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11/15/2017

  Five weeks after the North Bay fires, millions have been raised for recovery efforts. Last week alone,... More»

11/10/2017

  Who among us hasn’t been condescended to by a fancy wine shop clerk or the mansplaining connoisseur who seems to show... More»

10/2/2017

  These days, most wineries are dog friendly. Heck, it’s probably even safe to assume they’ll have souvenirs for your dog, events... More»

9/12/2017

  Stomp grapes with your mate or hit the farm with the fam; it’s the best time of year to party in wine country. Here are six of the best... More»

8/30/2017

With temperatures spiking to 100 and above in the wine country, even the shade is unbearable, and the most avid of red wine drinkers are begrudgingly... More»

8/2/2017

One day in the Napa is all you really need to get a good buzz, a quick tour of the highlights, and a few bottles for the house. But with all the summer... More»

7/5/2017

Surveying her bar, made up of an eclectic selection of fortified wines and aperitifs, Nora Furst sighs. “I’m like a chef who... More»

6/30/2017

Even though the Fourth of July means day drinking, day drinking doesn’t have to mean breaking out the kegerator. Wine and grilling go together like,... More»

4/10/2017

Now that it’s spring, beef stew and potatoes have made way for fried fish tacos and asparagus. Some hearty pairings, like bold red wine and lamb, are... More»

4/7/2017

  Uncertain times like these often lead to a decline in profligacy and a search for value. But San Francisco has an odd... More»

3/1/2017

  Straddling Sonoma and Napa Valleys, Carneros is less than 60 miles by Zipcar from San Francisco, but its country vibe feels a world away.... More»