CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: November 18th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
J Lohr Rhone Jam PR 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of one of the premiere wine labels from the Central Coast, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, named for Jerry Lohr, pioneer in planting vineyards in both Monterey and in Paso Robles. The Rhone tale begins in the late 1980s, when Lohr saw Paso Robles pioneer, Gary Eberle, having success with
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: November 14th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Spectator Reveals 2014 Wine of the Year + Top 10 Wine Spectator has announced Dow’s Vintage Port 2011 as its 2014 Wine of the Year.  Like all Ports, Dow’s Vintage Port 2011 hails from the Douro River Valley in north central Portugal. This one was made by the Symington family, who has been making Port since 1882 and is the region’s single biggest landowner. In
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: October 28th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Global Warming Italy Travel Wine Ferrari Finds Mountain Winemaking Makes the Difference You might have heard reports earlier this year blaming global warming for changing the wine world as we know it. The report published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences forecasts a drastic decline of wine production by 2050. The study claims climate change would impact traditional winemaking
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: October 21st, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
LOIRE VALLEY WINE Loire Valley Wine Holds Court There are 10 main wine producing regions in France. The most famous of course are Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. Loire Valley wine might not be as well known but the heart of France is holding its own. The Loire Valley is the most massive and most diverse wine producing region
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: October 15th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
international wine world wine The world wide web has made the world of wine a whole lot smaller. International wine from virtually every country around the world is now available at your finger tips. From Grecian Greats to Royal Rieslings here are 7 Out of this World Wines from Around the World. GERMANY Prinz Von Hessen H Riesling 2012
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: September 17th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Corks 019 Study Claims Rising Temperatures Tainting Wine: Is it True? Is climate change ruining wine corks? A recent study says yes. What do industry insiders think? Climate change has the wine closure conversation heating up. In this video, Wine Oh TV’s Monique Soltani talks with the largest cork producer in Portugal and other wine cork experts
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: August 29th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Livermore Valley Wine Country Livermore Valley Wine Legends Welcome to one of California’s oldest wine regions and a wine region that helped shape the California wine industry that we know and love today. The Livermore Valley planted its first wine grapes in the 1760’s and has been making wine history ever since. Livermore Valley won America’s first international gold
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: August 25th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Napa Earthquake Napa Valley Wine Industry Loses Wine But Keeps Its Spirit On Sunday, a few hours after the Napa Earthquake, Monique Soltani interviewed a South Napa Valley winemaker from Bouchaine Vineyards who says he hasn’t seen anything like this in his 30 plus years on the job. His story is one of many. On Sunday, a
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings, Videos   |   DATE: August 20th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
State Bird Provisions California Evolution of California Cuisine: State Bird Provisions & Bar Tartine Picking up a bottle of California Pinot Noir or Chardonnay and sitting down for a fabulous dinner at one of San Francisco’s best restaurants like State Bird Provisions or Bar Tartine sounds like a match made in food and wine heaven. Well, that was how
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: August 5th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
East Bay Wine Country Oakland & Urban Wine Country The New York Times recently dubbed Oakland “Brooklyn by the Bay” and San Francisco Magazine gave the East Bay city its very own issue The Oakland Issue. The hot press is putting the East Bay on the map, but ask any local and they will tell you the East Bay
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: July 22nd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Hardys Wine Shiraz 1 Monique Soltani Interviews Bill Hardy of Hardys Wine Curious why Australians call their most well known wine Shiraz, when everyone else calls it Syrah? We get that and a whole lot more straight from the Aussie’s mouth. Not just from any Aussie, but one of the most famous names in Australian wine, Bill Hardy of
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: June 3rd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Spanish Wine Monique Soltani Alvaro Palacios Learn About Spanish Wine in Less than 9 Minutes I recently went to 1760 to interview one of Spain’s most dynamic winemakers, Alvaro Palacios owner and winemaker of Palacios Remondo. The man partially responsible for revolutionizing the Spanish wine region and for making one of the finest wines made in Spain today, L’Ermita. Palacios energy and
