Posts Tagged ‘Wine and Liquors’

New Wine Bar at AVIA Napa

By • Aug 18th, 2010 • Category: Dining and Cuisine

On the heels of its first anniversary, AVIA Napa is living up to its reputation as a local host with the recent unveiling of its new wine bar last week. A barista bar by day and inviting wine bar as the hours inch toward the evening, the lounge has been informally dubbed the Riddling Rack […]



Cliff Lede Vineyard Pairs Wine with Rock n’ Roll

By • Jun 25th, 2010 • Category: Wine and Liquors

Cliff Lede Vineyards, a Stags Leap District winery shows that it is as dedicated to loud tunes as it is to soft tannins, with the launching of the Platinum Playlist tasting, a unique, interactive wine-and-tunes pairing to compliment the winery’s Rock Blocks series of estate wines. Cliff Lede Vineyards is no stranger to the stereophonic […]



Hall Wines Releases Three New Vintages

By • Apr 26th, 2010 • Category: Wine and Liquors

HALL Wines, the premier 21st century vineyard and winery, announces the upcoming release of three new vintages – 2006 HALL Napa Valley Merlot, 2009 HALL Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, and 2006 HALL Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. As part of HALL Wines’ signature Napa Valley Collection, these wines make up the heart of HALL Wines’ winemaking […]



Luxury Vacation Home Rentals in Napa Valley

By • Apr 13th, 2010 • Category: California Hot Spots, Editor En Route Feature

If you are beginning to plan your summer vacations, you may want to consider renting a luxury home, instead of doing the typical hotel rooms this year.  Beautiful Places is a unique vacation idea; the company leases out luxury homes for vacation purposed and has a massive collection of global properties to choose from. Besides […]



Riedel Crystal Introduces the Face to Face Decanter

By • Apr 2nd, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

I love Riedel Crystal. As far as I am concerned, it is THE wineglass company. I love my stemless Riedel glasses, though I’ll admit I did choose traditional Waterford for my traditional stemmed glasses. In any case, despite Riedel’s more modern approach, they have been masters of design for over 250 years. Riedel’s seminal designs […]



A Season of Wine Tastings at Montage Laguna Beach

By • Feb 11th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

One of our all time favorite places to be is the Montage Laguna Beach, and one of favorite things to do there is drink delicious wine. Below, we have listed the resort’s latest series of insider wine tastings and seminars in The Loft Bistro, offered on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. (except holidays). The […]



Wine Weekend in Napa

By • Dec 8th, 2008 • Category: Wine and Liquors

I arrived home from a beautiful two-day trip to Napa spouting off all the new things I had learned about wine and manners. Yes, that’s right, manners. Get your elbows off the table.   The trip to Meadowood resort, a stunning property surrounded by the vineyards of St. Helena, was for me to preview an […]