April 2007

Cork Board Comments: April 2007

Here are the Cork Board’s favorite reader comments for April 2007… This month we heard again from “Brian”, who weighed in on our review of the Clos Du Val winetasting experience with a review of his own: Here’s my over-wordy ramble, as I visited mid-Afternoon today (I played hooky from work and went bicycling up […]

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With Compadres out, Yountville dining to become even more up-scale

We were somewhat surprised and saddened to learn that Compadres Bar & Grill in Yountville will soon be replaced by a more up-scale resturant that has been described as a “21st Century Mustard’s.” We won’t even attempt to speculate as to what that means, although we’ve heard rumor the new restaurant might have an asian […]

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Grapes growing in Napa Valley

Just wanted to share a quick photo taken on Sunday in St. Helena. [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, grapes]

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One half-gallon down…

…until refill time next month. [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, Hess, Hess Collection, wine, winery]

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What are Napa’s top five most planted and most valuable grape varietals?

Earlier this week Napa County’s Department of Agriculture released its 2006 agricultural crop report, which (as you can imply from the name) examines all agriculture-related trends within the county of Napa. You can view the full report here (warning, it’s a PDF file). Overall, the report found the gross value of all agricultural production in […]

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Cork Bits: Ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

Everyone enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend! Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 Community Nesting Box Construction Project will give adults and children ages eight through twelve the opportunity to learn a little more about Napa’s wild bird population. Nesting boxes will not be kept by participants, rather they will be distributed throughout Napa […]

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April in the Napa Valley

Earlier this month we pulled over to the side of the road to snap a few photos of the vineyards in and around the valley. While the vines have certainly grown quite a bit in the past couple weeks, here’s a glimpse at how things looked earlier in April (we’re very lucky to have quite […]

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