California Wine

CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: March 6th, 2014
Barbera wine thumbnail 2012 Jeff Runquist Barbera Wine Takes Best of Show at 2014 Jerry Mead NWIWC The Jerry Mead New World International Wine Competition marks its Silver Anniversary in 2014, celebrating 25 years of rewarding excellence. This year was no exception, with the crowning of the first Barbera to take top honors as “Best of Show” in
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: February 27th, 2014
Napa Valley Wine Scarecrow When I interviewed winemaker Celia Welch at this year’s Premiere Napa Valley she told me her Scarecrow Wine “has a little magic in it” (video to come later). I don’t think even she knew at that point just how magical her Premiere Napa Valley lot really was. The Napa Valley Vintners’ 18th annual Premiere Napa
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: February 17th, 2014
Women Winemakers Celebrate  International Women’s Day with Celebration of Women Vintners on March 8, 2014 at the 2nd Annual Women of the Vine Napa Valley Wine Tasting. MORE Uncorked®, More magazine’s first-to-market wine club, announces a continued partnership with Women of the Vine® to sponsor the second annual Women of the Vine® Grand Tasting Event at The
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: February 11th, 2014
Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Artisans Paint Beautiful Pictures of Vintage 2011, 2012: Tasting through a luscious lineup of brilliant Chardonnays and well-schooled Pinot Noirs, all from the Santa Lucia Highlands, is enough to restore your faith in winemaking. With few exceptions, the wines from this region, made by wineries far and wide, are singularly impressive. Each
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: February 10th, 2014
Livermore Valley Barrel Tasting Weekend 2014 Barrel Tasting Weekend Saturday, March 29 & Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM Livermore Valley Wine Country 3585 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA, 94550 Tickets: $40 Advance/ $45 Day Of Taste wines right out of the barrel, meet winemakers and more. Each winery will host a unique experience during barrel tasting weekend
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: February 4th, 2014
Valentine's Day Wine Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year and what better way to get your weekend off to a sexy start than by filling your loved one with wine? If you are anything like me, you like to think out of the box and try and do things a little differently even when it comes