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 →
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 →
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"
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!
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 →
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 →
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 →
As you may know, Costco is one of my favorite places to shop when looking for great wine at a great price. On one particular trip (another one in which I was only supposed to be purchasing food), I met a gentleman who shared my same passion. He mentioned to me that he had once... Continue Reading →
Hubby and I decided to take a trip to Costco to stock up on food items for home. With four boys, it is an absolute necessity that you do wholesale shopping for food! Naturally, I have not developed the ability to go into Costco and only focus on food items. I am usually anxious to... Continue Reading →