This week's hot event is Friday's three Louis/Dressner tastings.
This tastes a bit like a rustic old-school Rioja.
The Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting is this week's hot ticket.
Tuesday is St. Patrick's Day ... maybe some Ch. McCarthy?
"Champagne" is usually a bad sign on a bottle of California sparkling wine, anyway.
Bécarre is the French word for the natural sign (♮) in musical notation.
Looks like SFoodies will find lots to choose from in Sonoma the weekend of March 20, between the Artisanal Cheese Festival that we wrote about in Petaluma, and Charlie Palmer's Fourth Annual Celebration of Pigs and Pinot, a series of dining and educational events hosted by Palmer at the Hotel Healds ... More >>
Pick of the week (if you can't afford the $150 Spruce dinner): Axel Stieglmar at CAV
Tre Bicchieri admission includes a copy of "Italian Wines 2009."
All proceeds from the 2/20 Victorian wine tasting and 2/24 dinner will go to the Australian Red Cross's bushfire relief efforts.
Bust out the bubbly, Saturday's Valentine's Day!
A dozen French winemakers reject technology in favor of traditional practices and local flavors.
Ahlgren Vineyard, known for its Semillon, is one of the best wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The origins of the increasingly popular Biodynamic wine are steeped in the occult and bad science.
Send it back: Bottle Shock is corked.
One good wine bar leads to another
Beyond bottled water, or beer, or soda
After scoring big with "Two Buck Chuck," renegade vintner Fred Franzia once again has Napa Valley's wine burghers in an uproar
Falling in love again with Rubicon, still at the top of its game after a decade
Jonathan Nossiter's wine documentary is subversive, funny, and humane
An intriguing wine list and excellent tapas are perfect after Sideways
Vintage Aircraft Co.
One definition of heaven: A week, a t-top Camaro, and the Pacific Coast Highway.
At Robert Mondavi's new $55 million foodie mecca, you'll find seminars on goat cheese and mustard; surrealist movies; a SPAM exhibit; wine tastings; figurines of pooping Catholics -- everything, in fact, but the answer to that question.
Sno-Drift, Hall of Fame and Cain Vineyard and Winery
Happy Birthday to Me, The Magic Number, Hello Dolly, Correction
They're young! They're rich! They'll drink anything!
How the PlumpJack Cafe became a fixture