Bottega Gran Fondo: Riding and Eating in Napa Valley

The worlds of food, wine and cycling converge at Michael Chiarello’s Bottega Gran Fondo where Chefs, Winemakers, Sommeliers and Pro Cyclists join others to serve as Ride Leaders for a unique Napa Valley adventure.  For your ride, you’ll have two … –> please click here to continue reading –>

BottleRock Napa Valley: Exciting and Ambitious

Have you heard?  There’s an exciting and ambitious music, wine, and food festival coming to Napa Valley.  The inaugural BottleRock Napa Valley will be held May 9-12, 2013, featuring over 50 artists, bands, and performers from a variety of genres … –> please click here to continue reading –>

bASH – a brash new Appellation St. Helena event

If you’re going to be in the Napa Valley on Saturday, April 14th you should consider attending bASH.  What is it?  Well, it’s basically a “bash” showcasing 27 different wineries in a food and wine pairing competition presented by ASH … –> 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 –>

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 –>

Ode to Oxbow Public Market

If you live in Napa Valley, the Oxbow Public Market is pretty cool.  Swing by, pick up some short ribs at Five Dot Ranch, stuff for salad at Oxbow Produce and Grocery, a wedge of brie or camembert from Oxbow Cheese Merchant, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting Ideas near the City of Napa

Coming to Napa?  If you are looking for suggestions on where to go wine tasting and/or where to eat, we have posted our favorite places to go on our website.  Click here to see our page on Napa, Mount Veeder, and … –> please click here to continue reading –>