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 –>

Ba Ba Land: The 2017 World of Pinot Noir

Santa Barbara turns into the City of (Pinot Noir) Stars on March 3rd and 4th when Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world converge at the 2017 World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) at Bacara Resort & Spa on the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Assisting Your Pinot Noir Quest: Recommendations from the 2016 World of Pinot Noir

Are you on a quest for phenomenal Pinot Noir? We had a wonderful time at the 16th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) last month, a stellar lineup of seminars, tasting events, and winemaker dinners held at the beautiful Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa … –> please click here to continue reading –>

World of Pinot Noir: Sweet 16 in 2016

Pinot Noir producers and lovers from all around the world will converge on the first weekend of March at the 2016 World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara.  This year is the 16th Annual World … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Putting it Together: Carneros Wine Alliance’s Birthday Bash

Art isn’t easy but you can admire achievements in the oenological, culinary and visual arts when the Carneros Wine Alliance (CWA) holds their “Year of the Ram” Birthday Bash on July 25 at the stunning di Rosa property in southern … –> 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 –>

Finding New Favorites: Recommendations from the 2015 World of Pinot Noir

We had a wonderful time at the 15th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) earlier this month, enjoying copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs enhanced by delicious food and classic Southern California weather. Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world converged … –> please click here to continue reading –>