Post Tagged with: "Wine"

Allegrini Palazzo della Torre “Cook-Off For A Cause” 2013

This annual event is where top chefs compete in the creation of a dish that best pairs with Allegrini wine, and the winning Chef gets money donated to their charity. At this event everyone is a winner, all the Chef’s charities receive something, everyone gets to be a food critic and in classic Italian hospitality […]

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First-Ever BottleRock Music Festival Rocks Napa Valley

Thousands of people flocked to Napa Valley May 9 to 13 for the first-ever BottleRock Music Festival. BottleRock featured a lineup of more than 80 artists, bands and comedic performers from a variety of genres, including rock, soul/R&B, country, hip-hop, comedy and more. A few of the headliners included The Black Keys, The Zac Brown […]

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Food, Wine, and Rock ‘n Roll at BottleRock Music Festival in Napa Valley starts today!

Where can you see amazing rock bands like The Black Keys and Kings of Leon, watch hilarious comedians such as Jim Gaffigan and Demetri Martin and taste the some of the best food and wine California has to offer all in one place? That would be BottleRock music festival coming up May 9th-12th in Napa […]

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A Taste of Oregon Wine from Sokol Blosser Winery

Oregon might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of great wine, but that’s changing! Just an hour outside of Portland lies Willamette Valley and nestled in the beautiful Dundee Hills lies Sokol Blosser Winery. Last week, I enjoyed a lovely dinner at Towne in downtown Los Angeles hosted by […]

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Winter Wine Loving in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

It’s been some time since I ventured to the beautiful serene world of the “other wine country”.  When there, I was blown away by this all natural secret treasure, and all though I went in with a bit of trepidation (but then again, who am I to be a wine snob? I live in Northern […]

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HALL Wines 2009 Release Party

We had a “vine” time last week at the 2009 Release Party for Kathryn Hall‘s HALL Wines, sampling seven of her Napa Valley wines that are now available, including the star everyone showed up to see – the 2009 HALL “Kathryn Hall” Cabernet Sauvignon. The event took place at West Hollywood’s Mercato di Vetro, and […]

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Summer Sizzle in Sonoma

Sonoma County is America’s premier wine, spa and coastal destination, featuring more than 300 wineries and 50-plus miles of stunning Pacific coast. With the Santa Rosa Wine Trail, the opening of a sculpture exhibit at Paradise Ridge Winery, and a new restaurant – Glen Ellen Star – summer is sizzling in Sonoma! Go beyond the […]

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Winter Foraging in Kennebunkport

Winter Foraging in Kennebunkport Goes Hearthside in The Tasting Room of The Captain Fairfield Inn Where Top Local Brew Masters, Fromagers and Pickling Experts Headline a New Six Month Food Series The Art of Pickling & Pairing… These are just a sampling of the classes that will play center stage at Kennebunkport’s Captain Fairfield Inn […]

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An Afternoon at The Beverly Hills Wine Festival

On February 26th I attended the Beverly Hills Wine Festival at the historical Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Whether other guests were thinking it or not, I couldn’t help but remember that just a few weeks ago, this is where Whitney Houston was found dead.) But immediately upon entry, my mine shifted to the event — I […]

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Culinary Delights, Wine, Whiskey, and More from Sonoma Wine Garden, Ozumo, and U-Sushi

On Thursday I was invited to a very special Happy Hour at Sonoma Wine Garden in Santa Monica. It was located on the top level of Santa Monica Place. I was able to bring my dear friend and fellow food and drink lover Morgan Hall. Our hostess was Camilla Zohn, Marketing Manager for Ozumo Concepts […]

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