Best wines (& gifts) for the Holidays! – Episode 9

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/8rSNqcfiXlU” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Not sure what wines will pair with your holiday dinner?  Still hunting for holiday gifts?  Featuring Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, M. Chapoutier’s Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône and the Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley Merlot.

Best food & wine pairings in Napa & Sonoma

Foodies, there’s no need to stick to having lunch at restaurants while in wine country.  Many wineries are taking food and wine pairings to the next level and offering incredible “farm-to-table” lunch experiences prepared by world-class chefs.  Not only do they include fabulous farm fresh products AND include several different wines, but you’ll learn how […]

A visit to Robert Mondavi Winery

Many people stop by Robert Mondavi Winery and never really experience the winery the way Mr. Mondavi intended.  It is an impressive place, especially on a first visit to the Napa Valley, but to get a better experience, try pre-booking one of their tastings, or one of their food and wine experiences as I did […]

A visit to Opus One Winery

A winery I’ve long wanted to visit is Opus One.  Elegant and iconic, the low-lying, pyramid-like structure on Napa’s Highway 29 is a beacon for those that know the wines, and those that don’t. American and French flags proudly wave side by side over the entrance, symbolizing the Mondavi and Rothschild partnership.  I couldn’t wait to […]