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Bell Winery

“Wine is grown in the vineyard…we are merely stewards of nature while the wine is in our cellar.”  Anthony Bell .   I had driven by this sign on Washington Street in Yountville many, many times, but had never taken the opportunity to visit Bell Winery.  Huge mistake!  When I was invited by Maggie Bernat, their …

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Bennett Lane Winery

At the northernmost point in the Napa Valley, nestled just between the Vaca and the Mayacamas mountain ranges, sits Bennett Lane Winery.  It was a mere 9 years ago that owners Randy & Lisa Lynch purchased the land and built their winery, and what a meteoric rise they have had!  An astonishing 34 90+ point …

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Mike Grgich…A Legend turns 90

I recently had the great honor of being invited to have lunch with Mike Grgich.  This year he turned 90, and the one year long celebration of his birth and accomplishments is in full swing. From humble beginnings in Croatia, he came to America in 1954 with a dream…to make the finest wine in the …

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Napa Limousine – The Ultimate VIP Experience

Visit the Legendary Napa and Sonoma Valleys in the elegant style and luxury of a private Napa limousine.  Let your chauffeur guide you through wine country, as you relax and drink in the view.  You will enjoy world class, award winning wines as you are driven through some of the most breathtaking countryside in California.  …

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ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY…

June 18, 2013, would have marked Robert Mondavi’s 100th birthday.  In honor of his contributions to the wine industry in the Napa Valley and beyond, Robert Mondavi’s 44th Annual Summer Concert Series kicks off tomorrow night with a performance by 4 time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year recipient, Martina McBride.  An extravagant fireworks show …

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Rutherford Hill…

“Drink in the view!”  This year, Rutherford Hill, a Terlato family property, celebrates 40 years in the Napa Valley.  The grape growers who founded the winery recognized that the climate and soil were similar to that of Pomerol, the small Merlot growing region of Bordeaux.  Today, Rutherford Hill and Merlot are practically synonymous. The mile …

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