Napa Wine Tasting after 5 pm

(*** PLEASE NOTE -This posting was originally written in November 2011: To see an updated version from July 2014 please click here ***) So let’s say that you’ve been wine tasting in Napa Valley, it’s getting close to 5 pm, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Top Ten Lunches in Napa Valley

Napa Valley has plenty of lunch options, including several upscale restaurants that promote seasonally changing menus based on locally grown and/or raised ingredients. But what if you’re not in the mood for a surprise?  Or you don’t feel like having to think?  … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting in Sonoma County after 5 pm

  (*** PLEASE NOTE:  This was originally posted in November 2011.   For a more current version, please go here to see recommendations from September 2014***) During the day, Sonoma County has over 200 wineries to choose from for wine tasting.  … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The Best Coffee In Napa Valley

OK, fine, so the Napa Valley has a Peet’s Coffee and 11 different Starbucks locations.  But what if you are looking for some exceptionally good coffee, and/or don’t want to try a national chain?  Here’s where you can find the best coffee … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The Appellation Trail: Tasting Napa Valley

The Flavor! Napa Valley™ festival is a four-day food and wine event holding its inaugural session this month, from November 17-20, 2012.  One of the highlights of the festival is “The Appellation Trail: Tasting Napa Valley”, a foodie-nirvana experience bringing … –> please click here to continue reading –>