Blog

Visit Wine Country for Tomatoes & Honey

  When you think about Wine Country, you probably think about wine tasting, great food, spas, and boutique shopping. But did you know that the Napa Valley is now also the home of Wild Boar Farms, grower of tomatoes prized by the Bay Area’s finest restaurants? With 10,000 Certified Organic tomato plants and 17 varieties […]

Continue Reading »

Winery Spotlight: Ceja Vineyards

  Many wineries in the Napa and Sonoma valleys are family owned – but Ceja Vineyards is more than just family-owned and run, it is part of the Ceja family. Brothers Pedro and Armando Ceja have been working the Napa Valley since emigrating from Mexico as children. They quickly fell in love with the land […]

Continue Reading »

Candlelight Inn

A Napa Valley Bed and Breakfast Near St. Helena and Surrounding Communities    A first encounter with the Candlelight Inn is a bit like “love at first sight”!  As you approach the beautifully maintained and landscaped Tudor Mansion – built as a residence in 1929 – it appears to straddle Easum Drive, a modest residential […]

Continue Reading »

Mt. Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting

  On Saturday, September 21st, the Hess Collection Winery is hosting the 14th annual Mt. Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting. During this incredibly special event, over 20 wineries – many not generally open to the public – will be offering their small production wines from this very unique AVA. An AVA (American Viticultural Area) is a […]

Continue Reading »

Make a Reservation for this Weekend

  With just a little planning, you can put together a Napa weekend retreat that avoids the crowds and provides you a truly memorable experience. Wine country has multiple ongoing events with limited space that ensure the intimacy of the experience. With a reservation, or two, your Napa getaway can be as unique as you […]

Continue Reading »

Summer Festivals – Napa Valley Style

  V. Sattui Winery is celebrating their Italian heritage on Saturday, July 27th in grand style with their 18th annual Festa Italiana. The winery’s picnic grove will become a traditional Italian summer festival with live music, dancing, food, and, of course, wine! Chef Angelo Ibleto is once again providing a signature menu featuring roasted wild […]

Continue Reading »

Winery Spotlight: Gabrielle & Round Pond

  On Saturday, August 10th, the Gabrielle Collection (www.gabriellewine.com) is putting on its annual Decanter Society Wine Extravaganza. This indulgent event includes some education, some wine blending, and a lot of excellent dining! This year’s extravaganza includes four events: Vineyard Walk, Apprentice Winemaker Blending Session, Picnic lunch, and Dinner under the Ancient Oak. Enjoy a […]

Continue Reading »

Organic Beer…in Napa

In today’s San Francisco Chronicle / Wine/ Organic beer comes into its own   by Lessley Anderson  – Sorry, no link available for her “tastie” article about local organic brew. The  label breaks down into three categories: Organic ( 95% of ingredients are organic) + USDA SEAL Made with Organic ingredients ( 70 % but less […]

Continue Reading »
Page 3 of 2012345...1020...Last »