CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: April 14th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Livermore Uncorked Wine This year, 79 wines made it to the final tasting for the 7th annual Livermore Uncorked Wine Competition put on by the amazing team at Tri-Valley Conservancy, the agency charged with preserving undeveloped and cultivated land from unmitigated urbanization. Among the acreage under their stewardship are several thousand acres of vines. This year’s big winner
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: April 3rd, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Pinot Noir Pinot Paradise Pinot Paradise 2105: Pinot Noir Gems from the Santa Cruz Mountains The venue — the historic Mountain Winery — was stunning and the weather made for big sky views, with towering clouds that swept away the vistas in fits and starts, returning them with sunlit highlights on the distant East Bay hills. A glorious spring
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle   |   DATE: March 26th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
wine inspired swimsuit line Sip & Dip: Wine Inspired Swimsuit Line By: Laura Ness Welcome to Spring weather in California, where it often feels more like summer. Time to fill the pool with Mer Soleil Silver, the unoaked Chardonnay the Wagner winemaking family (Caymus) is so famous for, and take a refreshing dip. For that you’ll need to don
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: March 25th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
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   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
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
CATEGORY: Cooking & Recipes, Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: March 16th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Passover Kosher A_Seder_table_setting With Passover right around the corner, (April 3 at sundown to April 11th), people hosting a Passover Seder, can always use some amazing recipes and kosher wine pairings to make this meaningful meal delicious and memorable. Award-winning Chef Gabe Garcia of Tierra Sur, the widely acclaimed kosher restaurant located at Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard,