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 –>

Winery Spotlight: Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery

Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery in Napa Valley is a hidden gem, offering outstanding wines and a nostalgic tasting experience in a beautiful natural setting. Founded by Stuart Smith, Smith-Madrone has been producing top quality wines since its first vintage in … –> please click here to continue reading –>

From Their Table to Ours: Standouts from the Family Winemakers of California Tasting

We’re always on the lookout for new wineries with high quality wines, and we made some discoveries at this year’s Family Winemakers of California Tasting in San Francisco a few weeks ago.  Arrow & Branch, Fulcrum, and Picayune may not … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The 2013 Family Winemakers of California Tasting: From Our Table to Yours

Hurray!  It’s almost time for the 23rd Annual Family Winemakers of California Tasting in San Francisco on August 17 and 18 at Fort Mason Center (in the Festival Pavilion).   Family Winemakers tastings are comprised of wineries that are small (under 5000 cases) … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Family Winemakers of California Tasting – 300 Wineries Descend on Fort Mason

Looking for some great California wine?  Next weekend at the Family Winemakers of California Tasting in San Francisco you will find over 300 wineries offering tastes of their wines.   This is the 22nd anniversary of the event so you may have … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting in Central Napa Valley

We’ve now added our recommendations for traveling to the Central Napa Valley to our website.   So, if you are looking for advice on wineries and restaurants in St. Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, and Yountville, come take a look. On our Spring … –> please click here to continue reading –>

FWC Tasting 2011 – Only One More Week

This year’s event will be at the Festival Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on Sunday, August 21 (open to consumers 3-6 pm, open to trade 1-6 pm) and on Monday, August 22 (open to trade only … –> please click here to continue reading –>