Tag Archives: Napa Valley

Napa Winery Using Covid Lessons On How Technology Can Take Wine Hospitality To Next Level

As beautiful outdoor weddings, charity events and meaningful anniversaries are coming back in droves to Napa Valley, it makes one forget that a pandemic ever existed. Chris Kajani, winemaker and general manager of Bouchaine Vineyards & Winery, noted that everything is … Continue reading

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New Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Could Be The Next Iconic Wine Of Rutherford

Those wine drinkers who have enjoyed a wide range of fine wines worldwide may have only used the word “ethereal” when it has come to some of the most outstanding red Grand Cru of Burgundy such as Bonnes Mares or … Continue reading

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Napa Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Made From A Multi-Vintage Blend

A wine grape grower comes up with an innovative way to make an affordable Napa Cab while also showing another way that avoids destroying forests just to plant new vineyards. Continue reading

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A Napa Valley Wine Homage To Ancient Persia By An Immigrant From Iran

As the sun began to rise and shine its rays of warmth on the hot southern coast of Iran, a Range Rover started to drive towards the cooler areas of the country before the heat started to accumulate. In the … Continue reading

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Choosing A Life Based On California Pinot Noir Wine Over The Biotech World

The golden sunrise revealed thick fog that slowly rolled over Mount Tamalpais as Chris Kajani stood on her winery’s terrace watching this “miraculous” sight. The wine estate she runs, Bouchaine, is tucked away off the beaten path of Napa Valley … Continue reading

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The Extremes of Wine

Around 11pm on October 8th, 2017, Pierre Birebent was abruptly woken up from a deep sleep by his daughter saying that his phone had been ringing several times… in his half-dazed state, Pierre looked at his phone and saw messages … Continue reading

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Telling Our Vintage Story

The most beautiful women I have known during my 43 years on Earth have all had one thing in common: at any given time, they showed their vintage. Race, background, nationality, social and economic standing, education, sense of style were … Continue reading

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A Life of Intention

“It is a visit of intention” said Nicole Carter, Director of Winemaking at Hess Family Wine Estates. She was talking about their mother ship winery founded by the living legend Donald Hess that was perched on Mount Veeder in Napa Valley – … Continue reading

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French Tradition & US Entrepreneurial Spirit Produce Holistic Wines

A lie that so many of us tell ourselves is that we are all alone, that our actions have little effect on the rest of the world, and the rest of the world has little effect on us. We take … Continue reading

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Sustainability: Meeting the Needs of the People

Faint memories of small police tanks, officers in riot gear and helicopters in the sky circling my neighborhood constantly just seem like a gritty dream that was inspired by an urban apocalyptic movie… but it was real. My first few … Continue reading

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