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7/31/2012

Christopher Kostow is late. Just because he’s earned Meadowood three Michelin stars (as... More»

10/13/2014

  As corn and watermelons give way to pomegranites and squash, fall ushers in a whole new menu. We tapped some of our favorite wine experts for... More»

9/30/2014

  Paso Robles is often referred to as the wild west of wine regions—a place full of the unexpected. The area boasts great restaurants and... More»

9/15/2014

  Though losses from the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Napa on August 24 are expected to reach $2 billion, the quake’s impact on the... More»

9/15/2014

  In a region not lacking in wine industry hangouts, Cadet has managed to stand out since its early-July opening. To begin... More»

9/15/2014

  Though it’s hardly undiscovered, the scenic drive along Napa's eastern edge offers a respite from the snarls of Highway 29, along with... More»

9/15/2014

  Because most of the grapes were still on the vines when the earthquake hit, not much of this year’s harvest was spilled: Look for the... More»

9/15/2014

  Grape stomping has a certain visceral allure: Who hasn’t fantasized about re-creating that I Love Lucy episode with some ripe... More»

9/15/2014

  Though the earthquake shook the valley to its foundation, it didn’t change downtown Napa’s status as an emerging dining... More»

9/15/2014

  “The 2012 Matthiasson Napa Valley white wine is a unique blend of sauvignon blanc, sémillon, ribolla gialla, and... More»

La Copa Verde Padrecito
1/16/2014

La Copa Verde ($10) This grass-green cocktail packs cilantro, chipotle, and roasty mezcal into a beverage that’s complex and balanced... More»

4/18/2013

Vodka authority Markku Raittinen, the... More»