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: May 6th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Colby Red Wine Heart Colby Red: A Wine That’s Good For Everyone’s Heart When 11 year old Colby Groom asked his Dad if the two could team up to make a wine together, neither father nor son could predict the outcome of their success. In just a few years, their wine Colby Red has been featured on wine lists
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: April 22nd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Lodi Grape Festival Queens_Courtesy Lodi Grape Festival Grounds A Quick Look at Lodi Wine Country 100 miles east of San Francisco and just south of Sacramento you will discover Lodi Wine Country a wine region that’s been around for over 150 years and has been a continuous source of wine grapes since the 1850s. The Lodi Wine region features 100,000 acres of vineyards
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: April 15th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Water Witch Marc Mondavi Winemaker Uses Higher Powers to Find Underground Water You don’t need to believe in magic to know that wine country has been thirsty for a water miracle during this difficult dry year. Throughout the drought we have seen rain dances, prayers and now witches are coming to the rescue. The Napa Valley has a secret
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: March 19th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Premiere Napa Valley 2014 2012 The Enchanted Napa Valley Vintage The country’s most sought after wine region lived up to its legacy when hungry wine enthusiasts converged on the Napa Valley for the record breaking 2014 Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Auction. The wine auction brought in close to twice as much money as it did last year raising $5.896
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: December 6th, 2013   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine OH TV Paso Robles Travel California Wine Pioneers After traveling to Paso Robles in October 2013, I wasn’t the least bit surprised when I heard the news that Wine Enthusiast named Paso Robles the 2013 Wine Region of the Year. Paso Robles Wine Country is exactly halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast of California. The wine
CATEGORY: Cooking & Recipes   |   DATE: November 12th, 2013   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Credit: Velo Steve/Flickr While Thanksgiving is widely known as Turkey Day, there are many people who will bypassing the T in T-Day and going straight for the V. So how do you feed your vegan friends and family members on the most important meal of the year? Here are a few fabulous Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes & Vegan Wine
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings, Videos   |   DATE: November 4th, 2013   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Thanksgiving wine pairing Sweet & Savory Sauternes Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Tired of your same old Thanksgiving traditions? We have a Thanksgiving Menu, complete with Creative Thanksgiving Recipes and Wine Pairings, you will want to sink your teeth into. How about spicing up your Turkey Day trends with the golden wines of Bordeaux? These fresh and fun wines won’t
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings, Videos   |   DATE: November 2nd, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
20101101-thanksgivingwine-500- Best Thanksgiving Wines On Any Budget If searching for wines to buy for Thanksgiving dinner leaves you scratching your head you are not alone. Trying to find a wine that fits with a variety of flavors, textures and tastes can be a tough task. If you are like many people you might be left with
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: November 19th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Holiday Tea Time Top of the Mark It’s that time of year again, when I get invited for a sneak peek and taste of Tea Time at Top of the Mark. Let me tell you, this year like every year does not disappoint.  There is a new addition to the hotel this year The Nob Hill Club. It’s  a farm-to-table dining experience
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: November 10th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Random Acts of Flowers logo Random Acts of Flowers (RAF), a Knoxville, TN-based nonprofit organization that delivers smiles to neighbors in need in the form of repurposed floral arrangements, kicking off its expansion into the Silicon Valley area with a fundraising celebration and special floral delivery. On Thursday, Nov. 13, supporters, volunteers and staff will gather at 6:00 pm at
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: November 7th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Monique Soltani Peter Mondavi Sr Peter Mondavi, Sr.’s Celebration of the Century I have had the great pleasure of meeting Peter Mondavi, Sr. several times. The first was at the Morton’s Mondavi Make a Wish Dinner back in 2010. I have had the honor of interviewing Peter Mondavi, Sr. every year since. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 Peter Mondavi, Sr.
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: November 7th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Paso Robles wine country Bianchi Eastside Paso Robles Oasis: Bianchi Winery By: Laura Ness You may have noticed that Paso Robles has gotten quite a lot of press lately for its 11 new sub-AVAs being approved after ten tough years of wrangling. During that time, the number of wineries has grown to over 300, which means that visiting Paso Robles