May 2007

Cork Board comments: May 2007

Believe it or not, another month has come and gone. Here’s a snapshot of some of our favorite comments from May 2007… We had a couple readers weigh in on our review of the Paraduxx winetasting experience. “The Blog Wine Cellar” had this to say: I have tasted these wines before and they are definetly […]

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Cork Bits: Ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

Another weekend full of wine country events awaits you… Saturday, June 2 Raymond Vineyards will be releasing a Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, wines that are perfect to drink on a warm lazy day. Its 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon will also be paired alongside cheeses and chocolates, sure to enhance the flavors of these wines. Enjoy these […]

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Who doesn’t love wine and t-shirts?

We stumbled across a newly launched website called Grape Apparel late last night and thought we’d share. Here in the Bay Area there’s a bit of a joke going around about the so-called Web 2.0 startups out there who’ve not yet figured out a business model–the joke being that they plan to make money by […]

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A review of the Alexis Baking Company (ABC) breakfast experience

On a lazy Sunday morning, we decided to have breakfast at Alexis Baking Company (ABC) located in downtown Napa. Unlike many establishments in the Valley, this eatery seems more dedicated to its local patrons than pleasing the palates of tourists. For instance, locals know to sign in their names on the yellow pad sitting on […]

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Memorial Day in the Napa Valley

Hats off to all those men and women who have sacrificed for our freedom. [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, memorial day weekend napa]

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What are the best Napa Valley picnic places?

Just in time for the long weekend, the San Francisco Chronicle has a story outlining the best Napa Valley picnic spots. Among the Chronicle’s recommendations, which include both parks and wineries, are the usual suspects: V. Sattui, Clos Du Val and the typical tourist places to pick-up your picnic food: Dean & Deluca and Oakville […]

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Cork Bits: Ideas for your Memorial Day weekend in Napa Valley

Ahhh…everyone here at CB is looking forward to the Memorial Day weekend coming up. The blue skies and warm weather set the perfect stage for a weekend in the spectacular Napa Valley. Here are a few events that will certainly help you unwind! Saturday, May 26th The Miner Family Winery will be unveiling its 2004 […]

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