Category Archives: Deirdre Bourdet

Deirdre Bourdet

Grand Opening Nears For Hotel Yountville &…

The Altamura family has invested some serious time and energy in coaxing the contemporary Hotel…

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Deirdre Bourdet

Two Hot New Pairing Programs at Napa…

I enjoy wine tasting, but I definitely perk up substantially if there's food pairing involved.…

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Deirdre Bourdet

Rotisserie & Wine: So Much More Than…

The arrival last year of nationally renowned chefs like Tyler Florence and Masaharu Morimoto marked…

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Deirdre Bourdet

Chocolate + Wine = Excellent February Weekend

Valentine's Day is just a few weeks away, but the folks at Rodney Strong Vineyards…

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Deirdre Bourdet

2010 Restaurant Retrospective

2010 will go down in Napa history as The Year of the Restaurant. We saw…

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Christmas

Time To Stop Beating Around the Bûche

Growing up in California, I always thought a yule log was the crackling fire you…

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Arts

Lift Your Spirits At Jacuzzi’s Holiday Comedy…

'Tis the season to be jolly, and this December 11th, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards is teaming…

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Deirdre Bourdet

Crab & Wine Days Ahead In Mendocino

I'd choose crab and wine over roses and song pretty much any day of the…

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Deirdre Bourdet

Change Is Afoot At the Oxbow Public…

The Oxbow Market is one of my favorite destinations in the Napa Valley. It has…

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Chef & Restaurant Spotlights

Feasting in Sonoma This Thanksgiving

If you find yourself in Sonoma on November 25th this year, skip the stressful prep…

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Activities

Napa Valley Film Festival Launching at Last

he Napa Valley Film Festival will debut in November 2011 with a five-day, four town…

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Arts

The Napan Renaissance

2010 marks the dawn of a new era for Napa's art scene, with no fewer…

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Temecula Valley: Tasting La Dolce Vita in…

We had wine expert Alyssa Rapp do some (tough) research for you, tasting 60 Temecula…

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