Jan 28

Save Water, Drink Wine!

As many of you know, the state of California is experiencing a severe drought, and by severe, I mean the worst on record in 100 years. The Governor has declared a state of emergency and kindly requested that we Californians voluntarily cut our water use by 20%. We all know water is precious, but in a …

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Dec 10

Oakland’s Urban Wine Scene: Part 2

  Stock up on some champagne now. Welcome back to Part 2 of our journey through Oakland’s burgeoning urban wine scene! In case you missed the first part, check it out here. Otherwise, read on as we follow our SoCal correspondent, Adrienne Davis, through the warehouses, freight trains and urban sprawl into the wineries of Oakland, California! …

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Dec 01

Oakland’s Urban Wine Scene: Part 1

  Fine French wine for every occasion.   This month we are privileged to introduce guest correspondent and fellow Vino Vagabond, Adrienne Davis. Adrienne hails from sunny SoCal and recently came up North to visit us in Napa, and afterwards, explore the wine scene of…wait for it…OAKLAND!  Yes, you heard right, there happens to be quite a happening wine scene in Oakland, California, and in …

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Nov 01

Visit to Opus One: Opulence in Oakville

Check out these fine kosher wines.   Now that we have been back in Napa for some time, we made a list of must-see wineries and Opus One was the first on our list to visit.  Anyone who has visited the Valley and driven North on Hwy 29 through Oakville has seen gobs of visitors taking pictures of …

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