Your Favorite Food and Wine Festivals will be Back! It’s Time to Start Planning now for 2021!
The offerings of food and wine festivals and auctions around the state, around the country, and around the world are plentiful. You will find everything from small intimate gatherings to the grandest of galas in all sorts of themes and flavors set in delicious destinations.
Weddings in the Napa Valley. Over 90-percent of the wedding ceremonies performed in the Napa Valley are brides and grooms from all over the world. No wonder it is such big business. Weddings in the Napa Valley range from small elopement style weddings to large celebrity style galas; from a La Carte to all-inclusive; from the small pocket-book to money is no object. Big or intimate, your perfect dream wedding awaits in world-class Napa Valley.
When summer is on the way out with the colors of fall burgeoning upon the valley and the aromas of harvest are perfuming the air, what better time for a celebration of wine, harvest, and merriment. One of the queens of the crop orchestrated by winemaker and co-owner Pam Starr is Crocker Starr’s Annual Carnivus Maximus soiree held every year on the Sunday before Labor Day at the winery’s St. Helena location.
Summer wine and food events are abundant around the Napa Valley during the summer months. One of the more unique and refreshing events which took place at the CIA at Copia this summer was The Great Rosé Pairing held this summer at CIA at Copia. Rosé and other pink wines have accelerated in popularity over the past several years with many wineries adding a Rosé style to their wine portfolios. Pink Wines from all over the US and the globe were represented at this lively, colorful event.
Ravioli Recipe “Sunny side up” with Farm Egg and Truffle Butter Ravioli “Sunny side up” with Farm Egg and Truffle Butter Serves 4 4 fresh farm eggs (plus one egg for egg wash) 1 sheet...
I recently sat down with Chef Ken Frank of La Toque to get his personal history and recommendations for truffles. Being a celebrated Michelin star chef renowned for his knowledge of truffles, he had a lot to share. I started at the beginning…