Wine Country

CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: May 8th, 2015
A Half Million More Reasons to Love Sonoma County Wine The Sonoma County wine world is likely still celebrating (probably with a bottle of Russian River Pinot Noir) after last week’s wildly successful Sonoma County Barrel Auction. Wine country heavy weights were on hand for the inaugural event, which showcased 71 barrel lots from 14
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: February 16th, 2015
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: Wine Country   |   DATE: February 12th, 2015
The stats about wine trends are in and the numbers are somewhat sobering. The bad news: consumers are not drinking more wine. The good news: consumers are drinking better wine. 🙂 On February 6, 2015 wine journalists (like me), wine enthusiasts, and wine educators battled the (much needed) rain, and made their way to the
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: November 26th, 2014
Napa Valley’s Vine Cliff Winery Makes Modern Moves Since 1871, Vine Cliff Winery has been a staple in the Napa Valley. This small, family-owned winery has been in the good hands of Nell Sweeney and her family since 1985. As Proprietress, Nell has been the vision and the driving force behind the winery’s development working closely
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: November 7th, 2014
Peter Mondavi, Sr.’s Celebration of the Century I have had the great pleasure of meeting Peter Mondavi, Sr. several times. The first was at the Morton’s Mondavi Make a Wish Dinner back in 2010. I have had the honor of interviewing Peter Mondavi, Sr. every year since. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 Peter Mondavi, Sr.
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: November 7th, 2014
Eastside Paso Robles Oasis: Bianchi Winery By: Laura Ness You may have noticed that Paso Robles has gotten quite a lot of press lately for its 11 new sub-AVAs being approved after ten tough years of wrangling. During that time, the number of wineries has grown to over 300, which means that visiting Paso Robles