In October of 2017, Napa and Sonoma were ravaged by wildfires that destroyed nearly 8,500 homes as well as several wineries and other businesses. Lives were lost and many communities thrown into upheaval. The first week of the fires, I posted the article below about what it felt like to be living in the middle … Continue reading #NapaStrong. (Still) proud of my community.
Month: October 2018
Back in mid-2016 we connected via Twitter with The Vinum, an Italian winery located in the small town of Ortona in the Abruzzo wine region. As it turns out, my husband was planning a surprise Europe trip for the two of us and he arranged for us (to my total surprise) to meet the husband … Continue reading Stunning Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you might be wondering what wines to pair with dinner. All of the wines featured in our series are for sale in our web wine store: Topochines Vino Wine Store. Okay, let's talk about pairing sparkling wines with some of the traditional foods that are served on turkey day. We … Continue reading Wine ideas for Thanksgiving – Sparkling