July 2008

Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

It’s shaping up to be another hot, muggy, smokey summer weekend in the Napa Valley. Here are a few events we’ll be keeping an eye on. As always, check our event calendar for more current and future events. Saturday, July 12th The folks over at Folie à Deux will host a “Fo-Luau à Deux” party […]

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Michael Chiarello’s NapaStyle open in Yountville, Bottega Ristorante next

We’ve written before about Thomas Keller’s attempt to take over the town of Yountville with restaurants, hotels and the like. Well, now Keller is getting a bit of competition in the form of Michael Chiarello. It’s no secret that Chiarello has been working to open a flagship NapaStyle store in the V Marketplace–and as of […]

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A new Napa Valley reviews widget

As our loyal readers will know, we pushed the main Uncork29.com site live last month. Since then, we’ve been making some changes and updates and have a ton more in the works. We’ve been encouraged by the people joining the community and sharing their reviews and ratings of local restaurants, wineries, hotels, spas and more. […]

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day everyone. Here are a couple things happening today and this weekend that you might want to check out if you’re in town. Many of the special events are sold out at this point. The Yountville 4th of July Festival begins at the Veterans Home with an all day street faire featuring food, […]

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Video: Interview with Jack Bittner of Cliff Lede Vineyards

Today is an exciting day here at The Cork Board. A couple week ago, the folks at Cliff Lede Vineyards in Yountville reached out to us inviting us to visit the property for a tour and tasting. Last Friday, we dropped by, walked the vineyards, toured the facilities, tasted some of the wines and chatted […]

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