Lodging Spotlight: Brewery Gulch Inn (Mendocino)

If you are planning your first getaway as the Stay at Home orders are lifting, we’d like to suggest Brewery Gulch Inn on the Mendocino Coast. This Arts & Crafts-style lodge is located on an ocean view blufftop, just one … –> please click here to continue reading –>

California Rosé Wines: The Ones You Should Try

It may not really feel like it yet, but it’s definitely Spring and that means it’s time for California Rosé wines. We have always been fond of excellent wines crafted from Pinot Noir grapes, including Rosés, but there are also … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting From Home: Napa Pinot Noirs

If you’re looking for a virtual “wine tasting trip” recommendation, consider focusing on Napa Pinot Noir wines. That’s right, the ones from Napa! Cabernet Sauvignon grapes here may get more of the fame and accolades, but we’re just as fond … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Napa Valley Restaurants (Upvalley) Need Your Patronage Too

This would be a good time to patronize the Napa Valley restaurants that are still open, and support the local community.  You’ll find plenty of choices in Calistoga, St. Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, and Yountville still offering takeout, curbside pickup, and/or … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Let’s Give Napa Restaurants Some Business: Take Out, Dine In

If you’re tired of cooking at home, and looking for a way to support the local community, maybe it’s time to patronize Napa restaurants and food purveyors in the city. Some have closed down due to the shelter-in-place rules, but … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Winery Spotlight: Ackerman Family Vineyards

In downtown Napa, Ackerman Family Vineyards produces outstanding wines and offers a variety of engaging tasting experiences in downtown Napa for visitors to select from. An exciting twist here is that many of these experiences include the opportunity to tour … –> please click here to continue reading –>

2019 Napa Valley Film Festival: Dim the Lights

We’re just a few days away from the 2019 Napa Valley Film Festival and if you need a break right now you should seriously consider attending. There are still passes and tickets available for purchase, and part of what makes a film … –> please click here to continue reading –>