Outstanding Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (and more)

Cradled in the rolling hills of western Mendocino County, Anderson Valley is one of the smallest and coldest winegrowing regions in California.  It is also the source of excellent Pinot Noirs, crafted from grapes grown here by a talented group … –> please click here to continue reading –>

One Varietal From One Appellation: Recommendations from the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Some Pinot Noir fans (like us) took advantage of a glorious opportunity a few weeks ago to enjoy some of the best wines made from this varietal at the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival. The Festival weekend offered activities ranging from … –> please click here to continue reading –>

“Honey, Let’s Go…”: 2015 Pinot Noir Events

Are you crazy about Pinot Noir?  Do you like to travel?   Well, we’ve got almost 20 suggestions below on where you can go to satisfy both of those cravings during 2015. You’re probably not surprised to find Pinot Noir-centric events in … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Current Favorites from the Rest of Mendocino County

Last month, we wrote here about our favorite experiences at the Hopland Passport Weekend and offered recommendations for wines and wineries in the area.   Since then, we’ve had the pleasure of attending both the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival and Taste … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Time to Travel: 2014 Pinot Noir Wine Tasting Events

Are you crazy about Pinot Noir?  Do you like to travel?   Well, we’ve got over a dozen suggestions below on where you can go to satisfy both of those cravings during 2014.   With destinations including Santa Barbara, Sonoma Valley, Washington … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Feasting On Dungeness Crab In Mendocino County

It’s Crab Time!  Every year, Mendocino County celebrates the Dungeness Crab harvest and the 2013 Crab, Wine, and Beer Festival takes place January 18 -27.  Restaurants, winemakers, and fishermen throughout the County welcome locals and visitors alike to join in … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Taste of Mendocino 2012 – Why You Need To Go

What are you doing on Monday, June 11?   If you will be in or near San Francisco that day, you really need to know about the 2012 Taste of Mendocino event.  On June 11, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., … –> please click here to continue reading –>