Rare Wine Dinner at 1313

 $2,000 ??? Most of us gourmands don’t mind splashing out $100-$200 for a special occasion dinner. It usually ensures a fine, pleasurable experience of good food and wine with nice company if the service delivers. But how about $2,000? Gulp… but Shannon Noble, the man behind rarewinedinners.com had no problem selling out his first U.S. [...]

By | May 28th, 2017|Napa Eateries|Comments Off on Rare Wine Dinner at 1313

Beringer + Duckhorn Wine Company

Derby Party ... I have always hated the writing of Hunter Thompson. Even as a teen I was mystified why people raved about his whacked out of his head typing. I recently watched an ESPN quick doc on his original story in reporting on the Kentucky Derby. It was, unfortunately, the beginning of what came [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Napa Wineries, Play in Napa|1 Comment

Cole’s Chop House

Love A Great Steak…. To Cole’s Chop House we go… a Napa institution if there ever was one. ..  A top notch steak house with excellent wines and service.  Co-owner Eric Keffer, who had 12 years at Cole’s before taking over, showed me around the upper lounge with original stone walls and high ceilings, “Heather [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Napa Eateries|Comments Off on Cole’s Chop House