The Ultimate Crocker Starr Harvest Party “Carnivus Maximus”

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. Read More
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Willamette Valley – The Majestic Oregon Wine Trail

The Willamette Valley has over two-thirds of Oregon’s Vineyards and is now home to over 700 wineries and vineyards, with many vintners who found their way there from the Napa Valley. The region known initially for their outstanding Pinot Noir production has brought in many notable varietals to great success. Read More

VGS Chateau Potelle

The Chateau Potelle Food and Wine Experience takes you on a relaxed personalized sensory and flavor excursion with a selection of food and wine pairings at the Tasting House and Gardens at their Saint Helena location just off Hwy 29. Read More

Heidi Barrett – The Diva of Cult Wine

Heidi Barrett is virtually a household name in the Napa Valley wine industry and a mega-respected icon in the select field of esteemed women winemakers. She was destined to become an artistic winemaker growing up in the vineyards of her renowned winemaker father, esteemed wine pioneer, Dick Peterson and her artist mother, Diane. She worked side by side with her father in a variety of vineyards from pruning to lab tech to cellar rat and everything in between while growing up in the Napa Valley. Read More

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