Region on the Rise

Lodi is known for being one of the most diverse growing regions in California, but until fairly recently, it never quite got the attention it deserved. Located between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the San Francisco Bay, it’s twice the size of Napa Valley and home to a number of forgotten grape varietals from all over the world.

The Queen of Cal-Ital

Throughout the world Italians are known as a fierce people with a passion for living life to its fullest, especially when it comes to food, wine, and family.

Home Sweet Home

When it comes to cozy comfort, I think we can all agree, there’s no place like home. Who doesn’t like curling up on the couch with a good book and a bottle of your favorite wine? Well, what if I told you that you still get that warm, fuzzy feeling while out with friends at a local wine bar? I’m happy to tell you that you’re in luck. Such a place exists, and it’s called The Panel.

Virtual Delectability

Have you ever gone to an industry wine tasting event in your pajamas? Or have a winemaker come to your house to have you taste through their creations? Well, that’s exactly what happened when I attended a Virtual Wine Tasting by I was somewhat confused when I was invited to this event, as I…


Once a year, Napa Valley’s Laird Family throws a massive party for their wine club members: Lairdapalooza! And this year they really pulled out all the stops. From the wines to the food, from the music to the decoration, the event was nothing short of memorable.  The moment you walk into their beautiful and spacious…