Wine & Spirits Magazine to Host 13th Annual “Top 100” Tasting Event in San Francisco on October 10th Wine & Spirits magazine will announce its Top 100 wineries of 2016 with its Winter issue, inviting them all to gather at the 13th Annual Top 100 tasting event on Monday, October 10th, at San Francisco’s City View at METREON.
Monique Soltani travels to Sardinia and uncovers an island populated with strong wines and strong people. Monique is off on an epic adventure to explore Sardinia's five most important wine regions, eat their delicious dishes, discover the secret to living a century, all with a little mystery and a lot of magic along the way.
Rob Mondavi, Jr. Explains Birth of Fourth Leaf Wines (VIDEO) What happens when you blend equal parts from both sides of America’s most well known wine family? You get a Mondavi Family first! A handcrafted limited production one-of-a-kind-wine with one heck of a story behind the bottle. Fourth generation winemakers Rob Mondavi, Jr. (Michael Mondavi’s
Sonoma Chefs Make Food that Makes a Difference Farm-to-table phenomenons, Duskie Estes and John Stewart, first set up shop in Sonoma 15 years ago, long before snout-to- tail rolled off the tongue. In 2001, they opened ZAZU restaurant + farm, right in the heart of the cornucopia of California. Together these chefs turned farmers are
Goosecross Cellars Soars with Coors Earlier this year (hence the double baby bump), I was invited to spend a spring afternoon with Christi Coors Ficeli. She gave me a sneak peek of the then in the works (now remodeled) Goosecross Cellars tasting room and winery. If her name sounds familiar that’s because it is. Yes,
It’s Full Speed Ahead for the Family Behind Ferrari Wine Meet the most influential family in Italian sparkling wine. Matteo, Marcello, Camilla, and Alessandro are the third generation of the Lunelli family to run Ferrari winery since Giulio Ferrari passed the reigns Bruno Lunelli in 1952. Well over 100 years later, Ferrari wine is the oldest,
Vacation in Venice & a Taste of Trentino, Italy A Venetian vacation either sounds like a dream come true or a nightmare tourist trap. Venice was built entirely on water and survived well into the 21st Century without cars. Today, it’s one of the largest care free areas in the world. Wading your way through
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
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
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
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
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