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Napa Valley's Calistoga Ranch is taking "pet-friendly" to luxurious new levels with a shabby chic chicken coop that’s fit for poultry royalty.
Like its sweeping 18th-century-style château, which is inspired by Château de la Marquetterie in the Champagne region of France, Domaine Carneros seeks to integrate the terroir of the lower Napa Valley with the French sensibilities and savoir faire of the Taittinger family, who established the unique property in 1987. Show More Summary
First light touches some very pampered cabbage in The French Laundry Garden in Yountville, Napa Valley
The sheer detail and glam gorgeousness that you're about to soak up is beyond. It may be the pretty pastel palette, the peacock themed invites by Bella Figura or quite possibly the layers on layers of blooms from Valley Flora, that steal your heart. The list goes on, but one thing is for sure—Weddings by…
The eponymous owner of Cliff Lede Vineyards in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley has an obvious passion for all things cultural. This enthusiasm manifests itself in every aspect of the property: The tasting room, with its California...Show More Summary
Napa-based Frank Family Vineyards has just released two new bottlings, a Zinfandel and a Chardonnay. We spent time with both. Thoughts follow. 2011 Frank Family Vineyards Zinfandel Napa Valley – Earthy and smoky on the nose, at first blush this feels … Continue reading ?
The Calistoga Ranch, a small luxury hotel in California wine country, has fetched the highest price per room of any hotel sold in 2013, according to the broker of the sale.
I posted a couple of days ago about hyperselection, and whether or not this was a good thing in red winemaking. At lunch yesterday I had a discussion with Elizabeth Vianna, winemaker at Chimney Rock in California’s Napa Valley. This vintage, for the first time, they hired the latest-generation optical sorter for a trial. This proved very [...]
Autumn Mist GEYSERVILLE, CA: Vineyards in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley begin to turn color near Geyserville, California. This is one of the most picturesque times to visit California wine country. Much of Sonoma and Napa are currently...Show More Summary
The blue glasses hide the color of the oils, so you can just focus on the taste... If you?re sick and tired of sipping and sampling award winning wine after award winning wine there?s another tasting opportunity for you to check out in Napa Valley. Show More Summary
Jamie McCourt, former CEO and co-owner of the Dodgers with ex-husband Frank McCourt, spent $11.25 million on the sweeping Napa Valley estate at 40 Auberge Road. Situated on over 21 acres next...
The lush vineyard-laden valleys of Napa and Sonoma counties have been well-documented, but not far away is a less-frequented wine-producing region located in a trio of valleys stretching from Alameda County north into Contra Costa. The verdant Amador, Livermore and San Ramon valleys are home to a thriving wine industry with deep historic roots. Show More Summary
There are few places that evoke romance more than Napa Valley. Spectacular scenery, romantic inns, excellent dining, and, of course, plenty of wine combine to create something nearing the ultimate couples retreat. But, as I recently discovered, this viticultural wonderland doubles as an ideal escape for families.
Chefs Todd English, Michael Chiarello, Christopher Kostow, and Masaharu Morimoto are headlining this year’s Flavor! Napa Valley Wine and Food Festival, from November 20 to 24. The five-day event, which features Napa Valley wineries and...Show More Summary
Nick Jonas has clearly hit the ground running after he and his brothers came clean about the JoBros disbandment! The hunky singer was spotted in Napa Valley for the Live at the Vinyard music event on Sunday! Lucky fans were able to enjoy the intimate performance with the youngest Jonas and a lucky girl captured 15 [...]
Initially quite mild for a Napa Cab, the nose comes across as almost watery, but with time in glass a fun peppery, blackberry-driven spiciness comes to the forefront. On the palate things liven up a bit further, offering restrained fruit … Continue reading ?
Colin Farrell shows off some of his bare chest as he leaves his yoga class on Wednesday (October 24) in West Hollywood, Calif. It was just announced that the 37-year-old actor will be honored next month at the Napa Valley Film Festival! Colin will receive the Spotlight award at the Celebrity Tribute Program on November [...]
Co-authored by Lee Glenn Remember a few stories back, legendary soils scientist, teacher, farming hero, Amigo Bob Cantisano. Bruce and Barbara Neyers of Neyers Vineyard certainly do... they remember seeking him out 15 years ago to dramatically...Show More Summary
Harvesting syrah in the Yountville AVA of the Napa Valley in 2013 The baseball season is long, one hundred and sixty two games. After six months of effort it can come down to one game, indeed one swing of the bat. Months and months of effort can come down to one second. Show More Summary