CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: May 11th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Amador Four Fires: Ablaze With Wine & Food by: Laura Ness Featuring wines from the four major regions that make Amador county a magnet for winegrowers and wine lovers, Amador Four Fires is a new event to celebrate the varietals of Iberia, the Rhone, Italy and “Heritage California,” which include Zinfandel, Primitivo and Mission, the
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: April 14th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
This year, 79 wines made it to the final tasting for the 7th annual Livermore Uncorked Wine Competition put on by the amazing team at Tri-Valley Conservancy, the agency charged with preserving undeveloped and cultivated land from unmitigated urbanization. Among the acreage under their stewardship are several thousand acres of vines. This year’s big winner
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: April 3rd, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Pinot Paradise 2105: Pinot Noir Gems from the Santa Cruz Mountains The venue — the historic Mountain Winery — was stunning and the weather made for big sky views, with towering clouds that swept away the vistas in fits and starts, returning them with sunlit highlights on the distant East Bay hills. A glorious spring
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: March 20th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Amador Four Fires: Burning Bright in Gold Amador Wine Country by: Laura Ness There’s a whole new way to experience the many blessings of Amador Wine Country. Brought to you by Brian Miller and Deirdre Mueller, the folks who created the fabulous Barbera Festival (coming up June 13, 2015), Amador Four Fires debuts the first
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: February 16th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
A Winter Wonderland of White Wine at Alsace Festival in Anderson Valley by Laura Ness It’s still snowing to beat the band back east – those poor people. But here in Northern California, we had a bit of wintry weather over the weekend, especially the farther north you traveled. For the first time in its
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: January 9th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Did you have a whale of a time over the holidays? Want to continue that fun feeling of lazy days and cozy evenings into the New Year? May we suggest turning your internal compass due North, head slightly West and indulge yourself in the absolute magic of the Mendocino coast. Your destination is The Little