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.
"They call it Death Valley for a reason," writes photojournalist Tim Carl, who, with his son set out to explore this desert landscape on one day in June.
Growing up in Napa Valley, Kirk Venge dreamed of owning his own winery, and today with the help of an angel — his mother — and mentor Hugh Davies, he now makes some of the valley's most delicious wines.
Mark Herold’s first wine, Merus, made in his garage was an overnight success in the late 1990s. Although the world of wine has changed dramatically since Merus launched, one thing hasn’t changed: Herold’s wines are big, plush and consistently delicious.
With the pandemic, fires, floods, an untenable economic environment for workers and an unwillingness to acknowledge the harrowing times, the Napa Valley wine industry is increasingly coming face to face with the challenge to survive.
The fallout continues from a New York Times story reporting sexual harassment at the prestigious Court of Master Sommeliers.
The questions without answers about the problem of smoke taint in grapes are increasing as wildfires grow in magnitude in wine country.
The notorious rebobs of Partrick Road in Napa move north to terrify two young explorers.
The wine industry is facing a turning point. With consumer behaviors changing, slowing demand, shifting demographics and a growing chorus of voices extolling the harmful health impacts of alcohol consumption, wine-growers and producers are feeling anxious about the future.
The epically challenged 2017 vintage that had early rains, heat spikes and devastating fires was on display at the recent Premiere Napa Valley auction.