CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: June 2nd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Vasco Urbano: A New Way to Rhone in Livermore One fall afternoon after lunch, young winemaker Collin Cranor of Nottingham Cellars was in downtown Livermore and had a few minutes to burn before returning to the winery. He dropped into the Livermore Heritage Guild’s Carnegie Museum looking for inspiration for a new label. While brainstorming
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: May 19th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Sierra Mar Serves Up 3 Spring Food and Wine Pairings at Post Ranch, which is arguably one of the most romantic of all earthly destinations. No matter what the weather, it’s always magical here on the edge of reality, gazing at the blue green waters, watching butterflies waft and raptors throw winged shadows on the
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: April 30th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Charming Carmel Beckons You To 22nd Annual Monterey Winegrower’s Celebration Take note of these names: Bernardus, Blair Estate, Boekenoogen, Caraccioli Cellars, Carmel Road, Chalone, Cima Collina, Coastview, Dawn’s Dream, Hahn, Holman Ranch…shall we go on? These are but a few of the wineries set to participate in the 22nd  annual Monterey County Vintners & Growers
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: April 16th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Four days of epicurean overload can do you in. In Pebble Beach you have to pace yourself. Attending seminars and lunches can really give you some precious and meaningful insights into what makes this food and wine business so insanely attractive, and will also lead you to discoveries that you’d never otherwise encounter. I treasure
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: April 13th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Get ready for the “CABs of Distinction” wine tasting event in Paso Robles, April 25-26. Put on by a consortium of winemakers who wholeheartedly believe Paso is holy ground for producing the King of Grapes, this event provides the perfect opportunity to indulge in spectacular quality wines from producers of world-class Cabernet Sauvignon and red
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: April 1st, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Spending the day tasting through red wine and white wine from Monterey’s amazing Santa Lucia Highlands is a wine lovers dream come true. The only hard part of tasting this legendary line up of Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs is picking a few to review. With that in mind here are a dozen wines that I