Winetasting Reviews

A review of the Cosentino Winery winetasting experience

On a recent cool, rainy Spring afternoon we made our way up to Yountville to pay a visit to Cosentino Winery. Located at 7415 St. Helena Highway, the winery sits on the West side of Highway 29 right next door to Cindy Pawlcyn’s fabulous Mustards Grill. For more on the history of the winery, go […]

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Wine tasting at Domaine Carneros, Alpha Omega Winery

Today one of the members of Team Corkboard celebrated a birthday. As you might expect, we used the occasion as an excuse to do a bit of wine tasting. As you’ll see from the slideshow included below, we started the day off at Domaine Carneros where we enjoyed a sparkling wine flight paired with tasty […]

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A review of the Turnbull Wine Cellars winetasting experience

Our latest winetasting experience found us, once again, making the trek up Highway 29 past Yountville and Oakville Grocery before we turned off to the east (a right) at 8210 St. Helena Highway, which is the site of Turnbull Wine Cellars. The winery: After parking in the small lot, we walked through an outdoor courtyard […]

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A review of the Ehlers Estate winetasting experience

After two straight solid winetasting experiences, we set out to see if we could make it a third. We headed north on Highway 29, past the town of St. Helena, past Beringer Vineyards, the Culinary Institute of America and Trinchero Winery until we reached Ehlers Lane, where we made a right and headed east down […]

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A review of the Sequoia Grove winetasting experience

For a brief moment, the sun was shining and all seemed right with the world. For our next winetasting adventure, we made our way up Highway 29, past the town of Yountville, past Mustards, past the famous Oakville Grocery and finally made a right at 8338 St. Helena Highway (aka Highway 29), which is the […]

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A review of the Monticello Vineyards winetasting experience

This past Friday morning, while the wind blew so hard it was rattling windows and the rain pelted the already soaked ground in a seemingly never-ending downpour, we ventured out to do a bit of winetasting. This time, our stop was not at all far from home–we pulled off at 4242 Big Ranch Road, which […]

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The Cork Board’s top five Napa Valley wine tasting venues from 2007

When we launched this little ole blog in late February 2007, we thought it’d be something that could be fun, informative and would enable us to meet all kinds of interesting people. Turns out, every one of those things are true and have happened. We also thought it’d be fun to use the blog to […]

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