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"
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 →
"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 →
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 →
I received an email from Cost Plus World Market with great deals and promotions on their Rose' wines. All year round I am a bubbly girl for sure. In the colder months, my favorite everyday wine is Pinot Noir. During the warmer months, Rose' it is. So, once I received this notification, off to Cost... Continue Reading →
Just a few days shy of spring, we will soon see the warmer days, blooming bushes and the season of love. Spring and Summer are the most popular times the of year for lovers to tie the knot. Who can do that without a celebratory toast or pairings for a delicious reception meal? No one.... Continue Reading →
If you are looking to understand what is meant by an "elegant" wine, then the JCB #76 Chardonnay is what you are looking for. Aged for 10 months in French oak and new oak barrels, this wine packs a smooth fruit-forward punch with lots of spice on the finish. I expected a hefty price tag... Continue Reading →
I was really excited about tasting Gabrielle Union's Vanilla Puddin. I had watched an episode of LA Hair several months ago that showed celebrity stylist, Kim Kimble, styling Gabrielle's hair for a photo shoot for the launch of her new line of California-based wine. I looked forward to it coming on the market, and was floored when... Continue Reading →