Tag: event

2014 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival: May 16-18, Philo, CA

California Pinot Noir lovers take note. Wine lovers with a free weekend, listen up. It’s Spring, and the wine events

Savor the Central Coast Tasting: October 1-2, Santa Margarita, CA

It’s often said (by me and others) that there’s never been a better time to be a wine lover. This

PinotFest 2010 Tasting: November 20, San Francisco

, a low key event held every year at Farallon Restaurant. Despite practically non-existent marketing or announcement, PinotFest quietly pulls

2010 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, September 3-5, Healdsburg

Most people, when they come visit me in San Francisco and ask to be taken to wine country, assume that

Napa Wine Library Tasting: August 15, Napa

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

Tempranillo Advocates and Producers Tasting: June 5, San Francisco

Sometimes I feel like California vintners don’t experiment enough. While they may be trying a wide range of rootstocks, clonal

PinotFest 2009 Tasting: November 21, San Francisco

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

Lodi Wine Festival on Treasure Island: October 11, San Francisco

I have been quite happy to see an increase in the frequency and number of public wine tastings held by

Monterey Wine Festival 2009: October 1-2, Monterey, CA

Wine tastings come and go, and while most are a good opportunity to taste a wide range of wines of

California’s Best Boutique Wines: Tasting Family Winemakers 2009

For those unfamiliar, Family Winemakers is a marketing association that represents family owned wineries throughout California. By virtue of its

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend: September 4-6, 2009

Most people, when they come visit me in San Francisco and ask to be taken to wine country, assume that

Family Winemakers Tasting 2009: August 23, San Francisco

in San Francisco has as one of its many claims to fame that it is the single largest tasting of

Tasting Oregon Riesling…At the International Pinot Noir Celebration?

Adulterous. Maybe a little sneaky, and a tiny bit rebellious. There I was at the International Pinot Noir Celebration in

Notes from the Al Fresco Tasting at IPNC 2009

I go to a lot of wine tastings, and have come to really appreciate those that are done right. It

SF Chefs. Food. Wine. Weekend: August 6-9, San Francisco

For a town as food and wine rich as San Francisco is, the city has few large public celebrations of

The Best Pinot Noir in California?: Tasting Pinot Days 2009

The Pinot Days grand tasting event, which took place yesterday at Fort Mason in San Francisco, brings together one of

International Pinot Noir Conference: July 24-26, McMinnville, OR

There are wine tastings, and then there are wine tastings. And then, there are experiences that completely transcend a bunch

Pinot Days Festival and Tasting: June 24-28, San Francisco

It’s hard to believe there was once a time that San Francisco had no major public wine tasting focused on

Golden Glass Tasting: June 21, San Francisco

There aren’t many “secret” public wine tastings in San Francisco, but for several years, the Golden Glass tasting was about