Troon Vineyard, Applegate Valley, southern Oregon Everyone loves the Napa Valley. As soon as you mention you live there people are jealous. Why would anyone leave? On top of it I live in Yountville, a culinary Mecca. How could you leave? I’m...Show More Summary
Episode 353 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Andy Erickson, the co-owner of Favia Wines with his wife Annie Favia, and a winemaking consultant for a number of Napa Valley wineries, including Mayacamas and Dalla...Show More Summary
In August of 2015, a book club called Sistahs on the Reading Edge, consisting of ten black women and one white, were ejected from a train touring Napa Valley wineries. They were accused of “laughing loudly,” which inspired the Twitter hashtag #LaughingWhileBlack, and also a discrimination lawsuit . Read more...
Last year, a women's book club made headlines after they were escorted off the Napa Valley Wine Train for being, as authorities on the train put it, too noisy. The Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club — ten black women and one white woman — were escorted through the ... More »
The case of the mostly black women’s book club who was booted from the Napa Valley Wine Train for “laughing while black” has now been settled for an undisclosed amount. Initially, the group sued for $11 million after being escorted from the train last August for allegedly being too loud. Show More Summary
The book club members are reportedly "very satisfied” with the settlement. [ more › ]
Black Women’s Book Club Wins $11 Million Lawsuit Against Napa Valley Wine Train A Black women’s book club group were harshly removed from a California vineyard tour after white patrons accused them of being too loud on their train r...
A group of women who filed an $11-million lawsuit against the Napa Valley Wine Train after they were kicked off a tour reportedly for being too loud have reached a settlement with the company. The group’s attorney, Waukeen McCoy, said the deal was reached last week and is confidential. The women...
The book club that was kicked off of a wine train in Napa last year has settled its $11 million discrimination lawsuit against The Napa Valley Wine Train.
The 11 members of a book club who were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train after being "too loud" have settled their racial-discrimination lawsuit, their attorney confirmed Monday, the Mercury News reports. The book club, the Sistahs on the Reading Edge, is based in the San Francisco Bay Area's East Bay.
The Napa Valley is not just a wine destination. Its central hub, the town of Napa, is a bona fide culinary destination in its own right.
Smooth Sailing YOUNTVILLE, CA: A group of hot air balloons float above the Napa Valley near Yountville, California. Nearly 4 million domestic and international travelers visit Napa Valley each year, generating jobs in the arts, entertainment,...Show More Summary
Many people have visited Napa Valley, in some cases many times, without setting food on some of its most interesting terroir. That's because the steep and remote hillsides of Napa's mountain AVAs tend to be sparsely populated and accessible only by carsick-inducing roads that most tour buses, limos, and unadventurous tourists can't manage. Show More Summary
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, Presidential Suite. The first package includes a hot-air-balloon ride and making custom wine in Napa Valley… Rebekah Bell
A limited number of sponsorships remain for companies interested in sponsoring the Tour de Fresh cyclist ride in July from Napa Valley to Monterey, Calif.
Location: Napa, California Price: $1,698,000 Charming midcentury architecture and a breathtaking wine country atmosphere come together in the 1962 "Petal House," designed by Walter Thomas Brooks, a California architect who found architectural inspiration in the forms of the natural world. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant has received plenty of memorable gifts on his farewell tour.A slab of the Garden court from the Boston Celtics. An elite five-day Napa Valley vacation from Golden State. A giant framed Lower Merion High jersey from Philadelphia.The Utah Jazz gave him an unusual bookend to his often...
Cabernet Sauvignon bud break in the "cooler" Yountville AVA on 3/26/16 The Napa Valley is well into bud break for cabernet, yes late breaking cabernet, early varieties like chardonnay and pinot burst weeks ago. Even in the north Willamette Valley bud break is on with chardonnay. Show More Summary
The Pacific Highway road trip is growing in popularity as a great way to discover the West Coast of America. From San Francisco to Los Angeles, you can take in the finest of great city living, national parks, and of course some of the best wine regions in the world. Show More Summary
From Mount Veeder to Calistoga, Napa estates are selling fast to Bordelais vintners French winemakers are moving west and investing in vineyards located in the lush Napa Valley of California. According to Bloomberg Business, a number of vintners from Bordeaux are quickly snatching up vineyards in America's wine country. Show More Summary