate winners. During the event, over thirty premium wineries joined forces with local professional culinary talent as … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting: Awesomeness from Around the World

Last month, we had the extreme pleasure of attending the 2014 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting, honoring wineries from around the world that delivered the best overall performance in Wine & Spirits tastings. Based on the approximately 4,300 wines that were … –> 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 –>

Another Great Cause: The Napa Valley Wine Library Association

Last month, the Napa Valley Wine Library Association held two events to commemorate 50 years of history.  On Saturday, August 18, there was a Winemakers Seminar at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena where a dozen vintners presented … –> please click here to continue reading –>

What a Smash! The 2012 bASH in St. Helena

Now THAT’S how you conduct a food and wine pairing event.  Last Saturday, Appellation St. Helena presented bASH, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America.  We’ve been to many food and wine events over … –> please click here to continue reading –>

bASH – a brash new Appellation St. Helena event

If you’re going to be in the Napa Valley on Saturday, April 14th you should consider attending bASH.  What is it?  Well, it’s basically a “bash” showcasing 27 different wineries in a food and wine pairing competition presented by ASH … –> please click here to continue reading –>

It’s Time For The 2012 Women for WineSense Grand Event

The 2012 Women for WineSense Grand Event, an educational and networking event for women and men wine professionals and enthusiasts will take place this year between May 4 and May 6 in the Napa Valley.  This is an excellent reason to … –> please click here to continue reading –>