I’m always searching for new places in the Napa Valley, which is one of the nation’s top tourist destinations particularly this time of year when the excitement of harvest is added to the year-round buzz visiting wineries and tasting the product. I’m sure Charlie Palmer relized this when he took over Harvest Inn in St. Helena
In metal cages at the bottom of Charleston Harbor sit six cases of cabernet and two of chardonnay from Napa Valley's Mira winery. They're part of a tiny ongoing experiment to study the effects of underwater pressure, temperature, and...Show More Summary
What's not to love about drinking wine in stunning locales with friends and loved ones? In the past 25 years, wine tourism has exploded and millions of people a year seek out wineries of all types and sizes from Napa Valley to South Africa. Show More Summary
A fast-moving brush fire burning north of Napa Valley that has destroyed structures swelled to 8,000 acres Thursday, prompting 500 people to evacuate.
The harvest is on in the Napa Valley. And it's one of the earliest in recent memory. How early? About a week ahead of last year, when picking started on July 30. The year before, it began on Aug. 1; and in 2012, when picking didn't begin until mid-August, according to Patsy McGaughy of the Napa...
Gary Vaynerchuk interviews Tim Mondavi and his daughter Carissa, who recently founded Continuum Estate. They talk about the Mondavi family history, Napa Valley, and their…
(Reuters) - A wildfire in Montana's Glacier National Park raged for a fourth day through heavy timber on Friday during peak visitor season, while another blaze in Northern California charred the mountains above Napa Valley wine country, officials said.
A late summer wedding in Napa Valley, planned and designed to perfection by Jacin Fitzgerald Events with La Tavola’s lovely linens and Julie Song Ink’s delicate designs (these pomegranate place cards!)…. it really doesn’t get much better than this m’dears. Josh Gruetzmacher captured every shining second of this celebration, where the only competition to all this beauty was […]
A wildfire that quickly raced out of control toward homes near Napa Valley because of erratic winds has slowed its spread in recent days as weather conditions have turned in firefighters' favor, officials said Friday.
Unpredictable winds and difficult terrain helped a fast-moving brush fire near Lake Berryessa grow 1,000 acres overnight and has triggered more evacuations in Napa and Sonoma counties, fire officials said Thursday.
On the occasion of the 10th annual Festival Del Sole, I am again reminded of the capacity philanthropy has to have a lasting impact on the arts and arts education. Kevin Spacey at Annual Festival Gala at Meadowood Napa Valley (© B.HUST,Drew Altizer Photography) The annual Festival Del Sole gala was held at [...]
With more breweries per capita than any other state, Colorado is famous for craft brew. Denver is often referred to as the ?Napa Valley of Beer,? and more beer is produced in the Mile High City than any other metropolis in the US. Most...Show More Summary
Oakland Raiders’ rookies must report to training camp on July 26, and the veterans report on July 30 at the team’s Napa Valley Training Complex, per the team’s official website. We're approximately a week away from the continuation of...Show More Summary
A Napa Valley Chardonnay and a Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon will make their debut at the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Walt Disney World Resort starting Sept. 25. The wines were specially created to celebrate the annual event's two decades.
Bon vivants and patrons of the arts from all over will make Napa Valley their nucleus during the Festival del Sole, July 17 through 26. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the summertime extravaganza provides a medley of classical music,...Show More Summary
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