When I heard that Francis Ford Coppola conceived his “wine wonderland” from a sketch he made on the back of a cocktail napkin, it didn’t surprise me. Read More
From the opening concert and dinner at the Darioush Winery last weekend to the sold-out closing night July 24 at Cardinale Winery, the sixth annual Festival del Sole offers a dizzying variety of Napa Valley’s most spectacular scenery and world-famous wines.
Richard Walker, the Marin attorney who is the co-founder and head of the festival, waxes poetic about the event. Read More
‘We’re not interested in people buying Diamond Creek as a status symbol,” said Phil Ross, who along with his mother and brother runs this legendary property. “That sort of thought is not even on the radar for us. It’s about expressing the vineyards.” Read More
Chardonnay is the most widely planted wine grape in the Golden State. According to the Wine Institute, it accounted for 46 percent of all table wines made in 2007. It is grown in nearly every region from Temecula to Potter Valley. Read More