California is the fourth-largest producer of wine in the world, coming in behind Italy, France, and Spain. Among the different ‘wine country’ regions in the state, Napa Valley and Amador County are some of the most prominent. Continue »
Many diners at not-so-great restaurants or outdoor activities have experienced red wine served too warm, almost hot. Whether the cause was due to proximity to the oven or exposure to the sun, those wines simply didn’t taste as expected nor offered any suggestion of refreshment. Continue »
When two or more talent-driven enterprises join forces, the whole often becomes greater than the sum of its parts. For food and wine enthusiasts (aren’t we all?), three California-based organizations, Foodom, PairAnything, and Scott Harvey Wines, are joining forces to offer the finest in-home gastronomic experiences available anywhere. Continue »
The release of a new wine varietal is an exciting event at any winery. From the initial harvest through the handcrafted winemaking process, label development, and more, the entire team is engaged in the rollout. Continue »
Perhaps you have wondered how certain wine labels and names were conceived. While label designs can be artistic and ornate or straightforward and simple, the wine names may represent an event, place, or even an animal. By contrast, some labels are quite simple, only combining the winery name and the varietal with minimal graphics. Continue »
Early spring can be a particularly delicate period for vines as they wake up from their winter dormancy. In the Sierra Foothills, it marks a time of anxious anticipation. Like magic, you’ll see entire vineyards transform from a dreary brown into a vibrant green as the grape-growing cycle begins. Continue »
Names of many wine grape varieties evolve from the French language, where they have been cultivated for centuries. While English speakers are likely to associate the word “Sauvignon” with the red wine varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc is actually a parent of that very popular wine. Continue »
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