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 –>

Awesome Combinations Ahead: bASH 2017

If you’re a fan of awesome wine and food pairings then you should clear your calendar for bASH 2017, coming to St. Helena on April 1 between 6 pm and 8:30 pm. What is bASH? More than just a wine tasting event, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

bASH 2016: Proving Cabernet Pairs Well with Beef, Cheese and Berries

The premium wines of Appellation St. Helena (ASH) shone brightly once again at bASH 2016, the local food and wine pairing competition where attendees’ votes determined the ultimate winners. During the event, over two dozen premium wineries joined forces with a combination of local … –> please click here to continue reading –>

St. Helena Showcase: bASH 2016 is cOMING

If you’re free on Saturday, April 9, you should go here now to purchase tickets for bASH 2016, an annual food and wine event from Appellation St. Helena. What is bASH? Well, it’s an amazing spectacle showcasing this northern Napa Valley community where 25 premium wineries join … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Who Would Have Expected a Radish to Win? (Highlights from bASH 2015)

The stellar wines of Appellation St. Helena (ASH) recently took center stage at bASH 2015, the annual food and wine pairing competition where attendees’ votes determine the ultimate winners. Over 30 premium wineries from the appellation helped form separate contests … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Celebrating Cabernet: 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Events

If you’re trying to factor your love of Cabernet Sauvignon into your future travel plans, we’re here to help. You’ll find a list below of 20 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tastings and Festivals in 2015 including food and wine events, walk-around … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Bash 2014 – Delightful Evening, Delicious Eating

Another bASH, another delightful evening of outstanding wines and delicious eating (and possibly a little overeating).  Last Saturday night, Appellation St. Helena presented bASH 2014, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America at … –> please click here to continue reading –>