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 –>

Travel Advice: Napa Valley’s St. Helena Appellation

Appellation Name: St. Helena Appellation Where: Napa County in California Officially Established:  September 11, 1995 Location: In northern Napa Valley, centered around the city of St. Helena, between the Mayacamas Mountans (to the west) and the Vaca Range (to the east). The boundaries … –> please click here to continue reading –>

What a Smash! The 2012 bASH in St. Helena

Now THAT’S how you conduct a food and wine pairing event.  Last Saturday, Appellation St. Helena presented the 2012 bASH, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America.  We’ve been to many food and … –> please click here to continue reading –>