Napa Valley iconic Hurley’s restaurant announces its closure

Hurley's Restaurant

After being a Yountville institution for the past sixteen years, Chef Bob Hurley has announced he will close on Sunday, April 15, after selling the property to the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.  Hurley’s is truly a seasonal wine-country style restaurant that focuses on the flavors of the Mediterranean.  It’s lively bar and expansive outdoor patio […]

2018 Festival Napa Valley Lineup Announced

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 and will include $5.00 tickets to […]

Napa Fire Update: Tuesday October 10

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 press conference, Cal Fire released its […]

Wine News: Margrit Mondavi Passes Away at 91

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 avid cultural, artistic and philanthropic interests […]

Throwback Thursday: Laura Michael Wines

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.

Throwback Thursday: Terra Valentine

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, for Terra Valentine, it comes down […]

Throwback Thursday: Grgich Hills Estate

Grgich Hills Estate

Grgich Hills Estate Assistant Winemaker Kevin Vecchiarelli revisits the 2006 Yountivlle Selection Cabernet Sauvignon. Beginning with the 2003 vintage, all Grgich Hills wines were labeled “Estate Grown.” This guarantees a consistently superior level of quality and it means that Grgich Hills will always remain a shining symbol of prestige and good taste. In recognition of […]

Throwback Thursday: Broman Cellars

Broman Cellars Throwback Thursday

Broman Cellars is a small family-owned and operated winery producing approximately 1000 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Bob Broman is the owner and winemaker. Bob has over four decades of experience in the wine industry. He has previously worked for some of California’s best wineries including. Guenoc, St. Supery, Concannon Vineyards, and Stags […]

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