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 –>

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 –>

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 bASH, a competition for pairing food and wine held at the Culinary Institute of America.  We’ve been to many food and wine events over … –> 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 –>