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 –>

It’s Crabtastic! The 2017 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Great news!  There’s still time to join in on the 2017 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival, a countywide celebration between January 20 and 29.  You’ll find family-style crab and cioppino feeds, gourmet winemaker dinners, food and wine tasting opportunities, craft breweries, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Outstanding Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (and more)

Cradled in the rolling hills of western Mendocino County, Anderson Valley is one of the smallest and coldest winegrowing regions in California.  It is also the source of excellent Pinot Noirs, crafted from grapes grown here by a talented group … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Mendocino County Crab Wine and Beer Festival: To Heck with Domoic Acid

The good news is there’s still time to join in on the 2016 Mendocino County Crab Wine and Beer Festival, a wonderful opportunity until January 31 to celebrate the County’s offerings. Mendocino County, a rural county of striking natural beauty and friendly small towns, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

One Varietal From One Appellation: Recommendations from the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Some Pinot Noir fans (like us) took advantage of a glorious opportunity a few weeks ago to enjoy some of the best wines made from this varietal at the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival. The Festival weekend offered activities ranging from … –> please click here to continue reading –>

A Decade of Aromatic Whites: The 2015 International Alsace Varietals Festival

The 10th annual International Alsace Varietals Festival is coming to Mendocino County next month, on February 7th and 8th offering a chance to celebrate varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Muscat.  This fun and unique event is brought to you by the Anderson Valley … –> please click here to continue reading –>

More Than Just Pinot Gris: The 2014 International Alsace Festival

The 9th annual International Alsace Varietals Festival is coming to Mendocino County on February 8th and 9th this year and luckily, tickets are still available.  This festival celebrates varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Muscat and is … –> please click here to continue reading –>