Where To Go Now: Napa Valley’s Darioush

The stunning barrel rooms of Darioush

Darioush: The Home of Top Rated Napa Valley Wine sponsored by WinePathsTravel {VIDEO} Learn about some of the experiences that await you at Napa’s Darioush      Do you love Bordeaux style wines? How about an experience where you feel more than at home? With brilliant beauty and a style that focuses on comfort […]

Forces in Napa Valley Wine: St. Supéry

The stunning tree lined entrance of St. Supery with vineyards in background. Rutherford.

Stewards of the Land, Maker of 100% Estate Grown Wine Napa Valley’s St. Supéry {VIDEO} On experiences at St. Supery The grounds are soaking up the last of the misty rain as the fog pulls away from the mountains. I’m entering the drive of St. Supery, located off of Highway 29 in St. Helena. The […]

Beaujolais Gamay: The Masters Weigh-In from Pebble Beach

on the subject of Beaujolais Gamay, Beaujolais France on The Wine Siren

When an event brings the right wine personalities together the room becomes electric. Such was the case with the panel at Pebble Beach Food and Wine this season, featuring a discussion on Gamay from Beaujolais France (where it thrives) a region located south of  Burgundy. The lively group featured Master Sommeliers, David Keck and June […]

Pebble Beach, World Class Chefs and The Lexus Effect

Pebble Beach Food and Wine Kick Off!

Pebble Beach Food and Wine’s Featured Chefs: Stephanie Izard of Girl & The Goat with Carlo Mirarchi of Blanca NYC The interview, with Drew Barrymore and her winemaker, Kris Kato was more than enough to entice me.  Coasting down Highway 101 south to Pebble Beach. The road is smooth. The curves, tight. I’m in a 2017 Lexus […]

Elegant & Rich Merlot. Stags’ Leap Winemaker Dishes. VIDEO

Stags' Leap Winery on the Silverado Trail The Wine Siren, Kelly Mitchell

After tasting through eight or nine superb wines at Stags’ Leap with winemaker & GM Christophe Paubert, I had to understand more about his philosophy and his background to understand what he is creating in Napa Valley. If you can make a very good Cab why can you not make a very good Merlot? Merlot […]

Romance & Rosé To Take Your Breath Away

Romance & Rosé Dylan O'Connor Photography, Rose Romance and The Wine Siren

Romance & Rosé Are The Ultimate Pairing. Romance is in the air and spring is on its way!  The birds are chirping, and the mustard is thriving in the Napa vineyards. The theme of love shines with romance & rosé. Romance & rosé act like a temptress, softly seducing the senses like a fervent kiss […]

Summit Lake Vineyards: Vintner Bob Brakesman

The vineyards at Summit Lake, high atop Howell Mountain owned by Vintner Bob Brakesman

A hideaway, high atop Howell Mountain. Summit Lake Vineyards High on top of Howell Mountain, lies a stunning tasting destination. It’s richness enhanced by a solitude of quiet and pristine views of much of Pope Valley. This is not one of the posh, pricey settings Napa is known for. This unique property a rustic, down […]

Boutique Chic: Handcrafted Artisan Napa Valley Wines

Juliana and Sean McBride of Crosby Roamann Winery Napa

Crosby Roamann, Handcrafted Artisan Napa Valley Wines I am in the Crusher District of Napa Valley. It is in Napa proper, on the fringe of south Napa. This area enjoys a quiet solitude off the much-traveled route of Highway 29.  It’s a peaceful destination with a handful of wineries and a different flavor of Napa.  In […]

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival’s Wine Guru on Rare Wine

Hawaii Food and Wine Festivals Master Sommelier, Roberto Viernes

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, the brainchild of Chefs Alan Wong and Roy Yamaguchi‘s kicks off this week. To choose the right wines for each event, event officials taste close to 12,000 bottles of wine. The tastings result in the best for pairing and tasting sessions.  After six successful years, this week marks the beginning of another exceptional […]

Reinventing the Wine Experience, Freemark Abbey

First Female Vintner of Record

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Reinventing the Wine Experience, Freemark Abbey Josephine Tychson, St. Helena Freemark Abbey Hails the First Woman Vintner on 130th Anniversary with an Estate Renovation. There are places in the Napa Valley that hold an untold charm. Exuding bygone days and a history that makes your heart skip a […]

Master Sommelier Brahm Callahan

Brahm Callahan, Master Sommelier, talks to The Wine Siren about tête de cuvée and Joseph Phelps

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Master Sommelier Brahm Callahan The most deep-rooted memory I have about someone I’ve never met is that initial interaction. It stays with you and often speaks volumes as to who that person is.  Today I’m at Pebble Beach Food & Wine waiting for a young man who has […]