Wine Events

CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Education, Women in Wine   |   DATE: October 29th, 2013
Winemaking 101 with Julie Johnson: Harvest & Punch Down Harvest is one of the most crucial steps in the winemaking process. Deciding when to pick is one of the most important decisions a winemaker can make. Harvesting is determined primarily by how ripe the grapes are. Punch Downs are another important part of the winemaking
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: October 28th, 2013
Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer are proud to announce several of the festival’s star-studded headlining films, as well as the first set of honorees to be feted at the Celebrity Tribute Program, hosted by Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush.  Showcasing the year’s best new independent films in 12 uniquely
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Education   |   DATE: September 27th, 2013
Merlot Me Ever since the movie Sideways, Merlot has been viewed by many as the ugly redheaded stepchild of the wine world. Well we are giving you permission to fall in love with Merlot all over again. When you watch this video you will find AT LEAST 10 Things You Don’t Know About Merlot. Wine
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: September 3rd, 2013
Every September, the Livermore Winegrowers’ Association holds their annual harvest festival fundraiser, in which all the member wineries are required to participate. You will always find plenty of vendors and musical entertainment at the main venues, Concannon and Wente, where multiple wineries are pouring and the people watching is always amusing. I loved Wente’s sign
CATEGORY: News & Events, Videos   |   DATE: August 16th, 2013
Great Wine of China It’s that time of year again, when the wine world comes together for one of the largest wine tasting events in Asia. In the video above, Monique Soltani’s report from the 2012 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair. Launching in 2008, the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair presents its
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: August 15th, 2013
You wouldn’t expect to find a New York based cheesemaker at wine festival in Carmel, but it seems fitting to pair zesty cheeses with acid driven wines like you find in Monterey county. At the Monterey Winegrower’s Annual Winemaker’s Celebration at the Barnyard in Carmel, last Saturday, I was lucky to encounter Yancey’s Fancy Cheeses,