On this Saturday, October 3rd, enjoy an evening of wine, food, music and art. Mix and mingle with fantastic people, enjoy a cooking demo with premier Chef Michele Wilson and meet world-renowned Sommelier Anani Lawson. See me there or join me on Twitter @BelledeVin. I will be tweeting LIVE from the event. Go to The... Continue Reading →

Mills College in Oakland, CA is the host site for the first annual Oakland Wine Festival, scheduled for July 18th.  Celebrated wine and food writer, and Mills College alum, Melody Fuller, is the founder of this fantastic event.  The festival will bring together some of the top wineries throughout Napa, Sonoma, the East Bay and... Continue Reading →

I am so excited to once again have to opportunity for volunteer for Auction Napa Valley 2015.  Taking place this year from June 3rd-7th, the purpose of this annual event is to enhance the well-being of those in the Napa Valley community.  Thus far, the auction has raised over 145 million dollars towards both children's... Continue Reading →

Mother's Day brought about a happy occasion this year, in which the family got to partake in a wonderfully delectable Mother's Day Brunch sponsored by Scott's Seafood Restaurant in Walnut Creek.  I could go on and on about how much we all ate, but that would take forever.  I will, however, tell you all about... Continue Reading →

February 27th marked the seventh annual Around the World in 80 sips event sponsored by Bottlenotes. If you were following my Twitter page the night of the event, then you know I had a great time.  It took place at the Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco.  This was my first year attending,... Continue Reading →

Wine Review: Sunday Sipping!!

Hubby is putting a Salmon with a sweet glaze on the grill and I plan on washing it down with a great everyday wine......Stella Rosa Stella Bianco Semi-Sweet wine. Great peach and apricot flavors with lots of bubbles to tickle the palate and even quench a little thirst! This wine was a part of a set... Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting: Napa Valley Guidebook!!

Hey All!! I ordered this year's copy of the Napa Valley Guidebook, published by Vintage Publications. Last year I found the 2012 edition at a Barnes and Noble book store and fell in love with it!!! It has been my most valuable resource for planning trips to Napa Valley.  Everything you could think of can... Continue Reading →

New Page!

Hello All! I just added a new page!  Its called "Wine Country Happenings".  I will be giving you insight into the latest  wine country events.  Stay tuned!! Cheers and Smoochez!!

Labor Day Plans!

Planning to barbecue? What wines are you paring with your menu? My Hubby will be firing up the grill of course. I need to drop by Total Wine to find what would pair best with BBQ Ribs, Chicken and Hot Links. Stay tuned to find out what I choose! What would you suggest? Cheers and... Continue Reading →

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