Winery of the Week

A visit to Goldeneye Winery

One winery that is absolutely worth the trip out to the Anderson Valley is Goldeneye. I have been twice, and both times we did the regular tasting - a ‘must do’ for serious Pinot Noir lovers. After a quick sip of Pinot Gris, we were led outside to a fabulous seating area overlooking the vineyard. They brought out a tasting flight of six … [Read More...]

Destination of the Week

Guide to Healdsburg & Dry Creek Valley

I’m lucky enough to call Healdsburg home, and after half a year as a resident I’m finally ready to create this guide to share my recommendations. Healdsburg is such a great place to base yourself as it is smack bang in the middle of an intersection of four major appellations; Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Russian River and Chalk Hill. There are about 150 wineries between them, not to … [Read More...]

Napa Valley Reviews

A visit to Spring Mountain Vineyard

Sweeping mountain top vineyards, impressive caves, exotic gardens, a historic mansion, and superb wines; after my visit to Spring Mountain … Read More...

A visit to Palmaz Vineyards, Napa Valley

As I drove up to Palmaz Vineyards, I was pretty excited. The winery is located in Mt. George, east of the city of Napa, just north of … Read More...

A visit to CADE Estate Winery, Napa Valley

Sleek and modern, CADE Estate Winery on Napa’s Howell Mountain may be off the beaten path for most, but for the true wine enthusiasts out … Read More...

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Sonoma County Reviews

A visit to DaVero Farms & Winery

I bumped in to the owner, Ridgely Evers as soon as I arrived at DaVero.  The self-confessed “recovering CEO” was hanging off scaffolding and … Read More...

A visit to J Vineyards & Winery

I received a warm welcome at J Vineyards. Michael, one of J’s wine educators couldn’t have been more accommodating and it turned out to be … Read More...

A visit to Sbragia Family Vineyards

The winery with the most stunning views of Dry Creek Valley has to be Sbragia Family Vineyards.   An easy 10 minutes drive from the … Read More...

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