Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail: A Sip of History by Laura Ness The Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail is officially open for business and you’re invited to explore it any time you are in need of some fine wine, poured in unpretentious settings, often by humble winemakers who still believe in doing things by hand.
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
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
Santa Clara Valley’s 20-plus wineries will soon benefit from the visibility of a new signage program directing visitors throughout one of the state’s oldest viticultural regions. Earlier this year, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt the Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail Route. It will feature 70-plus directional signs bearing the logo of the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley that
La Crema Winery launched Virtual Vintner™, a digital experience that engages consumers in an interactive program resulting in a unique, crowd-created La Crema wine. Affording participants an intimate and hands-on invitation behind the scenes of an artisan winery, Virtual Vintner™ provides an opportunity to embark on a “choose your own adventure”-style winemaking journey, learning about
Wines of Danger: Sabrine Rodems Keeps Some Wicked Company Starting your own wine brand is a bit like diving full clothed and blindfolded into a pool of unknown depth. It’s not just scary, it’s incredibly risky, even if you already sort of know what you’re doing. Ask Sabrine Rodems (Wrath, San Saba) what it’s like