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"
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 →
Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge Tasting 2016
Sunday, May 15th, made for an exciting afternoon when hundreds of guests gathered for the North Coast Wine Challenge Tasting event at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park, CA. A beautiful, sunny day makes for the perfect backdrop to an outdoor event featuring the gold medal winning wines from this year's competition, paired with delectable treats from eight... Continue Reading →
Wine Tasting: Shots
Hubby and I are taking chocolate shots with Cline Late Harvest Mourvèdre. The wine bursts with flavors of berries with a hint of chocolate and coffee. The addition of the chocolate cups make the fruity flavors explode!! We bought the chocolate shot cups from a wine tasting trip to Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, who specialize in... Continue Reading →
Winding Down the Week………………of December 16th and the 23rd.
The week of the 16th was one of the longest weeks of my life. I don't know what I was thinking by booking my schedule so tight this week. I couldn't even attend my son's Holiday Performance and Gingerbread House Party. I was devastated! What kind of mom am I to miss something so important?... 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 →