In case you missed anything last month, here’s a quick rundown of our most popular stories:
- The Inn at Southbridge reviewed, Palmaz Vineyards featured
Posted on Friday, January 2nd, 2009 in Lodging Reviews – Views: (163)It’s Friday and we’re one day into the new year. To get things going in 2009 we’ve got a couple stories for you that caught our eye in the past few days. Enjoy!The Inn at Southbridge reviewedThe San Francisco Chronicle recently published a review of the Inn at Southbridge, a St. Helena hotel that sits right next to Health Spa Napa Valley and just a stones throw away from the original Taylor’s.
- Downtown Napa’s Ubuntu closing, SpringHill Suites opens
Posted on Sunday, January 18th, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (153)A couple interesting developments to pass along for a Sunday morning in mid-January.First off, we had the pleasure of dining at Ubuntu in downtown Napa last night. That’s where the good news ends. If you were looking forward to enjoying the local grits smoked with hickory, which we love, it looks like you’ll have to wait. While at the restaurant, we learned last night was the final night Ubuntu would be open.
- Yountville’s 25° Brix drops the 25°, is now just Brix again
Posted on Wednesday, January 7th, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (151)Several days ago we noticed a change in the sign out in front of 25° Brix Restaurant and Gardens in Yountville. What was the change? Well, the 25° portion of the sign was gone. We asked around and were told by owner Valerie Herzog the 25° Brix name was confusing local customers, so the restaurant has decided to go back to the “good old name” of Brix (the restaurant only added the 25° following a major overhaul that was completed last June).
- 2006 Oberon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 in Cabernet Sauvignon Reviews – Views: (134)This past weekend we picked up a bottle of the 2006 Oberon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon to go along with dinner. Having not tried an Oberon as yet, we weren’t quite sure what to expect.About OberonOberon Wines are produced by Rob Mondavi, Jr. and include Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. The wines are purposefully designed to be consumed in the shorter term, and the 2006 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is no exception.
- 2004 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (128)On Saturday, February 7, 2009 Oakville’s Silver Oak Cellars will host an event that will serve two purposes. First, the winery will host its annual Release Day, which this time around will feature the 2004 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Here are the tasting notes:The 2004 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a complex and elegant wine that balances the expression of fruity and savory elements with finesse.
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