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Monday, December 11, 2017

Naked Wines: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Wine

I know two wine industry sayings — here’s the first: “If you want to make $1 million in the wine business, start with $10...
Charles Krug

Charles Krug Winery Announces Sponsorship of Napa Valley Film Festival

Iconic Napa Valley Wine Estate Renews Hosting Duties as Lead Sponsor Charles Krug Winery, Napa’s oldest winery and home to California’s first tasting room, is...
Fathers and Daughters Cellars

Fathers and Daughters Cellars’ The Dance a Fine Summer Sipper

I’m not a white wine gal, but it was 106 degrees so the wine had to be cold, which precluded anything red. This beautiful...
Archie likes it.

Don Sebastiani & Sons Goes Hard on Chardonnay

Don Sebastiani & Sons, the Sonoma-based, perhaps last family-owned wine biz to boast the formidable fourth-generation winemaking namesake, introduced its 2015 Don & Sons “Watmaugh...
Taste of the World

SoCal Chefs Gear Up For Taste of the World 2017 Sunday, May 21 at...

Food Competition, Celeb Appearances, Mixologists, and Travel Giveaways, and More On May 21, to celebrate food, wine and culture inspired by international travel, food and...
Pacific Redwood Organic Pinot

The Dank Stank of Mendo Pinot: Pacific Redwood Organic Pinot

The 2015 Pacific Redwood (Organic) Mendocino Pinot Noir is the viticultural equivalent of licking a psychoactive toad. You're not sure who's violating who and then you...
Kendall-Jackson

From Kendall-Jackson with Love (and So Much Food and Wine)

As the editor of a wine blog, my inbox runneth over with Valentine-themed wine pitches. It's like celebrating V-Day in my grammar school, when...
Wine in a Can

Wine in a Can: And So it Begins (again), from Backpack to Book Club

Wine in a can. Remember a decade ago when the big debate was cork versus cap? Simpler times, my friends. Now, we’re entering a...
Mr. Beast

I’ll Never Be Your Mr. Beast of Burden: Portrait of a Zinfandel

Go to a fancy restaurant. Order the chocolate torte. Mash the customary raspberry garnish into the torte with your fork. Acquire an old specimen...
RAD Napa

Napa is RAD Again – Thanks to RAD Napa, a Collision of Wine, Train and...

Whilst Sonoma County can’t get its SMART train to budge (the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit initiative remains something of a ghost train having...

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The Drawing Board

The Keg Wine at The Drawing Board: Just Don’t.

We love The Drawing Board in Petaluma, CA, but the $4 "Keg Wine" is a clear cut case of "you get what you pay...
Craig Morgan

Craig Morgan and Lot18.com Partner on Limited Edition Wine

Country Renaissance man Craig Morgan partners with Lot18.com to produce the limited-edition Cabernet Sauvignon, Old Tattoo.

Naked Wines: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Wine

I know two wine industry sayings — here’s the first: “If you want to make $1 million in the wine business, start with $10...