Tag: Napa

Napa History in Three Acres and Three Vintages

Some people have beautifully manicured front lawns. Some people have barely manageable jungles. And some are lucky enough to have

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/30/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/23/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Explore The Spectrum of Napa Cabernet With Me, Sept 8th

UPDATE: This event was rescheduled from its earlier date and will now be held on September 8th at 10:00 AM

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/12/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Want To Taste Wine? Sign This Waiver

As Wine Country re-opens throughout California and visitors return to tasting rooms once again, beyond mask-wearing employees and lots of

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Wine Country Reopens, Cautiously

I should probably come clean at the start. I broke the law to write this story. Here in northern California,

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 5/10/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Drought Problems? Just Have an Earthquake

Folks in Napa and its surrounding areas are still cleaning up after the earthquake that struck the region two weeks

50th Annual Napa Wine Library Tasting: August 19, Napa

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

Vinography Images: Howell Mountain Fog

Howell Mountain Fog NAPA VALLEY, CA: A pine forest high on the slopes of Howell Mountain in the Napa Valley

The Screaming Secondary Wine Market

. Not only are the number of bottles that the domaine has to sell minuscule, but permission to be on

And From Napa, a Huge Sigh of Relief

A couple of months ago, I did some speculating in my monthly column for Jancis Robinson about what would happen in

Tasting the Superstar Wines of Napa’s Oakville AVA

Napa Valley is famous, or infamous depending on your point of view, for some of the world’s best and priciest

2008 Outpost Grenache, Howell Mountain, Napa

To the casual visitor or inexperienced wine lover, Napa may just be a name on a bottle, or a vision

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.

Vinography Images: Between the Rows

Between The Rows I haven’t been to Napa in Months, but I’m headed up there in a few weeks and

So You Wanna Be a Wine Writer?

The wine world is made of dreams. Some people dream about drinking wine. Some people dream about making wine. And

Napa Wine Library Tasting: August 16, Napa

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