December 1, 2017 Beringer Vineyards is a charming Victorian estate of sparkling fountains and tree draped pathways that meander through cottage gardens and a miniature geometric hedge maze. The winery has weathered crisis years such as Prohibition, when they managed to sell sacramental wine, and has been in continuous operation since 1876.
November 25, 2017 No matter what your opinion is of the wine, food pairings at Kendall-Jackson are well worth experiencing. From a team of meticulous chefs, choose from a variety of appetizer, cheese, and chocolate flights, or wait until summer for the Farm-to-Table Dinner Series. Sit outside in the garden to bask in warm afternoon light surrounded by rows of fresh produce, views of the demonstration vine gazebo, and sensory plantings by varietal aroma.
November 23, 2017 Australian transplant Chris Loxton grew up around vineyards; his family has been growing grapes for generations in South Australia. Initially his career was in Physics, until the siren call of winemaking redirected his focus. Rather than going for award-winning wines that have a powerful impact on the senses from the first sip, his table oriented creations are meant to be enjoyed with dinner, while drinking several glasses.