PinotFest 2014: Farallon’s Celebration of Pinot Noir

SF Bay Area residents should move quickly to clear their schedules for this Saturday afternoon because there are a few more tickets left for the phenomenal PinotFest 2014 at Farralon Restaurant in San Francisco.  Peter Palmer (Founder of PinotFest and former … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Pinot Classic: Celebrating Pinot Noir in the Russian River Valley

Pinot Noir fans should take notice of the Pinot Classic, a multi-day celebration of Russian River Valley’s internationally acclaimed Pinot Noir taking place during the 2014 Memorial Day weekend.  The Classic’s events showcase the rugged beauty of this lovely destination … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Recommendations from the 2014 World of Pinot Noir

Each year, attendees at the World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) come expecting gorgeous California weather, delicious gourmet food, and copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs.  This year?  Well, two out of three ain’t bad. California is facing its worst drought … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The World of Pinot Noir Moves a Little South

In just a month, Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world will converge at the 2014 World of Pinot Noir Festival held along the gorgeous California coast.  However, this year’s event has moved about 85 miles south to the … –> 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 –>

The Chardonnay Symposium: A Great Reason to Visit Santa Maria Valley

Heads up, Chardonnay fans!  The Chardonnay Symposium unfolds later this month in the Santa Maria Valley over July 19-21, 2013, and provides a rare opportunity to focus on and celebrate the golden grape.  Local wineries and restaurants will offer a variety … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Some California Wines Well Worth Trying

Earlier this month, we were lucky enough to enjoy the San Francisco Tasting of the Family Winemakers of California at Fort Mason in San Francisco. As expected, we thoroughly enjoyed the offerings from Benovia Winery,  Dutton-Goldfield, Merry Edwards Wine, Pride … –> please click here to continue reading –>