Napa Valley

CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: October 15th, 2015
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
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
CATEGORY: News   |   DATE: February 24th, 2015
Women and wine loving friends I’m thrilled to be one of the speakers at this year’s Women of the Vine Global Symposium. I hope you will join me!  I will be on the Perfect Pitch Panel moderated by my favorite Wine Fashionista Mary Orlin. If you can’t make the entire weekend, the “Women of the
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: February 12th, 2015
The stats about wine trends are in and the numbers are somewhat sobering. The bad news: consumers are not drinking more wine. The good news: consumers are drinking better wine. 🙂 On February 6, 2015 wine journalists (like me), wine enthusiasts, and wine educators battled the (much needed) rain, and made their way to the
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: February 12th, 2015
Join me at Jessup Cellars on February 28! Come to Napa Valley for the Jessup Cellars 2015 TasteMaker Speaker Series that kicks-off on Saturday, February 28 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm with acclaimed photojournalist George Rose’s Rock ‘n’ Roll in Black & White forum and exhibition. During a prolific 17-year career as a photojournalist in the
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: January 22nd, 2015
Inaugural “Yountville Live” Festival March19-22 With performances by multi-platinum-selling artists including Colbie Caillat and the group O.A.R., food by celebrity chefs and local stars, and the finest wines, the inaugural Yountville Live offers the ultimate Wine Country experience March 19-22 in the heart of the Napa Valley. Long considered the culinary and viticultural center of