The Hello Bar is a simple notification bar that engages users and communicates a call to action.

Miscellaneous

2nd Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff, April 30th, St. Helena

Thumbnail image for 2nd Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff, April 30th, St. Helena

If you don’t already have plans this upcoming weekend have a look at the event the folks at HALL are putting on. The 2nd Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff will take place on April 30th from 11am – 3pm at HALL Napa Valley in St. Helena. We attended last year’s inaugural event and came away quite [...]

Read the full article →

A recap of the Piña Napa Valley 2008 Howell Mountain Buckeye Vineyard Release Day

Thumbnail image for A recap of the Piña Napa Valley 2008 Howell Mountain Buckeye Vineyard Release Day

A couple weeks back we made our way up Silverado Trail to Rutherford for a visit to Piña Napa Valley. The winery was hosting a release party for its 2008 Howell Mountain Buckeye Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. While there we were able to talk and taste with Ranndy Piña, meet winemaker Anna Monticelli, play with lovely [...]

Read the full article →

Photos, Tweets and more from Silver Oak Blogger Day

Thumbnail image for Photos, Tweets and more from Silver Oak Blogger Day

We spent a part of our weekend in Oakville at Silver Oak Cellars as the winery invited several local bloggers for a tour, tasting and lunch. Rather than the standard recap we’ve decided to use a cool new tool called Storify to collect some of the photos, tweets and other content shared during the event [...]

Read the full article →

Out and About in the Napa Valley [PHOTOS]

Thumbnail image for Out and About in the Napa Valley [PHOTOS]

This past weekend we were able to play ‘tourist’ a bit in the Napa Valley (more on that in an upcoming post). It’s a beautiful time of year, with the valley coming alive with vibrant green colors and new growth everywhere you look. Here are a couple photos to give you a sense. [techtags: Napa, [...]

Read the full article →

Watch and Listen: The history of Napa County in less than two minutes

A good part of our day job involves keeping up on the latest and greatest developments in social media. Several weeks back we came across Qwiki, which is essentially a multimedia version of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that anyone can edit. On Qwiki.com each entry contains an ‘Improve this Qwiki’ link just above the video [...]

Read the full article →

18th Annual Reach for the Stars Fashion Show: April 30th at The Meritage Resort in Napa

Thumbnail image for 18th Annual Reach for the Stars Fashion Show: April 30th at The Meritage Resort in Napa

For well over a decade now our family has participated, in one way shape or form, in the annual Reach for the Stars Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s event, which will be the 18th annual, is scheduled for April 30th at The Meritage Resort in Napa. Reach for the Stars is put on by [...]

Read the full article →

Spring has sprung in the Napa Valley [PHOTOS]

Thumbnail image for Spring has sprung in the Napa Valley [PHOTOS]

After weeks of wet weather we’ve had plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures of late. As a result, the vineyards and local landscapes are popping with color and life. Here are a few photos we snapped this morning around the valley. [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, bud break, spring]

Read the full article →