Food and Wine Events

Taste Livermore Valley Wine Country’s Terroir

Livermore Valley Wine Country’s “Taste Our Terroir” to feature food and wine pairing competition, winemakers’ dinner, and more July 14-17, 2022.

Father’s Day: Sweet Treats for Dad

If you’re stumped about what to get your sweet-toothed dad for Father’s Day, we’ve got a few suggestions. Cookies, cupcakes, and ice cream cover this particular sugar spectrum. A gift from any…

Calistoga Wine and Culinary Experience

Sipping and mingling on a sunny Calistoga afternoon Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley and the Calistoga Wine Growers Association were the perfect pairing for the Calistoga Wine and Culinary Experience on Saturday,…

Toast Earth Day With These Eco-Friendly Wines

What if being environmentally conscientious was as easy as choosing the right bottle of wine or champagne? Earth Day falls on April 22, but vinous producers Sonoma-Cutrer, Banfi, Avaline, Benziger, and Champagne…

Events Calendar: May / June 2022

Listen to the sounds of spring: outdoor music festivals plus baseball, ballet, opera, Broadway shows, and more. At the San Francisco Ballet, the 2022 season marks the farewell of Artistic Director and…

Second Annual Chardonnay Classic in Napa Valley, May 20-22, 2022

Celebratory Weekend to Feature Master Sommeliers, Iconic Wines, Winemakers and Curated Food & Beverage Experiences Benefitting SommFoundation The Meritage Resort & Spa and Vista Collina Resort, along with the Patron Foundation, will host the…

25 Years of SIFF: Sonoma International Film Festival Is Better Than Ever

Silver anniversary & the silver screen Live and in-person is back…and there’s no better way to appreciate great cinema.  Affectionately known as SIFF, Sonoma International Film Festival marks its Silver Anniversary with…

Trisha Yearwood Headlines Festival Napa Valley’s Arts for All Gala

Festival Napa Valley, recognized for helping to transform California Wine Country into a cultural destination, is pleased to announce that singer, author, actress, and television host Trisha Yearwood will headline the 2022…

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Diving In: Ula Mediterranean Dining & Cocktails

Photos By Jeffry Raposas Union Square took a swim toward fabulous on December 8, with the grand opening of the undersea-inspired Ula Mediterranean Dining & Cocktails at 450 Post Street in San Francisco.…

Sun, Chefs, Golf, and Giving

10th Annual Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf in Riviera Nayarit showcases the best on food and fundraising At the 10th Annual Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf, guests were in for a great…

Aubrey About Town

A Holiday Together: The Thanksgiving Table The holidays are upon us. And after spending our last holiday season cooped up in our homes without the company of our families and friends due…

At Mira Winery, Everyday Miracles Are a Foundation

The name says it all: Mira. Its inspiration is the Latin root of “miracle,” and this family owned, 16‑acre, under-the-radar estate in the heart of the Napa Valley is filled with small…

The Annual Lexus Culinary Classic: Experience Amazing

Gourmands, wine aficionados, and auto enthusiasts know that the annual Lexus Culinary Classic, held at Sausalito’s Cavallo Point, is never to be missed. The three-day celebration – at which guests are immersed…

Over The Top Wine Tasting Experiences

Close your eyes, point to any one of the more than 800 wineries on the Napa Valley and Sonoma County winery maps, and there is little doubt that your blind selection yields…

Events Calendar: July / August 2021

Outdoor concerts and all that jazz! A sure sign that summer is mostly happening this year; Stern Grove Festival is back, baseball is in full swing, and BottleRock Napa Valley (Sept. 3-5)…

Take Flight with Napa Valley’s Aileron Estates

Aileron Estates wines are alone worthy of a wine country visit. Add a pre-tasting, scenic, bi-plane ride over Sonoma, and Aileron becomes a wine tasting must-do. Unlike any other wine adventure within…
Oyster Bay Dining Tasmania

Dining thigh deep in exotic Tasmania

Wading up to my thighs in Tasmania’s Great Oyster Bay, I approached a dining table as it was assembled and set with white linens. Our small group was prepared for a dining experience designed to be enjoyed standing up.   The dress code: Fly ’n Dry…

Champagne poured for two

Luxe Fondue for V-Day Delivery? Yes Please, Proper!

If you are ready to fall in love again with Valentine’s Day, San Francisco Proper Hotel (1100 Market Street) is offering a delightful Lover’s Cheese Fondue experience for two, with keepsake fondue…