The pages of several new innovation chapters in the wine industry are being written right now. They’re not perfect pages, but they’re great works in progress — perhaps some of the best advances yet to be made in the American wine industry. Those chapters could be titled “Environment,” “Regenerative Farming,” “Sustainability” and “Social Equity.” They […]
Here are a few overarching rules, plus a few personal favorite California cheese and wine pairings to inspire you.
Views and Bold Reds in the Heart of Napa Valley: Wine Pro Lisa Rocchi Tests Out Rutherford’s Round Pond Estate
Almost 75% of the time I find myself in Napa or starting to plan a trip there, Round Pond Estate always seems to pop up on my radar. It makes sense when you consider it is in the heart of the valley, so whether you find yourself somewhere north near Calistoga or sipping on bubbles […]
With 30 miles and 16 American Viticultural Areas (AVA)s stretched north to south along Highway 29, its main artery, Napa Valley is renowned for its legendary wines, luxurious resorts and Michelin-starred restaurants, yet at its southern end lies a region many visitors have yet to explore. Named for Napa’s founder, Coombsville is a relatively compact […]
Take Your Next Wine Tasting Trip Through Santa Barbara’s Wine Region: Here’s What’s New in the Santa Ynez Valley
With many wineries expected to open up in the upcoming season take a look at stellar locations to get your next glass or bottle.
A new innovative small business emerges in the wine industry making get togethers a whole lot easier.
New and exciting wines on the market straight from wine country.
Hey, drinking from the comfort of your own home is the safest way to go right now. And also, what better way to spend that extra time indoors than mastering the perfect cheese platter? With no pressure to rock jeans anytime soon, wine and cheese have certainly gotten us through the last few months. Grab […]
Of the things that make you think summer, is there anything better than a beautiful rosé wine? Canned wines are practically packaged — they’re smaller, won’t break like glass bottles, don’t require a bottle opener, and contain multiple servings. Cans are also easier to recycle and have a smaller carbon footprint than glass bottles. We […]
While we’re still sheltering-in-place, many of our thoughts have turned to the things in life we can still enjoy, like wine and food. We’ve rounded up three of Napa and Sonoma’s expert winemakers to share their top wine pairings to enjoy while we’re holed up at home, and hopefully soon in person too. The […]