CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: August 13th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
header_mendocino_wine_country Mendocino: A Dragon With Two Tails by Laura Ness The Mendocino AVA is huge, more for its climactic variation than its total land area: Wine Institute figures indicate it spans 275,200 acres, encompassing ten distinct sub AVAs, with two more pending. The total area planted to vineyards is currently 17,000 acres: compare that to 40,000
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: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: August 4th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Best of the West Sonoma County West of West: Where the Fog Doth Rest: by Laura Ness Think of some of your favorite Pinot Noir producers from the Sonoma Coast: names like Littorai, Dumol, Failla, Flowers, Fort Ross, Hartford Court, MacPhail, Peay, Ramey and Siduri. Then add many that might be new, perhaps Alma Fria, Baker Lane, Ceritas, Freeman, Furthermore, Gros
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: August 1st, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Photo Credit: Steven F. Kelly For more than 30 years, people have gathered in historic Livermore Valley wine country over Labor Day Weekend to enjoy the fruit of the vines. Like a fine wine, the Harvest Wine Celebration has evolved over time and there are more changes planned for the 2014 vintage.  Surveys and analysis of previous celebrations show that
CATEGORY: News   |   DATE: July 29th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Napa Valley 1 Cards Against Humanity, Settlers of Catan, Backgammon, are your ready to get your game on and your wine on this Summer? Here’s a round-up of the best places in the Napa Valley to share a sip of wine and show off your skills at the same time. CADE Estate CADE Estate Winery, the first organically farmed
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: July 26th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Livermore Taste our terroir 2 Taste Our Terroir: Livermore is a food and wine pairing event held yearly on the last Thursday of July. The event brings the wineries and restaurants of Livermore together in a vibrant celebration of the marriage of food and wine. You can taste the dedication and passion behind the pairings that were worked on ardently