Tag: Napa Valley
Forbes Article: Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Luxury Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
In a year marred by plague and wild fires, a classic bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the ideal gift for any wine lover.
One Bottle Each Episode
I began my week chatting about wine with my friend, Gabe Sasso, on his show, “One Bottle Each”. We each selected a wine and arranged to have a bottle sent to each other. We then opened, tasted, and discussed the wines on air. The concept is fun, relaxed, conversational, and educational. Check it out and…
Forbes Article: Smashing Misconceptions About White Wine
Americans harbor many misconceptions about white wines – they don’t age, are easier to produce, and are interpreted as feminine, to name a few. What are your misconceptions of white wine? Smash them by reading my latest Forbes article.
Forbes Article: Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Best Napa Valley Cabernets For Oenophiles
Wine brings joy to holiday gift giving. This list of killer Napa cabs is sure to please everyone in you list. Check out my latest Forbes article and let me know what you think. Happy Holidays!
Forbes Article: Top 10 Reasons Attending Festival Napa Valley Should Be On Your Immediate List Of Things To Do
Napa’s premier summer festival, Festival Napa Valley, kicked off last week. If you weren’t able to attend opening weekend don’t worry. there is still time to join the fun. Whether you live in the area or are heading that way for vacation, my latest Forbes article offers 10 reasons why you should add Festival Napa…
Forbes Article: The Lucky Break That Launched A Wine Revolution
You know the old adage “turning lemons into lemonade,” reminding us to stay positive and look for the bright side of life. What if the the “lemons” were a stuck fermentation and the “lemonade” launched a pink wine revolution? This is what happened when winemaker Bob Trinchero “mistakenly” produced Sutter Home Wines first White Zinfandel.…
Forbes Article: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: The 10 Best Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons For Lovers
Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, got wine? In my latest for Forbes Life, I have compiled a list of killer Napa Cabs guaranteed to ignite an evening of passion with your Valentine. Check it out!
Forbes Article: Napa Valley Riesling: Then and Now
Did you know Riesling was once the second most planted grape in Napa Valley? Although times have changed, high quality dry Riesling can still be found in Napa Valley. “I planted Riesling in 1972, because I thought then, as I still believe today, that Riesling is one of the four most important wine grapes in…
Forbes Article – For Love Not Money: These Napa Valley Passion Projects Are Worth Your Attention
Some stories are more personal than others. For me, this article is close to my heart. Last spring, while in Napa Valley attending the Wine Writer’s Educational Tour, I was introduced to four wines – misfits of sort, because they are crafted of lesser known varieties, yet grown in hard core Cabernet regions. I am…