More new releases from our friends at Napa Valley’s Flora Springs, including the 2011 vintage of its flagship wine, Trilogy, a Bordeaux style blend. 2012 Flora Springs Barrel Fermented Chardonnay - Initially quite oaky, this barrel-fermented Chardonnay opens up with notes … Continue reading ?
On the other side of Highway 101, Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley is a sleepy alternative to the bustle of Napa and even of Sonoma proper. Here, there’s little but narrow roads winding through vineyards. No Michelin-starred restaurants out here or … Continue reading ?
In a subtle homage to the classic film set in California's Napa Valley that highlights obsessive wine culture, there is a new wine bar called Sideway that takes wine just as seriously as its namesake's characters do. Set up on Anfu Lu...Show More Summary
Photo credit: Napa Valley Register It is general knowledge among many in the California legal community that the state's hospital system routinely certifies criminal defendants as mentally competent just to empty its overcrowded wards,...Show More Summary
Reese Witherspoon and Cameron Diaz joined gal pal Drew Barrymore and others for a "girls trip" in Napa Valley this week that's giving us major culinary envy.
It turns out that Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Reese Witherspoon are the kind of gal pals that take two-day pasta making courses at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley during the middle of the week. Who knew? The three Hollywood starlets have been spreading their creations across various social media websites, which... Show More Summary
Phhhewwww! They made it through the awards season! So what did they decide to do?! Treat themselves, DUH! Drew Barrymore, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, stylist Leslie Fremar, & makeup artist Gucci Westman decided that treating themselves meant a girls weekend in Napa Valley learning how to cook with the Culinary Institute of America! Sounds like a perfect [...]
Mixing fun, food, and friendship, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Reese Witherspoon went to the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley recently. The gals experienced the "Cooking of Italy" with pals Leslie Fremar, Lona Vigi,Show More Summary
It was a big week for women working at Napa Valley's vineyards—for the the first time in 12 years, women were allowed to compete in a prominent annual pruning contest. Read more...
I'm at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara pouring Cornerstone Oregon Pinots all weekend at the World of Pinot Noir. Hope to see you there! Post by Cornerstone Cellars, Napa Valley.
If you ask the professionals, the best restaurants in America are fancy-pants establishments like Alinea in Chicago, the French Laundry in Napa Valley, and Le Bernardin in New York, where a meal will set you back hundreds of dollars per person. But if you ask the foodies on the customer-reviews site Yelp.com, you’ll get a... Read More
This past Saturday, The Napa Valley Vintners association held its annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel auction. Held each February as a fundraiser for the Vintners' operations, this auction, and the various associated parties and tastings...Show More Summary
2011 Cornerstone Napa Valley Cabernet Franc, Stepping Stone Sometimes you come to the fork in the road and you must make a choice as you can't travel both. We've made ours. We decided to take the path less traveled. The choice was simple: quality or price. Show More Summary
[My friend, filmmaker Matt Morris, offers up his own take on hot sauce, "an easier one" he points out after reading the post below this. Take it away, Matt!] I recently moved to the Napa Valley, a land of such abundance that it’s almost impossible to visit a friend without leaving with large sacks of [...]
Modeled after the Loire Valley mansions of French nobility, this Louis XII-style Napa county estate has enough room for your own feudal kingdom. The main home enjoys over 8,000 sq. ft. of living...
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Agriculture around the world is suffering due to climate change, and famous grape-producing regions are being crushed by unpredictable weather patterns, drought, and increased global demand for alcohol. California's Napa Valley in particular is suffering from
Napa Valley is known as the Wine Country and an upscale tour operator from the region, Beyond the Label Napa Valley has devised a luxurious Valentine’s Weekend package for the wine lovers that gives you access to the closely held region and its lifestyle. Show More Summary
The Regency Bar & Grill, NYC. · Napa Valley Vintners Prepare for Drought · Bobby Flay Unveils His Burger Palace to the World Now · Recipe for the World's Best Buffalo Wings · In France, a Battle to Keep...
Chef Cindy Pawlcyn has closed her Napa Valley restaurant Cindy Pawlcyn's Wood Grill and Wine Bar after nearly a year and a half in business. ISSF reports that Pawlcyn had occupied the St. Helena space for seven years, trying out...