Archive for the ‘Things to do in Wine Country’ Category

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Earth Day 2014 in Green Valley at Iron Horse Vineyards

On Earth Day 2014, come spend an afternoon in this amazing viticultural area, known as Green Valley of the Russian River Valley… One of the coolest places to be is in Green Valley…

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Sitelines at Tres Sabores was splendor in the vines

Tweet Sitelines at Tres Sabores was a delicious midsummer night’s dream. Promoted by Julie Johnson and her husband Jon Engelskirger, this year’s event was their second annual (if indeed this is to be an annual event). If it is and you love the arts, you don’t want to miss it next year. I did overhear […]

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Jared Diamond Earth Day, and Wine of the Week ~ 2011 Iron Horse UnOaked Chardonnay

Tweet Jared Diamond, Earth Day, and Wine of the Week ~ Iron Horse’s New Chardonnay Releases all began this past weekend… My pick for this week is the 2011 Iron Horse UnOaked Chardonnay. A refreshingly delicious wine, with flavors that bring in ripe pear, baked to perfection in a delicious crisp dessert (sans sugar), this […]

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Earth Day in Ukiah at Parducci Wine Cellars

Tweet I love advocating for one of the members of PS I Love You. They’ve all done so much to advance the cause for Petite Sirah’s place in history, and they deserve all the publicity I can afford to give them. That’s one of the greatest gifts of this blog…the ability to give back to […]

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Another Website Devoted to the Wine Industry… Who Cares?

Tweet Anyone who values his or her time should care, that’s who. Imagine if you will, living in say – Virginia – for the sake of understanding. You’re a wine lover and all of your friends not only know it, but they also value you as their #1 wine resource. Someone gets the bright idea […]

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Napa Valley Wine Library Association to celebrate 50 years, August 18 and 19, 2012

Tweet A great milestone for the library, the Napa Valley Wine Library Association is celebrating 50 years with its Wine Library Weekend, August 18 and 19, 2012. This tasting will be happening on Sunday, August 19, at Silverado Resort and Spa. There will be a seminar the day before at CIA | Greystone, in which […]

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Are you wanting to sample the treasures of Piemonte?

Tweet This information was sent to me by my wine writing friend and colleague Dick Rosano. I told him that I’d be putting it onto my blog as a P.S.A. (public service announcement). Having been in radio as a PR specialist, I learned a lot about the value of a P.S.A. and understanding the importance […]

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“Sonoma County’s Riviera ~ A Winery Done Well,” produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola (Rated “G”)

Tweet More than once on this blog, I’ve written about children having a place at wineries. They should have a place, in my humble opinion. Most winery owners have children, and their children – like mine did when living at home – were able to enjoy wine with their meals. Why not? Wine is a […]

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Ever Want to Visit Alsace? How About a Walking Tour Along Alsace’s Wine Trail?

Tweet This one’s got my attention. So much so that I would start training right now for next year, if I knew that they’d take me on as a journalist. The Wayfarers is a tour company established in 1984, and they immerse guests in culturally rich regions of the world best experienced on foot. Expert […]

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Wine Spectator is Redefining Wine Travel on iPad

Tweet The press release reads: Just in time for the harvest travel season, Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, is pleased to announce the release of an innovative new iPad travel app: Wine Spectator’s Guide to Napa Valley. This app delivers Wine Spectator’s world-class editorial content on Napa Valley in a unique format […]