Festival Napa Valley

The 13th Season of Festival Napa Valley expands its programing and will be dedicated to honoring the first responders involved in the Northern California Wildfires that ravaged the area last year. The annual festival from July 18-29th at venues throughout Napa Valley will include a number of free concerts andRead More →

Napa County officials released a map of burned-over areas throughout the county as of Tuesday morning, October 10th. The fires remain uncontained and stated that all previous evacuations and road closures remain in effect with additional evacuations possible as the fires continue to move throughout the county. During the pressRead More →

The LMR All-Star Big Band is a 20-player big band drawn from an internationally accomplished group of musicians that has played jazz across the world. This truly all-star ensemble is once again being assembled for the Third Annual Timothy Hall Foundation Benefit Concert at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. TheRead More →

Beer Flight

California Wine Country home of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and hundreds of other wine varietals is also home to plenty of world-class breweries. Ask any wine maker and they will tell you, it takes a lot of great beer to make a world-class wine. Since it is National Drink Beer DayRead More →

Taste of Atlas Peak 2016

Treat yourself to a Taste of Atlas Peak, featuring world-class wines from 10 Atlas Peak wineries, Gourmet Small Bites from Chef John Vlandis, Silent Auction and Live, High-Octane Blues from The Hummingbirdz! Saturday, September 24, 2016 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Walk Around Wine Tasting The Ranch House at Black StallionRead More →

For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep, embracing many styles, genres and traditions. Grisman has revisited his roots with the David Grisman Bluegrass ExperienceRead More →

With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil’ Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The sextet, from Missoula, MT, has been hard at work, writing,Read More →

Margrit Mondavi, the cultural affairs and arts curator of the iconic Robert Mondavi Winery died on Friday. She was 91 years old. To those who knew her, she was much more than the wife of Robert Mondavi. She was the backbone of Napa Valley’s cultural and artistic development. Her avidRead More →

Laura Michael Wines

Owner of Laura Michael Wines Laura Swanton revisits 2004 Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. The winery is located on 3 acres at the end of Silverado Trail in Calistoga. 29 year old Zinfandel plants grow on the property along with beautifully landscaped gardens.Read More →

Terra Valentine

Terra Valentine owner and winemaker Sam Baxter revisits the 2005 Wurtle Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. erra Valentine sources from Spring Mountain District whose varied terrain shines through in the robust yet balanced style of the wines–exhibiting the true essence of the Spring Mountain District. While mountain viticulture presents its challenges, forRead More →