Travel Advice: Stags Leap District

Appellation Name: Stags Leap District Where: Napa County in California Officially Established:  January 27, 1989 Location: In southeastern Napa Valley, centered along the Silverado Trail. The appellation is roughly bounded by Yountville Cross Road on the north side, Oak Knoll Avenue on the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Travel Advice: The Carneros Region

Appellation Name: Carneros, or Los Carneros Where: Napa and Sonoma Counties in California Officially Established:  September 19, 1983 Location: In southern Sonoma and Napa counties, along Highway 121, from slightly west of Arnold Drive in Sonoma to slightly east of … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Celebrate and Explore: The CIA at Copia Grand Opening

At long last, Copia is back when Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia has its Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19, officially debuting the ultimate Napa Valley destination for exploring, experiencing and enjoying the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Fifty Shades of White: Favorites from the International Alsace Varietals Festival

It’s hard to find a wine festival focused on white wines, which is one of the things that makes the International Alsace Varietals Festival so enjoyable.   We were lucky enough to attend this year’s events and found many outstanding white wines … –> please click here to continue reading –>

A Decade of Aromatic Whites: The 2015 International Alsace Varietals Festival

The 10th annual International Alsace Varietals Festival is coming to Mendocino County next month, on February 7th and 8th offering a chance to celebrate varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Muscat.  This fun and unique event is brought to you by the Anderson Valley … –> 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 –>

Napa Valley Rocks! – So Come Enjoy It (and Support its Recovery)!

Fans of Napa Valley are invited to join the local community between September 25 and 28 at Napa Valley Rocks! Weekend, four days that will celebrate and showcase what Napa Valley has to offer.   A coalition of chefs, vintners, business … –> please click here to continue reading –>