Chateau St. Jean and Sheryl Crow Partner in “Soak Up Sonoma”


Nine-Time Grammy Award Winner Participating In 18-Month Program SONOMA, Calif., July 23, 2013 -- Chateau St. Jean Winery has announced a partnership with 9-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist, Ms. Sheryl Crow. Sheryl Crow and Chateau St. Jean  invite consumers to 'Soak Up … [Read more...]

Wine and Cinema Lovers: Don’t Miss The Napa Valley Film Festival


Five-Day Event--November 13-17--Brings The Best In Independent Film To Venues Throughout Napa Valley The third annual Napa Valley Film Festival takes place Wednesday through Sunday, November 13 – 17. That’s a great time to visit Napa Valley. It’s mid-fall and also the tail-end of the grape harvest … [Read more...]

Napa Valley Chambers Join With Charles Krug Winery For RockNapa


Summer Festival Series at Charles Krug Winery July 18-19 and August 15-16 ST. HELENA, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RockNapa  today announced support from the Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena and Yountville Chambers of Commerce for the summer festival series that is set to rock Napa … [Read more...]

Iconic Napa Valley Winemaker Mike Grgich Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation Presents Award Rutherford, California, July 6th, 2013 -- The National Federation of Croatian Americans President Mr. Paul Tonšetic-Kunder was honored to present Miljenko “Mike” Grgich with the NFCA Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award … [Read more...]

Grgich Hills Estate Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence


Rutherford winery named one of the top-performing 10 percent of businesses as reviewed on the world’s largest travel site July 2, 2013, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California -- Grgich Hills Estate has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality … [Read more...]

2013 Sonoma County Farmers Market Schedule


Cotati Farmers Market Thursday (June-September): 4:30-7:30 p.m., La Plaza Park, downtown (Old Redwood Highway and West Sierra Avenue). Gualala Farmers Market Saturday (May-November): 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Gualala Community Center, 57950 Center Street. Healdsburg Farmers … [Read more...]

Wine Train, Castello di Amorosa Offer Joint Napa Valley Tour

Napa Valley Wine Train

Combine An On-The-Move Lunch Aboard A Historic Train With A Medieval Castle Tour NAPA VALLEY, March 21, 2013 -- Starting April 1st, two of Napa Valley's most sought after travel destinations, the Napa Valley Wine Train and Castello di Amorosa, will be joining together to make one all encompassing … [Read more...]

Kendall-Jackson Redefines The Tasting Experience With Partake by K-J


New Healdsburg destination promises innovative exploration of wine and food at the table HEALDSBURG, Calif, March 5, 2013 -- Kendall-Jackson, one of America's most beloved family-owned wineries, today announced the opening of Partake by K-J, located just steps from the square in Healdsburg, an … [Read more...]

And The Winner Is . . . Sterling Vineyards!


Sterling Repeats As The Exclusive Wine Of The Oscars® NAPA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 – Last Sunday, on the brightest night in Hollywood--as the stars were strolling the red carpet, finding their seats in the Dolby Theater, and accepting their awards--the odds were good that they would be toasting a … [Read more...]

2013 Update: The Wine Country’s Best Values In Fine Dining


Ranking Of The Wine Country's 11 Michelin Star Restaurants By Zagat Scores (Click here for a more complete listing of the Wine Country's top-rated restaurants.) At the end of 2012, we looked once again at two leading sets of restaurant ratings and developed some basic conclusions about which … [Read more...]