Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner is a wonderful and terrible thing at once. It is great to be surrounded by family and friends, but the pressure of delivering the ideal Thanksgiving feast can humble anyone. Pairing some great wines with all the wonderful food adds an additional layer of pressure, so we thought that we would suggest some of our “go to” pairings that never let us down.

The Napa Fires

The recent fires that swept the Napa wine region were devastating beyond comparison. The impact on people, animals and property are only now being tallied. What are the long-term consequences of this disaster?

The Vines Prepare for Winter

Once the grape harvest is over, the wondrous grape vine has given its best. Now the vineyard deserves some recovery time to prepare for next year’s vintage. Have you ever wondered how vineyard managers prepare for winter?

Wine Tasting In Carlsbad

We love to go wine tasting, obviously. This site alone has hundreds of proof points for that. Most of our tasting experiences are in Northern California, but we occasionally venture further afield. In this case, we drove the barren scenery of I-5 all the way to Carlsbad. Once there, of course, we went wine tasting!

Peju Province Winery

The Napa Valley is awash with wonderful wineries. Any wine tasting visit to the area is necessarily a selection of a few great wineries from an overwhelming roster of great wineries. One such great winery had been skipped for far too long, so we decided to correct this oversight with a new visit to a favorite: Peju Winery.

Upcoming: Harvest Celebration at the Press Club

The Press Club, a popular wine bar and lounge in San Francisco, is hosting their sixth annual Harvest Celebration. This wine tasting event will feature over 50 varietals of wine from Caraccioli Cellars, Lacuna Wines, Porter Creek Vineyards, Bedrock Wine Co., Hendry Ranch Wines, Kunin Wines, Paradigm Winery, Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery, Turnbull Wines, and […]