Posted: (3/12/20) Wine tasting during the Coronavirus craze The weather has been great and the crowds have been noticeably low all through wine country. Many have been canceling their wine tasting trips which is making for quite tranquil experiences for those who carry on. Hotels and businesses also appear to be rolling out lowered rates … Read more Coronavirus: staying healthy while wine tasting
Explore the Golden state through its iconic grape If you’ve been wine tasting in California, there’s no doubt you’ve come across some Zinfandels. That’s because this little black skinned grape is grown in over 10 percent of California Vineyards. It’s also why planning a wine tasting trip with this varietal in mind is one of … Read more A Zinfandel Wine Tasting Trip Through California
Let’s face it, Prices are high Napa is a world renowned wine region with an estimated 3.85 million visitors each year. With that traffic comes high demand and equally high prices. So if you’re planning a trip to Napa and are budget conscious, it’s worth it to do some homework so you won’t get dollar … Read more How much does it cost to wine taste in Napa?
We get quite a few people asking us how much is a hot air balloon ride in Napa Valley so we figured we’d lay it out for you here. Simply stated, it will generally cost around $200 per person with the price increasing slightly over the weekends. Keep in mind that this is the price … Read more How much is a hot air balloon ride in Napa Valley?
If you are like a lot of visitors, you may see the high driving service prices and think hmm “Can you Uber around Napa Valley?”. So while the easy answer is “yes, it’s possible” it’s not always the best choice and let me tell you why. First off, this is my take on hailing Ubers … Read more Can you Uber around Napa Valley?
I cannot count the number of times I have been asked “Do you tip while wine tasting in Napa Valley?”. To be honest, it is a bit complicated. To find out the best solution, I emailed 20 of my closest friends who have worked in the wine industry. I asked them to help me come … Read more Do you tip when wine tasting in Napa Valley?
Rock-N-Rollers and Foodies alike are so happy to visit B.R. Cohn Winery and St. Francis Winery. They are two very different properties and experiences. Each has an interesting history and perspective in Sonoma Valley. Food Pairing: St. Francis Winery & Vineyards is famous for its award-winning Wine & Food Pairings. There are hundreds of rave … Read more Wine Tasting for Foodies and Rock-N-Rollers?
One of the “Must Do” experiences of wine tasting is venturing into a wine cave. There is a wonderful musty smell and an ambiance you don’t see anywhere else. The cool temperatures in a cave are a shock to the system and it is a great escape from the summer heat! Unfortunately there aren’t many … Read more Best Wine Cave Tours in Sonoma
You may be unfamiliar with the Fair Play/Sierra Foothills American Viticultural Area (AVA). If so, you are not alone. Nestled deep in the Northern hills of California it is the easiest AVA to overlook. You could drive right through it and not even know there was a single vine! Chances are if you are familiar … Read more Discover Fair Play & the Sierra Foothills AVA
We always get the question “what are the best wineries to visit in Napa Valley?”. Many don’t realize that this is very tricky question to answer. We’ll even go further and say there isn’t any definitive list out there that can do it any justice. That’s because, with over 500 unique wineries in Napa there … Read more Best wineries to visit in Napa Valley New Video Series