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Five Reasons You Need to Attend Healdsburg's Tastemaker Weekend

Jan 02, 2020
Five Reasons You Need to Attend Healdsburg's Tastemaker Weekend

Healdsburg is holding their first-annual Tastemaker Weekend, giving everyone the opportunity to book unique one-of-a-kind experiences and see what they're all about. Get personal with the people shaping Sonoma; learn about winemaking and farm-to-table cuisine, experience first-hand how chefs prepare their best dishes, explore the amazing place that is Healdsburg.

Memento Mori

Nov 01, 2019
Memento Mori

Memento Mori wine is named for the life-embracing  philosophy held by its three founders:  Hayes Drumwright, Adriel Lares, & Adam Craun, who each have an impressive history in terms of overcoming adversity and becoming extremely successful in their lives and careers. The story behind the brand is inspiring, and the thought and attention they put into everything to do makes this group one to watch. 

Trefethen Harvest Bootcamp

Oct 15, 2019
Trefethen Harvest Bootcamp

If you're looking for a truly memorable and unique experience in Napa, look no further: Trefethen offers a hands-on "Harvest Bootcamp" that showcases their grape-growing and winemaking process. I had the amazing opportunity to experience this a few weeks ago during their 2019 experience and it was by far one of the highlights of my wine blogging career. 

Gunlach-Bundschu: California's Oldest Family Owned Winery

Aug 30, 2019
Gunlach-Bundschu: California's Oldest Family Owned Winery

Gundlach-Bundschu is the oldest family owned winery in California and has an extensive history combined with a dedication to producing excellent wine. Their grapes are all harvested from their estate which provides unique micro-climates suited to growing many different varietals depending on where you are on the property, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and more!

Abbot's Passage: The Coolest Place in Sonoma

Aug 27, 2019
Abbot's Passage: The Coolest Place in Sonoma

Abbot’s Passage is a distinctive destination in downtown Sonoma that is home to unique regularly scheduled workshops that pair hands-on education and exploration with tastings of Katie Bundschu’s small-lot, co-fermented field blend wines. Grapes are sourced from prominent storied vineyards, and she’s apt to make wines just as unique as her space, such as a Chenin Blanc/Verdejo blend. ⁣

Charles Krug

Aug 01, 2019
Charles Krug

Charles Krug is Napa Valley's oldest winery and is truly a historic icon. Its founder and namesake, Charles Krug, introduced countless innovative ideas to Napa's wine industry and was a key player in the region's rise in fame and quality. In fact, he was Napa Valley’s first hired winemaker and made the region’s first commercial wine. To this day, Charles Krug remains family owned & operated; now on the third generation, brothers Marc & Peter Mondavi Jr. lead the way.

Madera, Califonia: Sweet Wine Paradise

Jul 27, 2019
Madera, Califonia: Sweet Wine Paradise

Each year, me and my two girl-friends from NYC take an annual "girls' trip". We initially met while working in the Buying Office at Bloomingdale's, but have since moved to California for various career reasons. This year, in an effort to explore more of the state, we ventured inland to Madera to see what this wine region is all about. 

Robert Young Estate

Jul 25, 2019
Robert Young Estate

With farming roots that go back to 1858, six generations have lived and farmed the Young Estate in Alexander Valley. In 1997, they decided to make their own wine while continuing to sell portions of their harvest to other winemakers-- reserving the best grapes for themselves. Robert Young believes in selecting and farming micro-lots with the highest potential to craft their estate wines, hand-harvesting the grapes for maximum quality.

Gary Farrell: A Pinot Lover's Dream

Jul 03, 2019
Gary Farrell: A Pinot Lover's Dream

Set high atop a hill in the Russian River Valley AVA of Sonoma County, Gary Farrell produces world-class Pinot Noir with a focus on expressing the area's unique terroir. 

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Five Napa Rosés Perfect for any Taste

Jun 08, 2019
Five Napa Rosés Perfect for any Taste

I love that so many different styles of rosé can all come out of the Napa region, and I'm excited to see producers crafting styles all over the board. Whether rosé is one of your go-to styles, or you consider yourself not a fan, there's something in this lineup for everyone.