It is fall, and of course that time of the year when red wines really blossom. I have tasted a variety of wines so far this fall, and wanted to share with you some of my favorites. Name: Trapiche Oak Cast Varietal: 100% Malbec Vintage: 2014 Appellation: Mendoza, Argentina Alcohol: 14% Price: Less than $10... Continue Reading →
“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 →
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend: Taste of Sonoma
The scent of harvest is in the air. What better way to pay homage to wine country's most celebrated occasion than to spend Labor Day weekend in the Sonoma Valley during its flagship event, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. This annual event not only brings together the valley's best wine and food, but is also considered... Continue Reading →
Photo Gallery from Eat Drink SF!
I hope you were tuned in to Twitter on August 27 to see what a fantastic time I was having at this year's Eat Drink SF event. If you missed it, here are some photos for your enjoyment! Click here to read the original article!
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 →
Taking Over Lodi Wine Country
Come August 11th, Lodi, CA will have been invaded by wine bloggers from all over the world. Each year Zephyr Conferences hosts the Wine Bloggers Conference to gather bloggers from every scope of the industry together for education, exposure, and simply a great time meeting other bloggers and people in the industry. This years conference... 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 →
Fine Wining and Fine Dining: Oakland Wine Festival 2016 Part One
Oakland Wine and Food Society Founder, Melody Fuller and friends, present the 2nd Annual Oakland Wine Festival, scheduled for July 16th at Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland, CA. Described as a primarily seated fine wine and food event, it debuted as the first wine festival of its kind in Oakland last summer. The festival features... Continue Reading →