Wine Tasting

CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: August 13th, 2014
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
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
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
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: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: July 26th, 2014
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
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: July 18th, 2014
SONOMA COUNTY WINE WEEKEND Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, August 29-31 is Sonoma County’s signature, and largest, charity event, bringing together over 200 of Sonoma’s top winemakers and growers, along with a collection of the area’s best chefs. Jointly produced by the Sonoma County Vintners and the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Foundation, all proceeds benefit local charities. Since its