Posts by Annette Hanami

Planning a last-minute gathering doesn’t have to be complicated, just settle on some simple decor and pick up some luscious bites and sparkling wines to create the perfect, simple evening.  Here are some inspiring appetizers from wine country’s favorite tastemakers, paired with the sparkling wines o

With harvest over and the wines slumbering in the cellar, our thoughts turn to holiday entertaining, shopping, eating and partying to the very end.  Here’s how to end the year on a high note, wine country style.

As you make final plans for your great Thanksgiving Day feast and ponder which wines to serve, get some inspiration from a few of wine country’s best chefs, sommeliers and winemakers for these classic, and sometimes surprising, food and wine pairings.Sumptious StartersOn a cold Fall day, Dry Creek K

Head to the hills of Paso Robles and discover the fastest-growing and most dynamic wine region in California.

November is a great month for foraging great food and wine, getting out in style and catching the holiday spirit. Here are five things to do in wine country to celebrate the best of the season.

The 487-person-long Napa Valley Wine Wave has come and gone with records crashing down like a pile of hastily stacked wine glasses, but there is still plenty to do in Wine Country in October. 1.

What’s notable about the transformed The Thomas and Fagiani’s Bar space is that it feels so authentic to its collective past.

As the summer crops reach their peak, wine country is filled with the aromas of young wine and sweet produce. Here are some great things to do in Wine Country in September to celebrate harvest and ease into the fall design and arts season.

In the town of Healdsburg, at the heart of northern Sonoma wine country, you’ll not only discover the art of wine-making, but the inspired art in cuisine, fashion, décor and design.

At the height of summer, day trips turn into weekend getaways for the high season of festivals. Escape to wine country for these signature wine events from Mendocino to Monterey.