The concept is wine right out of the barrel.
We were almost tempted to do this ourselves, but Yumsugar and 7x7 did it for us and talked to two local sommeliers Eugenio Jardim at Jardinière and Paul Einbund at Slanted Door (formerly at Frances) about what we...
"Having lived in the Napa Valley most of my adult life, I can tell you that every winery thinks their vines have mystical powers." An anonymous commenter regarding talk of a new TV series in development at NBC, set...
Bodega de Cantina will happen every Tuesday and Wednesday in Cantina's basement.
The third is a battle between Napa and Sonoma.
It doesn't get much tougher than this past summer, as far as weird weather for grapes is concerned, and some wineries suffered big time.
The 'Chron' critic discusses a new crop of subtler, more refined California wines.
Koshu, a grape known for producing cheap, sugar-sweetened wine, could be the next new thing.
"Without properly maintained sulfur levels in wine we get louses that make the wine taste bad and bad is not good." Slanted Door wine director Paul Einbund (formerly of Frances) discussing one of a number of reasons why...
Thomas Keller's always been forward-thinking, but c'mon now.
Anyone looking for a little wine geek humor should look no further than @ShitMySommSays, in which an anonymous twitterer posts things their sommelier says, like, "14% Alcohol....86% Crap" and "Pssst... I do like California Wines, I just don't want all...
A proposed law could drastically change the ways local wine sellers ship out of state.
Zinfandels are being made in a more refined, lower-alcohol style these days, and Eric Asimov is pleased.
The great lady discusses her favorite vineyard in the world.
A little bit of oenophile trivia to kick off your weekend: Crushpad, the make-your-own wine facility started in San Francisco six years ago and recently moved to Napa, now makes a whopping one percent of all the wine made in...
The sommelier submits to the SF Diet.
The 2010 vintage may not be so bad after all.
The Secret Wine shop is opening in mid-October at 7th and Howard.