Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Perfect Wines for the Holiday Season

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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As the holiday season begins to come around once again, thoughts turn to quality time spent with loved ones and delicious meals. Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners are both truly special affairs, with many families celebrating New Year’s Day in much the same way. Whether you’re spending time with family or even just good friends, planning […]

3 Top Summer Wine Spritzers

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Whether you are in Napa Valley or at home with your new wine collection from Napa Valley, you should shake things up a bit and try a few summer wine spritzers. For those of you who plan to opt for a Napa Valley hotel package, ask about the scenery so you can be sure to […]

Chilled or Warm? Knowing Which Wines to Chill

Friday, July 29th, 2016

There is a standing concept that red wines are to be served at room temperature while white wines are to be served chilled. However, some people prefer their red wines chilled and others debate about how best to chill any kind of a wine. Rest assured that when you make a reservation at a quality […]

Correct Way to Sample Wine

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Have you ever seen a movie where the actors were sampling wine? They swirl the glance, look deeply at it, and even inhale the aroma with their eyes closed. Whether you are considering a Napa Valley hotel package or you just want to look like you know what you’re doing at a local wine cellar, […]

Wine Storage Tips

Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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You don’t have to be a professional wine collector or taster to store your wine properly. In fact, in most cases it does not take much effort at all to keep your wine safe from premature aging and grittiness. There is no exact science to the storage method you use unless you do plan to […]

Visiting the Napa Valley Film Festival 2015

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Visiting the Napa Valley Film Festival 2015 Fall is here and you know what that means – the Napa Valley Film Festival is right around the corner. This year’s festival, slated for November 11th through 15th, promises to be 5 days full of incredible films. And wine. And food. You won’t want to miss it! […]

Which Wines Should I Buy for Thanksgiving?

Friday, October 17th, 2014

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the holiday menu. If you plan on hosting the feast, you’ll need to decide which types of wines pair well with your menu. If you plan on attending as a guest, bringing a bottle of wine is a nice gesture. The typical Thanksgiving menu […]

Why Visit Napa Valley in the Summer

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Any season is a great time to visit Napa Valley, but there’s something about the summer that makes it the perfect travel destination. The grapes are grown and mature, the weather is warm and there are events going on almost every day. To put it lightly, there’s never a dull moment in Napa Valley during […]

How to Order Wine Like an Expert

Monday, May 5th, 2014

No one wants to look foolish when ordering wine, but if you’re not used to drinking it, a wine menu can be overwhelming. If you’re planning a trip to Napa Valley, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the basics of ordering wine at a restaurant. Take the opportunity as a learning experience that […]

8 Reasons to Drink More Wine

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Not that we need any more excuses to drink wine here in Wine Country, but we thought it would be fun to appreciate some of the best reasons why we could all use a bit more wine in our lives. 1. Good for the heart. Red wine drinkers have a reduced risk of heart attack […]