Napa Valley

Napa County is a county located north of San Pablo Bay in the U.S. state of California. It is officially one of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties, and one of four North Bay counties. The county is coterminous with the Napa, California, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census the population is 136,484. The county seat is Napa.Napa County was one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood. Parts of the county's territory were given to Lake County in 1861.
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    • Secret Winery in Carneros, Truchard Vineyards

      The wine cave at Truchard Vineyards built into the Carneros Vineyard Secret Winery in Carneros, Truchard Vineyards Why is Truchard Vineyards a secret winery in Carneros? The Truchard winery is off the beaten path located on Old Sonoma Road. Most travelers have no reason to venture along this backroad that leads from the Carneros Highway into the town of Napa.

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    • 2013 Freemark Abbey Chardonnay, Napa Valley

      2013 Freemark Abbey Chardonnay, Napa Valley Lightly perfumed, with subtle green apple and sweet honey aromas. The wine is more expansive in the mouth, with a note of sponge cake emerging. A nicely balanced wine, and while it doesn’t seem that big in the nose and mouth, the finish lingers with a hint of minerality. Lemon-glazed chi ...

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  • New Stomping Ground in St Helena: Vine Cliff Winery (VIDEO)

    … 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 PUBLISHED DATE: November 26th, 2014 | WINE CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country POST TAGS: , Cabernet Sauvignon, California Wine, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, Oakville, St Helena, Tasting Room, Vine Cliff Winery, Wine Tasting …

    Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TVin Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • 6 Budget Friendly Wines for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is less than a week away! That means we all need some wine to serve our guests or ourselves, preferably both. Spending top dollar to get good wines is fairly simple. Finding value driven offerings that get the job done is a bit more challenging. Here are some delicious selections that will work well for your Thanksgiving meal. With one exception they all clock in under $25.

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  • Wine of the Week

    … it? The point is to create a wine that thoughtfully balances richness and substance with fresh brightness and crispness, a task this one does handily. The color is very pale gold; aromas of jasmine and lemongrass, lime peel and guava are wreathed with spiced pear and tangerine, touches of hay and dried thyme, and back-notes of limestone and flint…

    Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Headin Sauvignon Blanc- 2 readers -
  • 2011 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

    … 2011 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Nearly opaque dark ruby in color, this Napa Cab exudes warm earth tones and high-toned spice, along with a varietal note of bell pepper — a classic red Bordeaux profile. Mix in some Rutherford dust, cedar, clove, red currant and a hint of polished leather, and you have a classic, Old World…

    Wine Linesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 4 readers -
  • 2012 Freemark Abbey Merlot, Napa Valley

    … 2012 Freemark Abbey Merlot, Napa Valley Opaque dark purple in color, lightening at the rim, this wine represents the older style of winemaking — rustic and pure. Notes of lavender soap and vanilla cream mix nicely with ample black currant fruit, zippy blackberry, nice spice notes and smoky oak. Grainy dark chocolate echoes in the finish…

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  • CORNERSTONE CELLARS NAPA VALLEY SAUVIGNON BLANC 2012

    … If you are a lover of #SauvBlanc, the 2012 Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc will not disappoint. For me, it’s one of their best vintages of Sauvignon Blanc, yet. Just pure, chilled, crisp refreshment! The wine has a marvelous nose of white peach, honeydew melon, and hibiscus. As expected, it is bright and crisp, with wet rock…

    D' Vine Wine Timein Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
  • Life is a Cabernet

    …. Nothing would suit this better than a suckling pig and a mess of lobsters. Seamless in texture all the way through, finishing with dessert cream and buttery pastry. Tasted October 2014 Plumpjack Chardonnay Reserve 2013, Napa Valley, California (325019, Agent, $67.00) VINTAGES Classics December 2014 Part Carneros and part St. Helena with the former…

  • Peter Mondavi, Sr. Turns 100 Years Old (VIDEOS)

    … a day. In honor of the Napa Valley living Legend here is a round up my interviews with Peter Mondavi, Sr. over the past few years. The video above was my first on camera interview with Peter Mondavi, Sr. in 2011 when Charles Krug Winery celebrated it’s 150th Anniversary. Peter Mondavi, Sr. Inducted into Vintners Hall of Fame 2012 In the above video, I…

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  • A pair of Californian Chardonnay from 2012

    … A pair of Californian Chardonnay from 2012 The 2012 Antica, Chardonnay, Napa Valley provides the same impeccable level of balance I experienced with the previous vintage. This is not a fruit bomb from Napa Valley, rather it leans towards the understated! After going through many bottles of the 2012 Neyers Vineyards, Chardonnay 304, Sonoma…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blogin Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Flavor! Napa Valley 2014 DISCOUNT TICKETS

    … in San Francisco, and author Lee Brian Schrager (CIA ’79). Celebrated returning chefs include Michael Chiarello (CIA ’82) of Bottega Napa Valley and Coqueta in San Francisco, Todd English (CIA ’82) of Todd English Enterprises, Larry Forgione (CIA ’74) of The CIA’s Conservatory Restaurant at Greystone, Christopher Kostow of The Restaurant at Meadowood…

    Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV- 2 readers -
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