Best Rosé Wines to Drink this Season

While rosé doesn’t have an off season in my book, it sure is exciting to see this year’s new releases. I love this time of year when we exchange our rain boots for sandals and enjoy life outdoors again. No wine is more perfect for al fresco sipping than a chilled glass of rosé. I’ve…

Off the Beaten Path: Mendocino Wine Country

About 120 miles north of San Francisco, dispersed between the towering Redwoods and rugged Pacific coastline, are scores of vineyards belonging to Mendocino Wine Country. This region may be lesser-known than it’s southern grape growing neighbors, but the wines Mendocino puts forth can certainly rival Napa and Sonoma. Vineyards span across several narrow valleys, including…

Why Fall is the Best Time to Visit Napa Valley

Just when you think Napa Valley can’t get any better, she starts to shed her leaves and metamorphose into a brilliant Autumnal paradise. As a girl who grew up being spoiled by Fall in New England, you bet I can appreciate that time of year when the leaves get crunchy and the air becomes crisp….

Napa Valley By Air

I might have cried when my boyfriend surprised me with a hot air balloon ride over Napa Valley for our anniversary this year. Despite my fear of heights, taking flight aboard a wicker basket and colorful balloon has always been a bucket list item of mine. Our car headlights were alone on the road as…

Napa Girl’s Weekend

My wine travels around the world are off to a strong start. I have recently returned from the world-renowned Napa Valley of Northern California. Known for its dazzling cabernet sauvignons, French-like chateaus, and historic beginnings, Napa has become a truly special place. Just 50 miles north of San Francisco, lies this wonderfully diverse region flanked…