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October 2007

Cork Board comments: October 2007

Happy Halloween! It’s that time again–the last day of the month. Here’s a quick round-up of some of our favorite reader comments from the past thirty days. October started with a bang following our post about how to quickly and easily turn your wine blog into a Facebook Application. Jeff was excited about the new [...]

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What do you get when you combine yoga and food?

The answer: Ubuntu. Ubuntu Restaurant and Yoga Studio that is. This past Sunday we took the little one out to enjoy the warm sunshine and found ourselves wandering around downtown Napa. After we scooted past all the construction happening along the river from the Napa River Inn all the way to Downtown Joe’s, we found [...]

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Photos: Fall colors on display in the Napa Valley

In case you couldn’t tell, it’s our favorite time of year here in the Napa Valley. The vineyard leaves are changing colors and the valley looks simply amazing when the sun is overhead. Here are a few photos we snapped yesterday in and around Yountville–we really love the contrast of the dark, green mountains in [...]

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Scenes from Halloween weekend in the Napa Valley

It’s the final weekend before Halloween, so we had to take the little one out for a visit to the local pumpkin patch (even though he’ll never remember it). The fine folks at the Stanly Lane Marketplace (located at the corner of Highway 29 and Highway 121) always put together a very kid and family [...]

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Blackbird Vineyards, Wine Garage, Castello di Amorosa and more…

Lots of mainstream media coverage of Napa Valley items in the past couple days, of which we’re going to share a couple with you this glorious Friday morning. First, Blackbird Vineyards, the Napa Valley winery just around the bend from Cork Board World headquarters, was the focus of yesterday’s ForbesLife ‘Find of the Day’ feature. [...]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

Well, well, well…we’ve made it to the final weekend in October, so you know what that means: a Halloween-themed edition of Cork Bits, of course! Saturday, October 27 Napa Valley Museum will host local historian Rebecca Yerger for “Halloween Hauntings – Part True” from 12pm – 2pm. Yerger will tell eerie tales of local Napa [...]

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Have the light brown apple moths left the building?

Back in May we told you about a certain pest–the light brown apple moth to be exact–that had been found in the valley and was causing quite a bit of concern due to it’s potential impact on local agriculture. Today, the Napa Register is reporting that the United States Department of Agriculture has decided to [...]

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