There's nothing like a Sunday afternoon in wine country to put you in the holiday spirit and get you ready for the new year. Taking in the scenery while enjoying a few glasses of Napa Valley wine is the best way to decompress from all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Last... Continue Reading →
Napa Valley in the Summertime
It's hot and beautiful, as it always is this time of year in the Napa Valley. Wondering how to indulge in the beauty of the valley this summer. Check out my article on NapaValley.com: "8 Reasons Napa Valley Is So Awesome In The Summer"
“A Perfect Score” by Craig and Kathryn Hall
"Something about Napa, especially when coupled with the wine business, breeds a celebration of life."-Craig and Kathryn Hall Learning about the history of wine and the people behind the wine moves you to take a deeper look into the glass. Swirl it a little longer. Allow the aroma to envelop you. Feel the devotion in the... Continue Reading →
Can’t Wait to Eat Drink San Francisco!
The best kind of events have more food than you could possibly handle, and an enormous amount of wine, beer and spirits to wash it all down. Well Eat Drink SF 2016 is bound to give you more than just that. Over the course of four days, you will also have access to culinary demonstrations,... Continue Reading →
Birthday Tasting at Kenzo Estate
I most enjoy the scenery when driving to wine country. Such was especially true on my birthday drive up to Kenzo Estate in Napa. My route from Sacramento took Hubby and I through the Suisun Valley, onto beautiful, mountainous roads. At a certain point, cell service to our phones completely went out. The strikingly beautiful culprit... Continue Reading →
Tasting with a Winemaker: Nick Goldschmidt
And weeks later, I still can't fathom getting rid of the empty bottles! Yes, this describes my experience with Goldschmidt wines. I had to go to Pinterest to search for something creative to do with my prized treasures. Long before my interview with winemaker, Nick Goldschmidt began, I journeyed from Sacramento to Healdsburg in... Continue Reading →
Bubblyfest San Francisco 2016
Ever heard of Bubblyfest? If you haven't, you have really been missing out! I got an opportunity to attend a Pop-Up event last Saturday in San Francisco. If you follow me on Twitter, then you had an inside track into all of the fun. Bubblyfest is an exciting way for bubbly fans (like me) to... Continue Reading →
Jessup Cellars TasteMaker Series 2016
Thursday night at Jessup Cellars was a fun evening for Hubby and I, thanks to an invitation extended from Cellarpass. If you are not familiar with Cellarpass, it is a fun and easy way to book wine country experiences throughout California and across the country. Some people describe it as Open Table for wine country,... Continue Reading →
It's not often that I get to entertain my friends and family from back home, but when I do, taking my wine lovers to wine country is a must. I have a special selection of wineries that I love to take first time visitors to. I am sure that my list will grow over time,... Continue Reading →