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Headed to Napa? Check Out Auberge du Soleil

I love the evolution of life. I’ve gotten to a point in mine where I try not to take anything for granted. Every day is a gift which makes the celebration of a special occasion all the more meaningful.

Taste THESE Wines with NYT Eric Asimov, Cheers!

Most intrepid wine enthusiasts have at least one wine hero. Eric Asimov, the wine critic for the New York Times, is one of mine. In this meet up, we discussed getting out of our comfort zones when it comes to drinking wine…

The ‘Hottest’ Wine Trail in Texas is Off Hwy 290!

Texas is now America’s No. 5 wine-producing state! If you haven’t heard the buzz on the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 as of late, it’s time to hit the trail. Some of the best wine in Texas is being produced right in our own backyard…

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Choosing the Right Cheese for Wine in Napa

Wine and cheese pairing truly can be an art, but it’s also something easily done in the comfort of home. Sunshine Foods in beautiful St. Helena in Napa does a TON of cheese pairings for local wineries…

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Italy!

Pack on the pasta this week and prepare to hibernate! Our eye-catching Italian eats are ALL equipped for that one formal family meal of the holidays, so get to cookin’! Choose from exceptional entrées like…

Castello di Velona is a Castle in the Sky

As mentioned in the previous post, my husband and I took a last minute summer vacation to Italy, Tuscany and the Amalfi coast. Our first few days were spent at a spectacular hotel and spa…

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Heart Healthy Steaks Now at this Napa Grocer!

Goodtaste stopped in at a very special family-owned grocery store in St. Helena, Sunshine Foods, to sample the diverse menu of premium quality meats, to include HeartBrand Akaushi…

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Blending for Beginners at the Franciscan Winery!

If you’ve ever wondered what goes into making a wine, the Franciscan Estate & Mount Veder Winery insist that you partake in one of their blending exercises…a process that true wine makers live for!

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Pinot is Prime at Kutch Wines

Ever wonder what it would be like to throw caution to the wind and follow your dreams? Imagine deciding to leave a great paying job and starting over! A couple I know did just that.

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