Category: Wine Activities

19th Annual PinotFest: November 18, San Francisco

One of the longest running wine tasting events in San Francisco is also one of its best. While the city

Spring Mountain District Tasting: November 16, San Francisco

Many people visit Napa Valley without ever setting foot on some of its best terroir. Valley floor wineries are so

55th Annual Wine Library Tasting: August 13, Napa

Dedicated wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.

Third Annual Oakland Wine Festival: July 15, Berkeley

San Francisco and its East Bay Cities are a lot like Napa and Sonoma when it comes to the wine

2017 Rhone Rangers Tasting: June 10, San Francisco

Spring is in the air here in San Francisco. As if your allergies weren’t already making that painfully obvious. Longer

Tasting Progress at the 2017 Sonoma County Barrel Auction

Wine auctions are big business. Many major wine regions around the country and around the world hold auctions of some

2017 Garagiste Winemakers Tasting: April 1, Solvang, CA

One of my favorite pastimes involves tasting wines made by small winemakers who either are just beginning their journeys to

The 2017 Zinfandel Experience: February 25, San Francisco

I’m not exactly sure how long a particular event has to have been going on for it to be credibly

2016 Pinot on the River Tasting: October 23, Healdsburg

Now is a bucolic time to be wandering around wine country. Harvest has completed for most wineries, and wines are

Grapetionary Wine Tasting: October 29, San Juan Bautista, CA

More than any other virtue, I believe the chiefest virtue of the wine lover to be curiosity. Here’s what I

2016 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting: October 10, San Francisco

There are wine tastings, and then there are wine tastings. The annual Wine & Spirits Magazine Top 100 Tasting is

2016 Family Winemakers Tasting: August 21, San Francisco

I continue to post news of large public wine tasting events because they are quite simply the single best way

54th Annual Wine Library Tasting: August 14th, Napa

Dedicated wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.

2016 Sta. Rita Hills ‘Wine & Fire’ Event: August 5-7, Lompoc

Life is full of pleasures great and small, but few things beat the combination of fantastic grilled meats and really

2016 Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour: July 28, Oakland

You may think you know what a particular California wine region is all about but if it has been three

2016 Oakland Wine Festival: July 16, Oakland

San Francisco and its East Bay Cities are a lot like Napa and Sonoma when it comes to the wine

Marin County Wine Celebration: June 26, Mill Valley

It’s all too common these days for wine producers to play a game of one-upmanship when it comes to the

Taste of Mendocino Festival: June 25, San Francisco

It’s tough getting attention as a wine region in Northern California if you aren’t Napa or Sonoma. These two regions

2016 Pinot Days Tasting: June 18, San Francisco

It’s June, and that means one thing when it comes to wine in San Francisco: Pinot Noir. For the past