Quietly making wine on their own terms, Rachel Stellareese and Geoffrey Davies are producing under-the-radar gems in Napa Valley.
Winemaker Tom Rinaldi is on his 48th vintage in the Napa Valley and he's keeping busy with a new wine project.
What's the connection between Russia' agression in Ukraine and the world of wine? For one thing, Russian President Vladimir Putin is no stranger to wine.
Every decade or so there are Napa Valley vintners who capture the zeitgeist of the times, and if Josh Phelps continues his current trajectory, he might just become a benchmark for the 2020s.
Hidden in the mountains east of Rutherford, the remote Green & Red Vineyard winery produces wines worth seeking out.
For two Napa Valley vintners — Mario Roam Sculatti and his business partner, Trevor Mallett — NFTs represent a vast and untapped potential for engagement with a wine-curious community.
Looking for a bottle of wine in Napa Valley? Tim Carl has provided a guide.
It is certain that the Napa Valley wine industry will continue to produce exceptional wine for the foreseeable future. Nevertheless, 2023 will likely go down as one of the most difficult in recent memory.
Stephen Singer does not make normal wines, but like the weird kid in high school who goes on to become an influential indie-movie director, the wines he does make have the potential to shake things up.
WineaPAWlooza 2022, the annual fundraiser for Jameson Humane, drew hundreds last week to the popular event.
The Napa Valley is replete with wineries that serve exquisite wines made with expensive French oak barrels served alongside bites of Italian charcuterie in fancy tasting rooms designed by New York designers. And then there is Lola Wines in Calistoga .
The 51 producers included were assessed on wine quality, availability to the British market and the wineries’ “impact.”
Terra Jane Albee's Ownroot Wine Collective is dedicated to getting the word out about the smallest, often unknown, wine producers.
In response to Russia’s invasion and war against Ukraine, some Napa Valley businesses are looking for ways to support the beleaguered nation, including Patland Estate Vineyards.
Citing “shenanigans” Lisa Perrotti-Brown, former editor-in-chief at The Wine Advocate has launched a new publication, The Wine Independent, with her business partner, Johan Berglund. Her claims bring into question the trustworthiness and usefulness of wine-score-based publications.
The past few years have been beyond difficult for Napa Valley restaurants. Fires and the pandemic have combined to exacerbate an already tight labor market and forced many businesses to remain closed for long periods of time.
What's ahead for wine in 2022?
Corison's old grapevines produce only a sparse number of grapes each year, but the wines they produce are some of the most sought-after in the Napa Valley.
Technology, public tastes are pushing us in a healthy new direction
Tim Carl, a long-time observer of the Napa Valley food and wine scene, asks: Has the valley lost is culinary relevance — or, in a post-COVID-19 world, is cultural relevance even relevant?
Tim Carl delves into the pros and cons of Pacaso, which uses a “fractional home ownership” model to purchase private houses and convert them into limited liability corporations — and which has stirred up controversy with its plans for Napa Valley.
Michael Roche is an Napa Valley artist, as well as an architect, brand guru, father of three, coach to many and a selfless volunteer. His work is at CAMi Art and Wine Gallery in Calistoga through October.
When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its August report to the United Nations U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called it a “code red for humanity,” urging world governments to take immediate and decisive action.
It is a busy year for Len Ramirez whose ability to find, capture and humanely transfer rattlesnakes snakes to wilderness locations has garnered him the loyalty and respect of those who want to protect pets and people but who also understand that snakes play a vital role in maintaining health…
Napa Valley photojournalist Tim Carl drinks wine and has made wine but he doesn't buy the arguments that wine is healthy.