Noteworthy Dessert Wines: Iced and Sweet

Noteworthy Dessert Wines: Iced and Sweet

When grapes remain on the vine longer, the sugar content increases. In many instances, vineyard managers intentionally delay picking certain varieties to produce sweeter dessert-type wines. Here are three sweet wine categories that many enjoy: Ice Wine: What is It?...
Winter in the Vineyards: Dormancy

Winter in the Vineyards: Dormancy

Once the harvest has finished, Napa and Sonoma wineries focus their attention on turning those carefully nurtured grapes into world-class wines. However, there is still plenty going on in the vineyards. Once the grapes are gone, and the weather turns chilly, the vines...
Plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley?

Plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley?

With the Holiday Season now over, it is time to make plans for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day experience with the most important person in your life. Treating that person to an escape from the many pressures we face today can be the perfect gift. This year, February...
Visit a Farmers Market on your next trip to Napa Valley

Visit a Farmers Market on your next trip to Napa Valley

By a considerable margin, Napa Valley and the rest of California produce more fruits and vegetables than any other part of the country. Not surprisingly, visitors to Napa Valley will come across many farmers markets throughout the year to sample and purchase the...