Tag Archives: Napa Valley AVA

• Up for a tour of Black & Latino-owned wineries in Napa & Sonoma?

Up for a tour of Black & Latino-owned wineries in Napa & Sonoma?

An Oakland-based nonprofit is offering the Wine Soul Train, a daylong tour of Black- and Latino-owned wineries in Napa and Sonoma. The initial tour will take place on Saturday, September 26, with a tour bus that seats 35 people departing from Miss Ollie’s restaurant (901 Washington St., Oakland) at 10 a.m. If the Wine Soul […]

• Say it ain’t so. Mondavi teams up with singer Josh Groban

Say it ain’t so. Mondavi teams up with singer Josh Groban

Robert Mondavi Winery is to collaborate with pop singer-turned-actor Josh Groban on an as yet unnamed Napa Valley wine scheduled for release next year. The hook up will also stretch to in-store displays promoting Robert Mondavi wines alongside Groban’s new album, to be released early next year. Downloads of Groban’s latest singles will also be […]

• Where to eat in Napa

Where to eat in Napa

Wine without food is unthinkable, especially in Napa. After all, the Napa Valley is not only home to 400 some wineries, many of which can be visited, but has hundreds of restaurants that are open to all. Some are glorious Michelin three-stars (Meadowood Resort), while others are glorified drive-ins (Gott’s Roadside) –  both of these […]

• STARS of Napa Valley Wine Tasting Coming to SoCal March 23 & 24

STARS of Napa Valley Wine Tasting Coming to SoCal March 23 & 24

One of Learn About Wine’s flagship wine tasting events of the year: STARS OF NAPA VALLEY, featuring more than 40 of the world’s leading wineries from the world-renowned wine region. Now you can share in the excitement and celebrate with your friends as well as some of the top vintners in the area—possibly North America’s […]

• Is There A New Pecking Order For Cult Napa Cabs? Records Busted At Napa Auction

Is There A New Pecking Order For Cult Napa Cabs? Records Busted At Napa Auction

Is there a new pecking order for cult Napa Cabs? Well, the case could certainly be made after this past Saturday’s Premiere Napa Valley: the part-auction, part-networking-event, part-total-insanity in which small, selected barrels/lots from some of Napa’s most celebrated wine producers are auctioned off to collectors, buyers and importers, as special, once-in-a-lifetime future bottlings.  The […]

• Napa Valley Vintners Becomes Wine Education Supporter

Napa Valley Vintners Becomes Wine Education Supporter

The Institute of Masters of Wine is delighted to announce that the Napa Valley Vintners has entered into a formal supporter agreement to contribute to its worldwide wine education activities. The trade association responsible for promoting and protecting the Napa Valley wine region in California has generously contributed to Institute events in North America and […]

• Unique to say the least: Napa Vodka made from Napa wine grapes

Unique to say the least: Napa Vodka made from Napa wine grapes

Bred from a combination of sun, soil, fruit and a passionate pursuit for creating the best tasting spirit, Napa Vodka is the world’s first Vodka crafted from 100% premium Napa Valley wine grapes, harvested from a single vintage and a single Napa estate. It is the rarest and most unique Vodka ever created and the […]

• Ten Beautiful Wine Regions You Should Have On Your Bucket List

Ten Beautiful Wine Regions You Should Have On Your Bucket List

When we hear the word wine, we always associate it with Napa Valley.  But can you believe that thirty years ago, the world’s top wine experts and wine lovers alike dismiss the Napa Valley wines as so-so?  But today, the Napa Valley Wine Country has become a famous tourist spot not only for Americans but […]