the overall scope of the work encompasses a 2,120-square-foot annex, 9,000 square feet of landscape design and a rebuilt wine cellar capable of housing 16,000 selections. Further portions of the revamp, such as the entrance, will not be finished or unveiled until the spring, according to the French Laundry team. But Saturday, Feb. 18, will be the restaurant's first dinner service, with a $310 tasting menu, since the kitchen was completed
The governor of Virginia, Terence Richard McAuliffe, came to San Francisco this month to celebrate and pour the four Virginia wines that won medals in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. He stressed the state's historical ties and said that partially as a result the winery business was booming
CellarPass, the leading online booking and guest management platform for the fine beverage industry announces their first-ever national roadshow, hosting tourism seminars designed for winery and tasting room owners in California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, New York and Virginia.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer forcefully denied the Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border. 'That is 100 per cent not true. It is false. It is irresponsible to be saying this,'
"The farms and vineyards and those green, valley hills that Jack London wrote about are still very much there ... but as an area evolves, grows and changes, let's be very careful not to forget who we are and what brought us here. We are farmers who make wine."
In the aftermath of the 1963 Baldwin Hills Dam catastrophe, the state strengthened inspection regulations, helping establish California as a modern leader in dam safety. ... That reputation was called into question last week
About 13 years ago, The Alchemist brewery in Waterbury, Vt., released a new IPA called Heady Topper. The brewer, John Kimmich, had decided to neither filter nor pasteurize the beer - both common methods of extending a commercial beer's shelf life. The result was an IPA thicker with the microscopic compounds and particulates that add flavor and aroma. Customers noticed and praised the beer as being especially tasty
Furman University will present Total Wine & More founder and co-owner David Trone, Furman University Class of 1977, with its Carl F. Kohrt Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony during Furman's Bell Tower Ball on Saturday, February 25, 2017
Steve Ledson, an ambitious developer and fifth-generation winemaker, has long proposed to build a new winery on family property off Highway 12 on Frey Road. He sees himself as both a protector of Sonoma Valley's culture and history and as a visionary influence on its future