Events

  • The Great San Francisco Mac and Cheese Throwdown

    … When four, count ‘em four, friends contacted me this week to make sure I was aware of this event, I realized I’d made a bit of a mac-and-cheese-tasting reputation for myself. This throwdown comes your way through the combined efforts of the SoMa StrEat Food Park and FunCheapSF, both great organizations with a goal of keeping Bay Area residents…

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  • Becker Vineyards Library Tasting

    … whether they own or contract for the Texas grapes. The first wine we tasted from the tank was the delicious rosé Provençal followed by the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon from Canada Family Vineyard. Dr. Becker thanked us for coming and Bret led us to the next part of the tour which was one of the barrel rooms. Becker Vineyards uses both French…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Loverin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 3 readers -
  • A Great Week in the Life for GGG

    … Hi wine lovers and happy wine Wednesday! I have had an eventful week that I want to share with you… First of all, I received wonderful, wonderful news that my sister and the love of her life are engaged! (insert happy dance here) I am so incredibly happy for Jessica and Stephen – they are a very awesome couple who light up when…

    Christine Campbell/ Girls Go Grape- 1 readers -
  • Harvest Party for Industry Peeps Next Tuesday

    … If you are in the wine industry here in the Okanagan and want to come to a party to celebrate the end of the harvest, might I suggest… Like all good parties, entrance is with a bottle of bubbles. Call the winery for more info as I know nothing more than what’s on this poster. Like this: Like Loading... Related…

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  • Celebrate Nouveau!

    … summer in that country. The usually reliable Negrar has peculiar flavours and the less said about Reif’s ‘Fool’ the better. Don’t forget to chill your wines. . . . earthy, rustic and very gulpable. Abruzzo always scores. CANTINA TOLLO 14 ‘Giocale’ Novello Rosso, Abruzzo, Italy 271759 $9.45 . . . sharp and super-refreshing. Gets you going. ART’S 14 Beaujolais Nouveau, France 366476 $13.95 . . . tart, invigorating, not for the timid. DUBOEUF 14 Gamay Nouveau, VDP L’Ardeche, France 891846 $9.95 …

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  • Holiday Tea Time Returns to Top of the Mark

    … the Court of Master Sommeliers. Monique is an experienced broadcast journalist and has worked at various television stations across the country and most recently at KPIX-TV/CBS 5 and KSEE-TV/NBC 24 More Posts - Twitter - LinkedIn - Google Plus …

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  • Broadway Backstage: Chicago with John O’Hurley of Seinfeld (Video)

    … Stark Insider Broadway Backstage: Chicago with John O’Hurley of Seinfeld (Video) Seinfeld brought the world no shortage of iconic characters. George who pursued life with “passionate mediocrity.” Elaine with her physical antics. Cosmo Kramer with the famous slide entrance. And, of course, Jerry Seinfeld himself with his everyday observations…

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  • In Photos: Train, Echosmith, Mat Kearney, Blue October, more at LITV Napa

    … Wine Country In Photos: Train, Echosmith, Mat Kearney, Blue October, more at LITV Napa It was all about the bass. Girls, we discovered, do chase boys. And word is there were plenty of cool kids. The second installment of this year’s Live in the Vineyard concert series wrapped Saturday night after Ingrid Michaelson (“Girls Chase Boys”) pumped up…

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  • Battle of the Texas Tempranillos – Analysis

    … The Battle of the Texas Tempranillos was a big success with 28 wineries participating and providing their best Tempranillo. After 15 judges finished, there was a list of their favorites and we posted the top 11 wines because there was a tie for 9th place. Let’s take a little closer look at those 11 wines. It was interesting most of the top rated…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 1 readers -
  • For the First Time Ever…Thanksgiving at Eddie V’s!

    …. The lighting is toned down, even a little dark but your eyes will soon adjust to it. The glass walk thru wine cellar There is a glass wine cellar that you walk through to get to one half of the restaurant. The other half of the restaurant is set up more like a wine bar, with live music at night. The reason I was at Eddie V’s was to experience…

    Weekly Wine Journalin Chardonnay- 2 readers -
  • Flowers Recycled Into Smiles Now Serving the Silicon Valley

    … in hospitals, nursing homes and hospices. We’re now excited to extend the organization’s positive impact to the Silicon Valley area.” All of the event’s flowers will be recycled and repurposed into beautiful bouquets and delivered by RAF supporters to residents of Lytton Gardens assisted living facility (437 Webster St., Palo Alto) at 10:00 am on Friday…

    Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV- 1 readers -
  • Podcast 147 – Similkameen BBQ King 2014

    … was top notch. As always, it was the most entertaining food and wine event that I’ve ever been too and nothing has really matched it in my mind. There were a few new competitors this year and the weather couldn’t have possibly been any better. Yes, it was hot. But we here in the Okanagan find that normal and enjoy it when it cools down to 32 degrees…

    Wine Country BC- 4 readers -
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