CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: July 28th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Fathers & Daughters: Anderson Valley Wine Love Story By: Laura Ness The Anderson Valley is blessed with an abundance of beautiful vineyards: most are perched on hillsides, overflowing like a fermentation bin with overactive yeast. But some are in swales and flats, making for easier farming, but for the persistent threat of frost in the
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: July 10th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Top Ten Wine Discoveries from Silicon Valley Wine Auction: By Laura Ness The first ever Silicon Valley Wine Auction, held at Levi’s Stadium by the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, to benefit the Silicon Valley Education Foundation, garnered a fine turnout and raised north of $600k with both live and silent auctions, which included some
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: July 8th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Annual Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend Always a Blast: By Deb Robbins On a bright day in March my husband, Peter, and I headed up to the Russian River Valley for the 36th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend(s). This annual event, coordinated by the Wine Road, offers the opportunity to taste barrel samples from over 100
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: June 9th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Second Annual Testarossa Wine & Food: Twice as Nice by: Laura Ness Those who attended the Second Annual Testarossa Wine & Food extravaganza on Sunday, May 31, at the beautiful Novitiate in the hills of Los Gatos, were thrilled to find a well-executed event that showcased the full spectrum of Testarossa’s outstanding wines, accompanied by
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: May 26th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Santa Lucia Highlands Gala 2015 Wine Highlights by: Laura Ness The Santa Lucia Highlands Gala, held the third Saturday of May, is one I never want to miss. Besides seeing all the wonderful growers and winemakers who have become dear friends over the years, it’s the wines that are a cast of characters in a play
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: May 22nd, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
CORO Mendocino: Must Try  Zinfandel Wine Blends by: Laura Ness The concept of CORO Mendocino is simple: make Zinfandel-based blends using an approved list of varietals that are grown in Mendocino county and make them taste great. Put them all in the same kind of bottle, with the same label and same packaging. Sell them