Arts & Culture
4:14 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Bubbly Isn't Just for Celebrations, It's a Great Palate Cleanser

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Hanukkah has begun and Christmas is next week. If you’re like most of us at this time of year, you’re awash in holiday parties of all kinds. 

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Economy & Business
10:47 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Wine Contributor Visits Napa Valley After The Major Earthquake

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A little over two months ago, people in California’s Napa Valley were awakened by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake.  

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Arts & Culture
1:33 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Wine for a Cause: Napa Valley Auction Could Offer Model for Community Fundraising

Wine contributor Ray Fister says Auction Napa Valley (pictured here) could offer a model for community fundraising.

$18.7 million is a lot to raise in a single auction – but it was the total raised earlier this month by the Napa Valley Vintners Association in its annual Auction Napa Valley.

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Arts & Culture
11:20 am
Thu February 13, 2014

How to Host a Wonderful Wine Tasting Party

A glass of wine can be so mysterious. That is the kind of fun you can have at your own blind wine tasting parties!
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While some will celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolate and flowers, others might be more tempted to bring a blush to their Valentine’s cheek with wine.

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Arts & Culture
4:41 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

3 Wine Words Defined by Top Vintners

Wine grapes on the vine
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Local audio engineer Ray Fister began his wine blog and podcast, Life Between the Vines, years ago with a simple goal: to make wine accessible to the average person.

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Arts & Culture
3:02 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Napa Auction Offers Model for Community Fundraising

Donors bid on big ticket lots at this year's Auction Napa Valley, held at the end of May and beginning of June.
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We get an inside peek among the paddles and big bids at Auction Napa Valley.

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