Dawn in the Napa Valley Vineyards of Yountville. The clouds over Atlas Peak brought us no rain.
Sean Penn and Minka Kelly had dinner last Tuesday (June 23) at the very fancy restaurant French Laundry located in California’s Napa Valley. The 54-year-old actor was celebrating the actress’ 35th birthday, which was the next day. Three other people joined the pair for the dinner, TMZ reports. Sean was heard telling the three other [...]
Your guide to the California drought from the Los Angeles Times. Some winemakers in Napa Valley are rejoicing over the dry conditions. When there's less rainfall, vines are forced to find their own water. That ultimately creates a more flavorful wine, which means 2015 could become a sought-after...
"This is how integrity tastes," I found myself concluding as I tasted through 25 years of Cathy Corison's efforts to express what she thinks her little patch of Napa Valley can say. In addition to meaning honest and upright, integrity...Show More Summary
All photos by Joe Fletcher Photography If you're going to living among the vineyards of the Napa Valley, you'll want to make the most of the striking landscape. That's precisely what West Coast-focused studio Jørgensen Design has done with this...
Another Tony Leonardini wine, Volunteer is a considerably higher-end offering than the Butternut Chardonnay we recently reviewed. Volunteer is a relatively light-bodied cabernet (blended with small amounts of merlot and cabernet franc),...Show More Summary
The Real Housewives of Orange County has gotten off to a pretty emotional start. Shannon's trying to mend her relationship with her husband, Tamra and Vicki are trying to get their friendship back on track and Meghan is trying to find her footing in her new life in Orange County with her new husband. Let's see what they get into next in this episode, "Whine Country."
With its verdant hills, acres of vineyards, and temperate climate, Napa Valley in California is one of the world’s premier wine-producing regions. Every year 3.3 million people flock to this region to bike, hike, swim in a veritable pool of wine, and eat rich, delicious food. Show More Summary
“Entertainment public relations and corporate communications veteran Barbara S. Brogliatti died at her home in Napa Valley, CA, on Sunday morning (June 21, 2015), following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer,” Warner Bros. has announced. She was 69 years old. According to the Warner...
Wine Country Lounge NAPA VALLEY, CA: A row of plastic lawn chairs are lined up overlooking a Carneros vineyard irrigation pond near Napa, California. The annual grape harvest has become a favorite time of the year for visitors to Wine...Show More Summary
If you're traveling the Golden State this summer, here are some of the surprises in store for you at a changed and changing slate of hotels, spas, museums and more, from San Diego to the Coachella Valley to Napa Valley.
It seemed like Kylie Jenner and Selena Gomez were becoming best friends again. The two were seen rekindling their friendship at Napa Valley back in May. There were reports claiming that Selena was even helping Kylie out with her secret album, in which Kylie later said that the reports weren’t true. Show More Summary
Let’s chat about amazing wedding destinations for a moment, shall we? Or, more specifically, let’s chat about the Napa Valley; a little slice of heaven where crazy gorgeous parties happen on the daily. Think intimate countryside affairs, luxurious resort celebrations and breathtaking winery weddings. Show More Summary
Navigating California's Napa Valley and its profusion of fine restaurants and upper-crust wineries can be intimidating. Thankfully, National Geographic's Andrew Coleman (on Instagram @awc007) is a repeat visitor to the oenophile wonderland and can offer fresh insight gleaned from his latest tour. Here are some of the high points of Andrew's trip, in his own words.
At last year’s Premiere Napa Valley auction, a special barrel of Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon stunned the wine world when it sold for $260,000—or $4,333 a bottle, believed to be the most expensive current release ever in the United States. Show More Summary
Ovation's "Southern Uncovered With the Lee Bros." aims to show viewers a side of Southern cuisine they've never seen before.Things like ocean-aging of wine.That's right. Take a few cases of your favorite Napa Valley cabernet or chardonnay, drop them down to Davey Jones' locker and let nature take its course for six months. Show More Summary
Napa Valley has long held the status as the wine enthusiast's go-to for vineyards and wineries in the United States. California’s wine mecca boasts expansive acreage and exceptional growing conditions, and the wineries there know how to market themselves. Show More Summary
Jonathan Ray’s review: Finally, a new addition to the Pol portfolio, the 2011 Robert Sinskey Pinot Noir (£30.35) from the Napa Valley. If you’re new to California Pinot, this is a great place to start. It’s ripe and full-flavoured, of course,...Show More Summary
We are so thrilled to share this beautiful couple, Danielle and David’s intimate San Francisco city hall wedding, and the story that led up to this special moment on our wedding blog today. Danielle was visiting the Napa Valley with girlfriends for the weekend. Show More Summary
Although the Porsche Macan Turbo (porsche.com) was not one of the entrants in Robb Report’s 2015 Car of the Year contest in Napa Valley last fall, the event nevertheless showcased the vehicle. This high-performance version of Porsche’s new compact SUV served as the chase vehicle for the eventual winner, the Porsche 918 Spyder. Show More Summary