Wine Country Lifestyle

May 21, 2012

Napa Valley Memorial Day 2012

It’s hard to believe that summer of 2012 is upon us, but here we are… so what am I going to do over Memorial Day weekend? I’m sure I am not the only person realizing how close the holiday already is, so here is a list of some of the best activities in Napa Valley that are […]

Vineyards, Wine Country Lifestyle
January 23, 2012

Sonoma Harvest 2011

The reports coming in on the “Wine Harvest of 2011” are pretty good!  There were some patchy weather items, but from the comments being made, it ended on a good note!  The additional time on the vines is said to create complex flavor profiles, and there were some who used different winemaking techniques to create […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
October 17, 2011

2011 Flavor! Napa Valley

One of our favorite events each year gives us the opportunity to dine with four other couples at one of Napa Valley’s finest restaurants with a world class chef and a special menu all our own!  During Flavor! the selected Chef will join your table to discuss the local ingredients, and their interpretation on Napa […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
September 14, 2011

California Wine Month Events Sept 2011

September is normally a big month in California because it marks the harvest season.  The Gov. Brown proclaimed it Wine Month, and there are a ton of fun activities planned. The main event for the California Wine Month will be in San Francisco on September 17th.  This wine tasting will include all major wine regions […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
August 17, 2011

Ram’s Gate Opens Resturant at Winery Mid September

For many of the Tourist heading to the Sonoma Wine Country Labor Day Weekend Bonanza from San Francisco, the first winery you might encounter is Ram’s Gate Winery.  Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge,  Ram’s Gate hopes visitors heading out of the City to Wine Country will be anxious to  have an upscale wine […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
May 31, 2011

June Events in Napa Valley Wine Country

Living in Napa Valley Wine Country during June means you are probably going to be outside, at a festival or wine tasting event. Think of it as a month long picnic, with all of your friends, and some of the best wine and food in the WORLD! Here are some of the activities in June, […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
May 28, 2011

The Cave in Sonoma CA Wine Bar

The Cave is one of the little wine bars that make this area so wonderful. It might be a little hard to find, but the food is wonderful, and the wine tastings are usually really nice. It’s not a huge place – but it’s an intimate setting, and it’s easy to start conversations with folks […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
May 26, 2011

Sonoma National Golf Course

Sonoma National Golf Course is one of the jewels of the area, with a rich heritage over it’s almost 80 years. It was the former J.K. Bigelow ranch, and Sam Whiting crafted it into the 18-hole that adds to the historic lore and romance of the Sonoma Valley. It’s a wonderful amenity for the popular […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
May 2, 2011

Wine Lockers, I Mean Bunkers

The oldest Military bunkers, sitting right under the Golden Gate Bridge are perfect for holding that extra stash of wine you might be collecting!  The  Presidio in San Francisco has huge cement walls, that were made for the gun battery. Several years ago, the Presidio Wine Bunker started leasing out spaces, as small as 4×4 […]

Wine Country Lifestyle
April 23, 2011

Old World Charm in Napa Valley and Sonoma

Sometimes, people buy a home or build a home in California Wine Country often because they love wine, and often spend their vacations in Normandy, Germany or Italy or California Wine Country. The home styles often reflect Mediterranean and Tuscan styles, and it’s been said that the climate and the landscape of the countryside of […]

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