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 →
How To: Judgement of Oakland 2017
The Third Annual Oakland Wine Festival is set to take place on Saturday, July 15th. Featured for its second year is the Judgement of Oakland™ Double Blind Wine Tasting, a creative spin on the world renown Judgment of Paris tasting, which pushed California wines to the forefront of wine culture. Guests will have access to... 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"
As we approach the Oakland Wine Festival’s Kick-Off Tasting and Soiree featuring Chappellet Vineyards and Sonoma-Loeb, and as the Third Annual Oakland Wine Festival, which will be held on July 15, draws near, my conversation with the legendary Cyril Chappellet, could not have come at a better time. Cyril, the CEO and President of Chappellet... Continue Reading →
Zinfandel Experience 2017
People often ask me what my favorite varietal of wine is. That is a complicated question for me to answer, as my taste buds change by the season. Such as the case, I spent the entire fall drinking nothing but Zinfandel. Every bottle, every time...Zinfandel. My favorite thing to grab off the shelf was an... Continue Reading →
Wine Review: 2014 Beaulieu Vineyard Coastal Estates Cabernet Sauvignon
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2016 Holiday Party Wines
With so many parties to attend this time of year, it can be hard to figure out just the right wine to bring along. Check out my post on http://www.winecountry.com for insight into the best wines for all types of holiday celebrations!
“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 →
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 →