California Wine

CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: August 15th, 2013
The taste of victory was ever so sweet today aboard the SS Jeremiah O’Brien located at San Francisco’s, Pier 45. 50 Napa Valley Vintners poured their wines for an exclusive trade and media tasting during Louis Vuitton Cup Semi-Finals racing aboard the WWII battleship located at Fisherman’s Wharf, the city’s most popular tourist spot. The SS Jeremiah
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: August 15th, 2013
You wouldn’t expect to find a New York based cheesemaker at wine festival in Carmel, but it seems fitting to pair zesty cheeses with acid driven wines like you find in Monterey county. At the Monterey Winegrower’s Annual Winemaker’s Celebration at the Barnyard in Carmel, last Saturday, I was lucky to encounter Yancey’s Fancy Cheeses,
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Education, Women in Wine   |   DATE: August 14th, 2013
Winemaking 101 with Julie Johnson: Veraison The summer travel season may be in full swing for most folks but for winemakers and grape growers there is no rest for the weary. Now is the time when the grapes start to show their true colors and come to life. On July 26, 2013, I headed back
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: August 13th, 2013
Are you a Petite Sirah fan? Do you know the difference between Syrah and Petite Sirah? If so, the 1,000 producers of this beautiful, dark skinned beauty of a grape want you. They want you to explore the deep dark, deliciousness that is their passion. And, if you are truly a PS devotee, you might
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: August 12th, 2013
Going Green at the Mendocino Wine Competition: This is the only wine competition I’ve ever judged where we were “paid” in cheese. Not just any cheese, but amazing local sheep and goat cheeses produced by royal Farmstead cheese dairy in Boonville, owned and operated by Sarah Cahn Bennett, the daughter of Ted Bennett and Debra
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: July 26th, 2013
Wine Oh TV’s 100th Episode with Michael Mondavi Most people could interchange the name Mondavi for wine like you would Q-tips for a cotton swab or Kleenex for a tissue. When you have name like Mondavi you aren’t just a name you are a brand. With a big name comes big responsibilities and Michael Mondavi takes