Family-Owned Napa, Sonoma County Wineries Getting Bought Up Like Tech StartupsB.R. Cohen was the latest family-owned winery to sell to corporate hands. Arrowood also sold recently.
Top 5 Nearby Honeymoon GetawaysThe San Francisco Bay Area has it all for the newlywed couple on their honeymoon: outdoor adventures, city nightlife, rustic surroundings, beaches. A hotel in the heart of San Francisco, beaches just north of the Golden Gate, the Napa Valley wine country, or a waterfront view in Monterey; the choices are endless.
Is Wine Vegan? Sure, Except For The Egg Whites, Gelatin, Milk Products And Fish Parts(Inside Science Currents Blog) -- Is your wine vegan? It seems like an odd question: wine is made of grapes, grapes fall solidly under the "not an animal product" label, therefore it would seem that wine is a vegan-friendly beverage.
Narsai David: Heading To The Russian River Valley For Merry Edward WinesNarsai David heads to the Russian River Valley for the Merry Edwards winery to try out a Pinot Noir and a Sauvingon Blanc you shouldn't rush into drinking.
Tech Millionaire Anonymously Gifting Bottles Of Wine To Bay Area DinersA woman known only as the “Secret Somm” has been anonymously gifting diners at Bay Area restaurants with free bottles of wine.
Foodie Chap With Chef Kelly Wangard of 'Summerwood Winery & Inn' in Paso RoblesConsider an overnight or weekend at Summerwood Winery & Inn during your next Central Coast visit...
Is There Grade Inflation Going On In Wine Scoring?Our food and wine critic, Narsai David, is apprehensive of Wine Advocate, Robert Parker's liberal 100 point system that has seen droves of top-ranking wines in recent years.
$50 Billion Wine Industry Begins Reporting Costly Toll Of Sunday’s QuakeThe 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.
Wine Industry Taking Stock After Damaging Napa EarthquakeThe most powerful earthquake to strike the Bay Area in nearly 25 years will likely take a toll on wine industry after rocking the Napa area.
Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail Opens, Promises Affordable Wine Tasting OptionThe Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail officially opened Friday. The route directs tourists and residents through local wineries, vineyards farms and orchards around Morgan Hill and Gilroy.
Foodie Chap w/ Rob Mondavi, Jr., President of Winemaking & Co-FounderVenture 1000 feet above Napa w/ Liam, Rob Mondavi Jr. & Connie Green for a Foodie Chap chat…
St. Helena Winery Pulling Bottles From Ocean Floor In Aging ExperimentA California winery is recovering four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon that have aged on the floor of Charleston Harbor for the past three months.