CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: July 8th, 2015
Annual Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend Always a Blast Annual Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend Always a Blast: By Deb Robbins On a bright day in March my husband, Peter, and I headed up to the Russian River Valley for the 36th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend(s). This annual event, coordinated by the Wine Road, offers the opportunity to taste barrel samples from over 100
CATEGORY: Cooking & Recipes   |   DATE: April 26th, 2015
frankie seagrove 3 I’ve been lucky enough to try both Toad Hollow Vineyards’ Risqué ($15.99) sparkling wine and the 2014 Toad Hollow Dry Rose of Pinot Noir ($11.99). I have to say tasting both of these affordable wines on a beautiful spring afternoon really made my day. While both are delicious enough to stand on their own a
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: July 23rd, 2014
Zap Zinfandel 2 Simply Summer Celebration  A New Zinfandel Tradition with 46 wine producers will be held at Ridge Vineyards Lytton West Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley on August 16 from noon to 3:30 p.m. ʺWeʹre excited to announce our showcase regional program this summer following the time‐honored Zinfandel Experience in January,ʺ said Rebecca Robinson, executive director, Zinfandel
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: May 6th, 2014
Colby Red Wine Heart Colby Red: A Wine That’s Good For Everyone’s Heart When 11 year old Colby Groom asked his Dad if the two could team up to make a wine together, neither father nor son could predict the outcome of their success. In just a few years, their wine Colby Red has been featured on wine lists
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: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: March 27th, 2013
Screen-shot-2013-03-17-at-1.14.32-PM Even the most closeted of bacon lovers were smiling with sheer, glistening-cheeked delight on Friday evening, March 23, 2013, at the Hotel Healdsburg, for Charlie Palmer’s 8th annual pork-based phantasmagoria, Pigs & Pinot. A benefit for Share Our Strength, the leading national organization working to end childhood hunger in America, Pigs & Pinot also supports