In case you missed anything, here are the most popular posts from last month on The Cork Board:
- Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend
Posted on Thursday, March 12th, 2009 in Cork Bits – Views: (483)This weekend will be a busy one here in the Napa Valley as many local businesses will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and events. Here are a few that should be worth your time and money if you’re around…Saturday, March 14thFrom 1pm – 4pm, Merryvale Vineyards in St. Helena will host its March Barrel Tasting-Corned Beef and Cab(ernet) event.
- Duckhorn Vineyards 2002 Napa Valley Merlot gets some ink, Mumm Napa gets a new terrace
Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (379)As we get ready to ride off into a sun-filled weekend, we’ve got a couple Napa Valley news items to share with you this Friday afternoon. Duckhorn Vineyards 2002 Napa Valley Merlot, Three Palms VineyardIndependent wine writer Nick Passmore devoted an entire column in BusinessWeek this week to Duckhorn Vineyards’ 2002 Napa Valley Merlot from the Three Palms Vineyard. Here’s an excerpt:.
- New ‘Napa Valley Intensive’ class unveiled by Culinary Institue of America at Greystone
Posted on Friday, March 13th, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (381)For those of you out there who consider yourselves relatively serious about wine and interested in what’s being done here in the Napa Valley in that regard, the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena has a new class just for you. Dubbed the ‘Napa Valley Intensive’ class, the session is a two-day immersion in the varietals and wines created in the Napa Valley.
- Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc, Bouchon to feature special menus this month
Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (739)Two of the Napa Valley’s more popular restaurants, Bouchon and Ad Hoc, will be featuring special menu options during the month of March. Here are details on what both restaurants, which fall under the Thomas Keller umbrella, have in store…Ad Hoc’s “Wine and Swine” menuKeller’s casual Ad Hoc restaurant will feature, for the first time ever, a four-course “Wine and Swine” menu on March 25th from 5:30–8:30p.
- Yountville’s Redd working to add additional covering, heaters and a fireplace to outdoor patio
Posted on Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 in Napa news – Views: (410)Some time ago Richard Reddington’s Redd restaurant in Yountville made it known that it would be doing a bit of remodeling on its outdoor patio. Well, this afternoon as we passed by the restaurant, that remodeling appears to be well underway. As you can see from the photo we snapped above, the remodel will include “additional covering, heaters and a fireplace” according to a Redd spokeswoman we talked with today.
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