CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: September 12th, 2015
Livermore Harvest Festival 2015: Taste New & Classic Wines Livermore Harvest Festival 2015: Taste New & Classic Wines By: Laura Ness For once, I veered away from the crowded centers of communal conviviality, and visited some of the “farther out” wineries in the region for this annual harvest ritual in the Livermore Valley. First stop was brand new Dante Robere, on Wetmore. It’s a
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: July 8th, 2015
Annual Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend Always a Blast Annual Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend Always a Blast: By Deb Robbins On a bright day in March my husband, Peter, and I headed up to the Russian River Valley for the 36th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend(s). This annual event, coordinated by the Wine Road, offers the opportunity to taste barrel samples from over 100
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: June 9th, 2015
Testarossa Wine & Food Second Annual Testarossa Wine & Food: Twice as Nice by: Laura Ness Those who attended the Second Annual Testarossa Wine & Food extravaganza on Sunday, May 31, at the beautiful Novitiate in the hills of Los Gatos, were thrilled to find a well-executed event that showcased the full spectrum of Testarossa’s outstanding wines, accompanied by
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: May 26th, 2015
Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Gala 2015 Wine Highlights by: Laura Ness The Santa Lucia Highlands Gala, held the third Saturday of May, is one I never want to miss. Besides seeing all the wonderful growers and winemakers who have become dear friends over the years, it’s the wines that are a cast of characters in a play
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: March 25th, 2015
Sonoma County Barrel Auction Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley – the premier pinot noir growing region – is preparing to support the first annual Sonoma County Barrel Auction hosted by the Sonoma County Vintners. Created exclusively for licensed wine sellers, including retailers, restaurateurs and wholesalers, the two-day event will kick off on Thursday, April 30th with an invitation only
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: March 20th, 2015
Photo Credit: Jennifer Pechette Amador Four Fires: Burning Bright in Gold Amador Wine Country by: Laura Ness There’s a whole new way to experience the many blessings of Amador Wine Country. Brought to you by Brian Miller and Deirdre Mueller, the folks who created the fabulous Barbera Festival (coming up June 13, 2015), Amador Four Fires debuts the first