Cameron Hughes – A Modern Day Négociant

 Cameron Hughes Wine - "Great wine doesn't have to be expensive." If you are not familiar with Cameron Hughes Wines this is your chance.  This holiday season if you are out shopping for a Napa Cab … [Read more...]

Time in a Bottle – Femme de Champagne Duval-Leroy

What were you doing in 1996, 1995, or 1990?  Julien Duval-Leroy asks this question as we taste through three wonderful vintage Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne.  These three Champagnes took me back in … [Read more...]

Bouchaine Vineyards – Giving Back to the Land

It was a cool, windy, foggy morning in Carneros, the southern most part of Napa Valley where we arrive at Bouchaine Vineyards. We are warmly greeted by winemaker Chris Kajani and assistant winemaker … [Read more...]

Transported to New Zealand – Explore the Wines of Villa Maria

As a wine lover, the first thing that comes to mind when I think of New Zealand is Sauvignon Blanc.  Sauvignon Blanc has almost become synonymous with New Zealand.  When I had the opportunity to taste … [Read more...]

Sonoma County Winegrowers – Passion for Sustainability

Sonoma County, land of rolling hills, rugged coastlines, beautiful landscapes and seventeen unique AVA's, is world-renowned for its prestigious, high quality wines, but a lesser known fact is its … [Read more...]

Oscar Night – Throw The Most Stylish Party of the Year

So you can sit at home in your yoga pants and watch the Oscars by yourself or you can glam up and throw the most dazzling, festive, and stylish party of the year.  I love throwing parties and the … [Read more...]

West of the West – Discovering the Wines of Fort Ross-Seaview AVA

West of the West, in a land far away from civilization, there is a beautifully scenic and unique wine region within the Sonoma Coast, and that is Fort Ross-Seaview.  The region is home to a small … [Read more...]

Wines of Jura

The wines of Jura are possibly the most unique wines of the world.  Jura is a tiny wine-producing region in France that is secretly tucked away in the mountains between Burgundy and Switzerland.  With … [Read more...]