May 2014

A Story from a Grateful Winemaker: A 40-Year Journey

Guest blog by Winemaker Joe Cafaro of Cafaro Cellars

This will mark the twenty-first year for Cafaro Cellars, established 1986. It hardly seems possible to me. In 1996 my wife Libby and I had just acquired our own vineyard, and the oldest of our three children was just entering high school. It was a landmark year.

Del Dotto Vineyards features THE Napa Valley barrel tasting experience

Located in the beautiful Napa Valley, Del Dotto Vineyards is a family-owned winery which focuses on small production, premium wines. Dave Del Dotto has spent the last 20 years acquiring vineyards in some of the top American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) including Rutherford, Oakville, St.

Meet the Chef: Viktorija Todorovska

Viktorija Todorovska is passionate about food and wine and the way they combine to create exquisite life moments. She loves to roam the world and discover new dishes and wines, bringing them to her readers. Viktorija’s most recent book, a collaboration with François Millo, is Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living.

Experience Howell Mountain in Napa Valley

The Howell Mountain Appellation
 is one of California’s most sought after, ultra premium wine growing regions. Located in the mountains east of St. Helena, this Napa Valley appellation consists of 14,000 gross acres of mountain slope ranging in elevation from 1,600-2,300 feet above sea level (most of the acres are not plantable).