November 2010

Proprietors of ‘Date Night’ Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon open unique tasting room in Calistoga

Those of you looking for the next new thing here in the Napa Valley are in luck. A new tasting room, built inside a nineteenth century barn and including light fixtures made from historic re-purposed barbed wire, seating on burlap-covered hay bales and more, has recently opened in Calistoga. Phifer Pavitt Winery, which is owned […]

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Culinary news from Yountville: R+D Kitchen approved, Ad Hoc to expand, O’Toole out at Bardessono

Wow, what a Friday in terms of culinary news from the foodie capital of the Napa Valley. The town of Yountville, which loves to promote the fact that it boasts more Michelin starts per capita than any other city (or town) in the country, continues to make changes to its dining scene. Read on for […]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

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This is it–the final weekend before the Holidays are officially upon us. We’re expecting some stormy weather in the Napa Valley over the next several days, but that won’t stop us from getting out to check out the following events. Friday, November 19th From 5pm – 7pm all you Pinot Noir lovers will want to […]

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Four can’t miss Napa Valley holiday gift ideas for the foodie

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Without a doubt the Napa Valley is synonymous with wine. And what’s the perfect compliment to an amazing bottle of wine? Killer food of course! Luckily for us, Napa Valley also boasts an amazing array of top-notch restaurants run by both established (and famous) chefs and up-and-coming culinary stars. The Valley’s ever-burgeoning food scene can […]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

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November is flying by and before you know it the holidays will be upon us. That doesn’t mean the local events scene is slowing down at all. Want proof? Check out the awesome activities taking place here in the Napa Valley this weekend below. Saturday, November 13th From 12pm – 4pm our friends at Goosecross […]

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Food Truck Fridays in Napa, Oxbow Wine & Cheese Merchant moves, Thanksgiving at Ad Hoc and more

A busy November is off to a flying start. Here are a few Napa Valley food related items to whet your appetite this cold Tuesday morning. Bardessono unveils truffle and Winter menu Chef Sean O’Toole of Yountville’s Bardessono has unveiled a new seasonally inspired menu that includes white truffles. Among the Winter menu highlights are […]

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Early November in the Napa Valley [PHOTOS]

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It’s a beautiful time of year here in the Napa Valley (we know, we say that a lot) as the warmer weather passes, harvest is complete and the vineyards begin to show their Fall colors. To give you a sense for what it looks like, here are a few photos we snapped right outside Trefethen […]

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