Month: June 2016

A Pair of Aces for Father’s Day.

Yesterday was Father's Day.  I am a father.  Therefore, it was my day.  In fact, I considered that the whole weekend was for fathers - and therefore, for me.  It was glorious in Napa - blue skies, warm weather, nice breezes - so I asked my lovely wife to set up some leisurely winery visits.  I'm … Continue reading A Pair of Aces for Father’s Day.

Vino y vista – wine worthy of the view

Some wineries you visit for the quality of the wine. Others (you know which ones we're talking about!) you visit despite the wine, because of the view, or the beautiful grounds, or the caves, or even the cable car.  With a handful of wineries, you visit for both the wine and the experience.  Artesa Winery … Continue reading Vino y vista – wine worthy of the view

Dining at Torc. Again.

One of the best restaurants in Napa, hands down, is Torc, located on Main Street just north of 1st Street.  Torc is a perfect place for locals (like us) but also a uniquely Napa experience that caters perfectly to out-of-town visitors as well.  We made a reservation to eat at Torc Friday night, but it was not our first time.  … Continue reading Dining at Torc. Again.