Napa Valley

CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: March 8th, 2016
Photo Credit: Devon Lach for Dew Altizer Photography Rob Mondavi, Jr. Explains Birth of Fourth Leaf Wines (VIDEO) What happens when you blend equal parts from both sides of America’s most well known wine family? You get a Mondavi Family first! A handcrafted limited production one-of-a-kind-wine with one heck of a story behind the bottle. Fourth generation winemakers Rob Mondavi, Jr. (Michael Mondavi’s
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: March 3rd, 2016
Premiere Napa Valley: 5 Million Reasons to Love 2014 Napa Valley Wines In this video, Monique Soltani heads to the Napa Valley and reports on the 20th annual Premiere Napa Valley!
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: February 22nd, 2016
Monique Soltani Peter Mondavi Sr Peter Mondavi, Sr., Passes away at 101. Mr. Peter Mondavi, Sr. was one of my favorite interviews. Here are three of them.
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: October 21st, 2015
Coors Goosecross Cellars Goosecross Cellars Soars with Coors Earlier this year (hence the double baby bump), I was invited to spend a spring afternoon with Christi Coors Ficeli. She gave me a sneak peek of the then in the works (now remodeled) Goosecross Cellars tasting room and winery. If her name sounds familiar that’s because it is. Yes,
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: October 15th, 2015
Halloween Wine Wicked Wine UPDATE: Monique here adding three more wicked wines to this story that was originally posted by Lindsey! BESIEGED ($15.99) Joel Peterson created this wicked Halloween wine for Ravenswood’s new Storyteller Series. BEISIEGED is a unique blend of Petite Sirah, Carignane and Zinfandel grapes with notes of blackberry, black cherry, and plum spiced with cardamom. Look
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: October 12th, 2015
2015 Napa Valley Harvest picking_reds What impact will the California drought have on the 2015 Napa Valley harvest? What about the Lake County fire? Are there any reports of smoke taint affecting Napa Valley wines? When can I get my hands on a 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet? All your Napa Valley Harvest questioned are answered by the gurus behind the