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Try one of our truly unique recipes or read the latest on food and wine pairings, new vineyards to visit and restaurants to try when traveling.

Sparkling Wine Feature
Food and Wine

Here’s to Choosing the Best Champagne Style For You

The pop of opening a bottle of Champagne can gather the attention of an entire room. Sparkling wine is used in celebrations around the world. When it ... Read More
pear pie
Food and Wine

Pear Pie with Blue Cheese Walnut Crust

Pears are one of the quintessential fall fruits. This recipe for Pear Pie with Blue Cheese and Walnut Crust is practically autumn in edible form. The ... Read More
Melon soup
Food and Wine

Butternut Squash Bisque Recipe

I just love this Butternut Squash Bisque recipe... and whenever fall arrives, it is time for this wonderful smooth and rich soup.  If you want to ski... Read More
Charles Krug
Food and Wine

Alternative Wine Experiences in Napa Valley

Several celebrated Napa Valley multi-generation-run wineries with deep Napa Valley roots and history have introduced fresh, alternative experiences be... Read More
Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies
Food and Wine

Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies Recipe

There is almost nothing more enjoyable than rich, chocolate cream cheese brownies. Give this recipe a try and see if you can resist eating more than o... Read More
Napa Valley Wine
Food and Wine

Hidden Napa Valley Winery Steals the Show

VGS Chateau Potelle owner Jean-Noel Fourmeaux, winemaker Kale Anderson and Vice President Matthew Regan invited a group of journalists for the first t... Read More
sea scallops
Food and Wine

Sea Scallops: A Perfect Light Summer Meal

With the temperatures topping 100 degrees, the question is what to prepare for a dinner with company?The first answer is nothing where the oven mu... Read More
Watermelon Salad
Food and Wine

Watermelon Salad: The Perfect Summer Recipe

By this time of year, the tomatoes are perfect and so are the melons. So, what could be better then to combine them and make a watermelon salad?!T... Read More
Basque country
Food and Wine

Rioja Alavesa Wine Region: Spain’s Basque Country Destinations

[caption id="attachment_37440" align="alignright" width="300"] The Guggenheim Museum[/caption]In 1991, Spain’s Basque Country’s government sugge... Read More
Gazpacho recipe
Food and Wine

Summer Goodness: Gazpacho Recipe with Chevre Cream

There are many versions of gazpacho, some made with moistened bread and ground almonds, some that are chunky, some that are puréed, and some that don... Read More
Lodi wineries
Food and Wine

Exotic Summer Wines from All-American Lodi Wineries

Lodi, two hours inland from San Francisco and a galaxy away from Napa Valley, is known for big, fruity Zinfandels. In fact, Lodi wineries produce some... Read More
Stuffed Zucchini Feature
Food and Wine

Stuffed Zucchini and Peppers

Summer is my favorite season! I love the warm weather and the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables at the local grocery stores and farmer’s markets... Read More