January 2008

Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

As the week winds down, we get set to say goodbye to the first month of 2008 (can you believe that?!) To usher in the month of February, we’ve got a collection of local wineries that are planning to host parties to celebrate their new releases this weekend…get out there and enjoy! Saturday, February 2 […]

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A review of the Sequoia Grove winetasting experience

For a brief moment, the sun was shining and all seemed right with the world. For our next winetasting adventure, we made our way up Highway 29, past the town of Yountville, past Mustards, past the famous Oakville Grocery and finally made a right at 8338 St. Helena Highway (aka Highway 29), which is the […]

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A video update on Hall Wines from Kathryn Hall

Going through our inbox, we ran across a quick video from Kathryn Hall of Hall Wines up in St. Helena. Hall, producer of classic Bordeaux varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc, has some serious construction going on (as do a seemingly growing number of local wineries–Alpha Omega, Silver Oak Cellars, Sequoia Grove […]

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A review of the Monticello Vineyards winetasting experience

This past Friday morning, while the wind blew so hard it was rattling windows and the rain pelted the already soaked ground in a seemingly never-ending downpour, we ventured out to do a bit of winetasting. This time, our stop was not at all far from home–we pulled off at 4242 Big Ranch Road, which […]

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Silver Oak Cellars 2003 Napa Valley release day, Elizabeth Spencer’s Big Red Wine celebration

This post is for all you red wine lovers out there. If you happen to be in, or around, the Napa Valley during the first weekend in February, we’ve got a couple events that will be worth taking the time to check out. First off, Silver Oak Cellars will host its bi-annual Release Day celebration […]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

Well, after several nice weather days in a row, now we here in the Napa Valley are getting dark, cold, wet weather and more of the same is expected this weekend. Earlier in the week the extreme northern part of the valley actually saw snow, so if you’ll be in town this weekend, be sure […]

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Napa Valley in danger of being annexed!

In an effort to be good bloggers, we setup several RSS feeds based on key search terms related to this here blog. One of the terms, as you might guess, is “napa valley”. Now, we don’t keep up with our feed reading as much as we probably should. So this afternoon, while going through 558+ […]

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