You know your Bay Area wines: Cabernet from Napa, Pinot Noir from Sonoma and, now, Malbec from Mendoza.
Grab Tickets to Raymond Vineyards' First-Ever Live in the Vineyard Concert, Open to the Public: April 12 @ 8:30pm
Live in the Vineyard, the most coveted concert experience in the wine country, each year brings the best emerging talent from across the country to the Napa Valley for intimate performances where concert goers mingle with the artists while imbibing on Napa’s incredible wines. But this year, this unforgettable experience is open to the public for the first time ever! Get on the bandwagon and purchase tickets to the show at the gorgeous Raymond Vineyards, which has recently become Napa’s most talked-about destination.
Napa Valley has been getting pretty beat up by young beverage professionals in San Francisco. Many feel that over-priced, high scoring wines made by former financiers aren’t that cool anymore. “Napa Valley just isn’t a very interesting place,” shrugged one beverage professional I spoke to recently.
One of the most promising winegrowing regions in Napa Valley is also one of the least visited. Just minutes outside of downtown Napa, the Coombsville sub-appellation is certainly off the beaten path, but not because of its remoteness. Until recently it wasn’t even on the map.
Live in the Vineyards and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation Kick Off a Special Charity Event Featuring Eric Hutchinson
Every year, Live in the Vineyard brings one of the best parties to Napa. It's an intimate weekend that combines, tastemakers from around the country, exquisite music, wine and food. This year, we're excited to help announce that they're kicking things off with a special charity night benefiting the 15th Anniversary of the VH1 Save the Music Foundation at Raymond Vineyards in St. Helena.
Welcome to step 2 in our 3-step field guide on how to get a job in the wine industry. As many of you know, the wine industry is a very tough nut to crack, and there is no one right way to do it. But we’ve done our research, asked the experts, and created a plan to get you on the inside track in the vino racket. If you haven’t read Part 1, Get Out There, give that a read before moving on.
The romance and excitement that swirl around wine and wine culture can make it frustratingly difficult to break into the industry. However, there are plenty of opportunities out there for those who truly love wine and food and are willing to do what it takes to break down the barriers. This is the first installment in a 3-step field guide, complete with advice from the industry leaders doing the hiring, that will help land you a job in this coveted trade.
Some say Valentines Day is a Hallmark Holiday, but it's a good excuse to be romantic and treat yourself and your loved one to something sexy (or at least gluttonous). With that in mind, we’ve planned a perfect day for you in Napa and found the best that the surrounding wine countries have to offer. So, this year, skip the teddy bear and flowers and head up to the wine country with your sweet, or commiserate in style with your pals.
Our first installation of Wine Myth Busters shed some light on a few misconceptions about our favorite fermented friend. But, that was just the tip of the iceberg, so we're bringing you more debunked myths straight from the industry experts and insiders.
Myth: Wine always gets better with age
Expert: John Anthony Truchard, John Anthony Vineyards