Do you usually save a bottle of bubbles for a holiday or special occasion? We’re guilty of this two, but Scharffenberger Cellars is out to change that. Check out this California sparkling wine that you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to come around before you pop it.
Whether you are searching for a random bottle for your Friday night, a perfect pairing with your holiday meal, or a gift for a wine lover, check out our current favorite bottles coming our of California.
Try this delicious Date Shake from Executive Chef Paul Hancock of Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa. The rum can be substituted with a teaspoon of vanilla.
These Sauvignon Blancs will delight and surprise you with their unique notes and bold flavors that will make you seriously reconsider the California white wine.
Over the past decades, Napa Valley has become a holy land for families and aficionados with a love for wine. Not only are visitors flocking to the region for sips of impressive bottles, but to experience and taste the stories of the vineyards cared for by multiple generations.
When in San Francisco, give the City by the Bay’s signature Italian-American dish, cioppino, a go.
Hamel Family Wines is made up of a unique team of Hamels that have created a beautiful vineyard and wine experience. See the process and care from start to finish.
The Golden State knows how to bring freshest ingredients to your plate. America’s Farm to Fork capital, Sacramento is the destination for every food buff.
A pioneer of the California wine industry, Walter Schug tells his inspiring winemaking story that formed the wine industry that we know today.
Home to some of the country’s best bottles of Zinfandels, Paso Robles is a beautiful coastal wine country that must be explored.
Explore another wine region of the west coast, the Russian River Valley situated near Lake Tahoe and creating great wines for Sonoma County and beyond.
Five miles from Disneyland, The Tam O’Shanter restaurant has served cozy Scottish pub food to Disney stars, animators, and even Walt himself.
Napa Valley’s Cabernet Sauvignon, Kathryn Hall, rated high with the experts. Be sure to visit the vineyard for a glass of wine and an art experience, too.
The unique climate of the Santa Lucia Highlands makes for an especially long grape growing season and great wines in the American Viticulture Appellation.
No matter how far you are from the iconic In-N-Out Burgers of the west coast you can create a copycat version with this genius recipe.
Across the globe, hotel restaurants are becoming more immersed in local food culture. Cast & Plow at The Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey is one of those restaurants.
Roman artichokes, or carciofi, are things to dream about. Discover the many ways to enjoy an artichoke and a delicious steaming technique.
Celebrating Christmas in San Francisco? Have a traditional Bay Area meal of Dungeness crab, Sourdough Bread, and Caesar Salad!
San Fran has become a noodle hot spot. Check out this list for the best of the best. Don’t live near SF? Not a problem, try this recipe for Udon Noodle Soup
Tickets for the pop up 2014 NORTH Festival in Los Angeles are now on sale. Secure your seat at one of the three delicious and very intimate Nordic dinners.
Tian Lee explores a perfect weekend in Mendocino with charming inns, wine tasting, and seal spotting by kayak on Big River.
Located 15 minutes from downtown Sacramento is the center of Clarksburg, where wine tasting is king. The Old Sugar Mill features ten wineries, taste away.
The restaurant at what is one of the worlds most famous rock n’ roll hotels – the Sunset Marquis – has been revamped, with the help of chef Michael Schlow.
Welcome to cheese heaven in Carmel, California. Name a cheese and you will find and taste it here.
Cowgirl winery is a truly unique wine tasting experience in the heart of Carmel Valley, California.
The San Francisco Bay Area is a a “Mecca” of good food – you will find cuisines from all parts of the world.
The best places to eat, stay, and play in Huntington Beach, California.
The My Hometown Guide Los Angeles, California showcases the best joints for foodies.
You’re going to flip over this yummy treat. Make a batch today and you’ll be all set for any guests that come your way.
The outer reaches of San Francisco holds a great eatery (for food AND coffee) in Outerlands.
Daniella Illerbrand headed for California to get a new perspective, and fresh culinary inspiration.
Stable yourself for a moving coffee experience at San Fransisco’s Stable Café.
Meet the pastry that drives Alec Torelli to Laguna Coffee Company every Wednesday and Sunday, when it’s freshly baked.
Check out these California inspired spicy BBQ chicken tacos from Olivia Caminiti.
Olivia Caminiti with a brussels sprout recipe that can convert anyone into a lover.
Bill finds a great coffee roaster at De La Paz’s future bar.
Bill makes spies a fine cup of coffee at Sightglass Coffee in San Francisco.
Bill finds a glorious Costa Rican in Superba’s Santa Laura.
Bill finds a pleasant cup of coffee in Brazil Macaubas from Old Soul.
Bill enjoys a delicious coffee in Old Soul’s Ethiopian Aleta Wondo Co-op.
Bill finds some pretty good coffee in a bag of Colombian from Old Soul Co. in Sacramento.
Nagalakshmi Viswanathan travels from Singapore to the O.C. and falls in love with the Farmer’s Markets that remind her of her childhood India.
When looking at the potential for the Grenache grape in the Golden State, Tim Elliott turns to lessons learned from the failures of Syrah.