CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: December 6th, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Oh TV Party in the Hanger From take off to landing, the 2nd annual Party in the Hangar at the Monterey Regional airport was high octane, barnstorming fun. What’s not to love about the usual sparkling suspects, Carraccioli, McIntyre and Scheid, with their distinctive, delightful Champagne-style bubblies? VIPs got to indulge in their nose-tickling sparklers, while the many local chefs put
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 23rd, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Oh TV Wine Apps The heart of Napa wine country is just a short drive from the headquarters of companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter, so it’s no surprise that savvy entrepreneurs are combining their technical expertise with their love of the nectar of the gods. The first generation of wine-related sites and services made is simple to search
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 21st, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Oh TV Tri Valley Food and Wine Rain showers, downpours, breaks of sun, brooding clouds, a parking lot filled with the brilliance of autumn leaves and rainbows around the bend: such is a Saturday in November. Despite all, the Tri-Valley Wine & Food Festival at the Pleasanton fairgrounds brought in a good gathering of wineries, brew pubs and food purveyors to keep
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 16th, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Oh TV Book and Wine Pairings I’m already savoring the books I plan to dive into this holiday season as much as the wines I’ll enjoy. Just for fun, I’ve paired some of this season’s bestsellers with this season’s best cellars. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Let’s drink to the marriage of wine and words! Here are my Top 5 Wine &
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 13th, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Oh TV Big Sur Food and Wine Clearly there is no more stunning stretch of mesmerizing coastline than that between Carmel Highlands and Big Sur. I know it well, after several days of traveling to and fro, attending events as part of the 4th annual Big Sur Food & Wine Festival.  Each day, each way, it changes like a shape-shifting serpent, snaking
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: October 31st, 2012   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Oh TV Big Sur Food and Wine Festival A Celebration of Monterey’s Most Delicious Delights: November 1 – 4, 2012 What better way to welcome November, when thoughts begin turning to festive holiday meals with family and friends, than with a celebration of Monterey county’s rock star chefs and vintners, held in the epicenter of culinary invention?   Undoubtedly, when people think of