Category: Wine Activities

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

2016 Rhone Rangers Tasting: June 10-11, San Francisco

Spring is in the air here in San Francisco. The plum and some cherry blossoms have already burst forth, those

West of West Pinot Tasting: May 19, San Francisco

There are more wine events than you can shake a stick at these days in San Francisco, which is a

2016 Garagiste Wine Festival: May 19, Oakland

Small is beautiful. There’s just something special about wine made in small quantities — it offers an intimacy and affords

The Wines of Mount Veeder Tasting: April 21, San Francisco

Many people have visited Napa Valley, in some cases many times, without setting food on some of its most interesting

Flavors of a World-Changing Wine Event: Celebrating the Judgment of Paris

On May 24th, the world will celebrate the 40th anniversary of perhaps the single most important event in the modern

Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival: March 31-April 3, Monterey, CA

Is eating fantastic food cooked by some of the country’s best chefs while sipping top wines from around the world

2016 Flavor! Napa Valley Festival: March 16-20, Napa

Do you dream of rubbing shoulders with celebrity chefs while eating phenomenal food and drinking amazing wines? Then Napa is

Explore the Cradle of Wine Civilization: March 13, San Francisco

No single characteristic of a wine lover proves more important in the long run than curiosity. If you love wine,