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Narsai David Wine Review: Two Wines And A Wine Guide

The 2011 Wild Oats Shiraz from the central ranges of Australia has a medium, deep garnet color and bright-deep spicy aroma of fully ripe berries. Narsai has more suggestions and a wine guide.

10/17/2014

Grape stomping competition in Sonoma County (Photo courtesy Mike Sugerman).

About The Bay: Stomping The Grape Harvest In Sonoma

It’s harvest time in wine country and for some, that still means getting their stomp on.I took off my shoes and gave it a try during travels About The Bay.

10/07/2014

Wine Guys - Mike and Jeff with Liam (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With The ‘World Wine Guys’ Mike DeSimone & Jeff Jenssen

Liam & the World Wine Guys met at CHAYA in San Francisco for a conversation over good food paired with knockout wines…

10/06/2014

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Narsai David: Four Fires, A New Wine And Food Festival In Amador County

Narsai David says there’s a new wine and food festival starting up in Amador Valley next spring that’s definitely worth checking out.

09/26/2014

Zinfandel Grapes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Still Time For Three Nice Wines From Sonoma And Monterey

Summer’s almost over, but it’s still a good time to enjoy chardonnay. Our food and wine expert has two to choose from, plus a zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley.

09/05/2014

A mound of toppled wine barrels sit in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on August 25, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Valley Vintners Put Competition Aside To Help In Recovery Efforts Following Earthquake

This is harvest season in the wine country and vintners are trying to help other winemakers, whose facilities might have been damaged by the August 24 earthquake.

09/03/2014

Winesong (credit: www.winesong.org)

Narsai David: Winesong 2014— A Decadent Party For A Good Cause

Our food and wine critic says Winesong in Mendocino County is a decadent party and that it benefits a good cause.

08/29/2014

Napa Valley (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Aloft Hotels)

Napa Valley Vintners Announce $10 Million Donation For Earthquake Disaster Relief

Napa Valley’s winemakers are making a major charitable contribution to help with the recovery from Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake. At a Tuesday news conference, a vintners association said they’d donate $10 million.

08/27/2014

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Napa Quake Damage Estimated At $300 Million, Vintners Chip In $10 Million

Napa officials said this morning the initial estimate of damage from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

08/27/2014

Laird Family Estate lost enough wine to fill up a swimming pool and had a truck was also stuck in the dock. (CBS)

$50 Billion Wine Industry Begins Reporting Costly Toll Of Sunday’s Quake

The region produces 17% of the nation’s wine, including some of the most prized vintages bottled just north of Napa in Calistoga, Yountville and St. Helena. For owners of those labels, there is no way to replace the loss of a product bottled years ago.

08/25/2014

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