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    Mac & Cheese Night #4: Homeroom

    My 4th Mac & Cheese Night took place at the East Bay’s prime mac & cheese destination along 40th Street in Oakland: Homeroom. Nearly every time I’ve mentioned my mac & cheese quest, I’ve been interrupted by an excited new acquaintance asking if I’ve tried Homeroom yet. Finally, FINALLY, I can say yes when asked. Schoolroom décor in keeping with their name. I approve.

    9 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Snake River Valley Harvest Festival

    The Ste. Chapelle Snake River Valley Harvest Festival was held last weekend, and as you may recall from this post (LINK) I was a vendor alongside Jessica Wyman to promote our new collaboration Vino & Vinyasa. All in all the event was a success. The crowd wasn’t as large as we’d hoped, maybe because there were approximately one million events in the Treasure Valley that day.

    7 readers - By WineDineDIY

      Horse Heaven Hills Wine Region — a preview

      Vindulge - - 6 readers - A few weeks back hubs and I ventured into the desert in search of… wine. No I’m not talking about Arizona, where I’m originally from. I’m talking about Washington State. But isn’t the Pacific Northwest all green and rainy? Nope. Once you venture over the Cascade Mountain range an entirely different landscape opens up to you. The desert.

      Oak Farm Vineyards Winery Expansion!

      Rebecca Gomez Farrell - - 5 readers - The fishing lake at Oak Farm Vineyard. Click twice for the full view. Oak Farm Vineyards Winery (23627 Devries Road) is on its way to becoming the first of its kind in the Lodi, CA, appellation: a family-owned estate that offers the full experience of a large-scale destination winery, minus the glitzy hotel and pretension.

      Experience the Jordan garden with harvest lunch this fall

      The Jordan Journey - - 5 readers - Experience the Jordan garden with harvest lunch this fall by Todd Knoll on September 10, 2014 September is my favorite time of the year in the Jordan Estate garden. From heirloom tomatoes, chili peppers and Japanese eggplants to Kadota figs, Zebra squash and Charentais melons, practically every plant is covered with something colorful and delicious.

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      October Is Virginia Wine Month!

      … Days of Virginia Wine” to help you celebrate and enjoy Virginia Wine all month. Check out their ideas! Virginia.org has put together a list of events happening at Virginia wineries for almost every day of the month. Check out their list and plan to attend some events! Virginiawine.org also has a long list of winery happenings for the whole month…

      4 readers - By Virginia Wine Time

      Taste of Tulalip Nov. 14-15

      …Excitement is growing for the sixth annual Taste of Tulalip, a major event that is widely recognized as one of the top Northwest foodie and wine “happenings.” The superb reputation of Tulalip Resort Casino is underlined every year at this event, when its food and wine maestros — Executive Chef Perry Mascitti and his fabulous team of chefs…

      2 readers - By Write for Wine

      Finger Lakes 20013 Riesling Launch–Live! On Twitter and Facebook

      …I hope it’s been a pleasant Saturday for you so far, readers. This is just a quick note to let you know that I’ll be participating in the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance’s launch of their 2013 Reislings in a short 3 hours from now, from 7 to 9 PM EST, which is 4 to 6 PM PST for those of you West Coasters who can’t do the math. I’ll be tasting along…

      4 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

      Oak Farm Vineyards Winery Expansion!

      … to be in everything ever. As for the wines, Oak Farm is remarkable in California for growing an equal amount of white and red grapes. All of their wines are made solely from their vineyards on the estate. The sultry Verdelho 2012 would be ideal for hot summer afternoons by their lake, and the 2012 Dolce Blanc, a sweet gewürztraminer, is like finding a cool, shaded…

      5 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

      Festival of the Grape – Still Room for wineries

      … and extremely well attended wine festival, please send me an email right away. This year’s Festival is Sunday, October 5th and the wine tent is open from 1-5 pm. It’s a huge amount of fun for everyone and a great family friendly event. We are also in need of volunteers to help make the Festival run smoothly. There are some great perks for becoming a volunteer at the Festival so if you are available, please consider helping out. See below for information.…

      1 readers - By Wine Country BC

      Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition

      …Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition Are you an non-commercial or amateur wine maker? Well, show us your stuff. This is a professionally judged competition that will give you a side-by-side comparison of how your wines stack up versus other wines. The annual Austin County Wine Show and noncommercial…

      5 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Horse Heaven Hills Wine Region — a preview

      …A few weeks back hubs and I ventured into the desert in search of… wine. No I’m not talking about Arizona, where I’m originally from. I’m talking about Washington State. But isn’t the Pacific Northwest all green and rainy? Nope. Once you venture over the Cascade Mountain range an entirely different landscape opens up to you. The desert. We were…

      6 readers - By Vindulge

      NYC – Join Jenny & Francois Team For Climate Change March – Sept. 21

      …From Jenny & Francois: Dear Winelovers, Come protest Global Warming with the Jenny & François team! We are passionate about this subject for many reasons, but as people of the wine industry who work closely with winemakers around the world, we have to acknowledge the effect of global warming on grape growing. On Sunday September 21st, we…

      2 readers - By Organic Wine Journal

      Recapping Garagiste North 2014

      … on my radar for a while and it’s time it was on yours as well. Lariana Cellars Viognier – What can I say? I love a good Viognier and this one had it all – complex and intense aromas, soft texture, and a long finish. With Senka Tennant as the consulting wine maker and a future vintage of Carmenere due for release sometime next year, this is a serious…

      3 readers - By Wine Country BC

      Snake River Valley Harvest Festival

      … in the Treasure Valley that day. However, we still met quite a few people, had some great conversations, shared our blogs, our stories and did a little yoga! A lot of people entered to win our gift baskets and congratulations to Velinda and Lynn! The baskets included goodies such as Jessica’s cookbook Girlfriends Organic Kitchen, wine charms…

      7 readers - By WineDineDIY

      Chef Meets BC Grape

      …Just like “The Lake” that I wrote about last month, this event is another one that I’d really like to attend but won’t be able to. It’s a great series of wine events called “Chef Meets BC Grape” presented by the Arts Club Theater starting on September 17th. There’s a lot of local names (well, local for me because I live in the Okanagan…

      4 readers - By Wine Country BC

      Experience the Jordan garden with harvest lunch this fall

      …Experience the Jordan garden with harvest lunch this fall by Todd Knoll on September 10, 2014 September is my favorite time of the year in the Jordan Estate garden. From heirloom tomatoes, chili peppers and Japanese eggplants to Kadota figs, Zebra squash and Charentais melons, practically every plant is covered with something colorful…

      5 readers - By The Jordan Journey

      Win a trip to Sonoma from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar

      …Win a trip to Sonoma from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar by Lisa Mattson on September 9, 2014 We’ve teamed up with our friends at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar in Las Vegas for #EscapetoSonoma, a sweepstakes with a chance to win a weekend getaway for two to Jordan Vineyard & Winery. The Escape to Sonoma sweepstakes package features: Round…

      4 readers - By The Jordan Journey

      Mac & Cheese Night #4: Homeroom

      …My 4th Mac & Cheese Night took place at the East Bay’s prime mac & cheese destination along 40th Street in Oakland: Homeroom. Nearly every time I’ve mentioned my mac & cheese quest, I’ve been interrupted by an excited new acquaintance asking if I’ve tried Homeroom yet. Finally, FINALLY, I can say yes when asked. Schoolroom décor…

      9 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell