About napadavid

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far napadavid has created 137 blog entries.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery – Geyserville

An Offer You Can’t Refuse… Tess Housholder Francis Ford Coppola made three of the greatest movies ever in the 1970’s with The Godfather, Godfather Part II and Apocalypse Now. That’s not opinion. That’s fact. Acclaimed director Sidney Lumet said, no matter how many times I’ve seen them, if I’m flipping around and come across the [...]

By | October 31st, 2022|Play in Sonoma, Sonoma Eateries, Sonoma Wineries|Comments Off on Francis Ford Coppola Winery – Geyserville

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Classy & Fun Stay...  David & Brian Nothing puts me in a better mood then staying at a luxury hotel while having dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. After a long, hot day of running around, attending a pair of food and wine events in Sonoma, it was marvelous that the valet assisted the webgal with [...]

By | August 28th, 2022|Sonoma Eateries, Sonoma Stays|Comments Off on Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

One of Seattle’s Best Charity Events 

Check Out Howie's VIP Tent... John Howie They say if you want something done right, hire a busy person. If the cliché is true, then the Auction of Washington Wine brain trust had the right idea when they got chef, restaurateur and serial entrepreneur, John Howie to head up their VIP tent for their upcoming Barrel [...]

By | August 8th, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on One of Seattle’s Best Charity Events 

Washington Trade Event @ Chateau Ste Michelle

Hot, Hot, Hot... David Rosenthal Happy to accept an invite to a trade tasting put together by the Washington State Wine Commission which was hosted by Ste Michelle Winery at their chateau estate. Wandering around from booth to booth I was soon regretting that I hadn’t listened to the web gal's common sense/nagging to put [...]

By | July 31st, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on Washington Trade Event @ Chateau Ste Michelle

Chris Isaak & Lyle Lovett

A Wicked Game is Fun... Chris Isaak Can you ever have too much fun? No doubt some rock stars and fellow scribes who are pushing up daisies now, would agree that you definitely can.  But I dunno, this past weekend where I got to attend a very friendly, classy fun, food and wine reception at [...]

By | June 30th, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on Chris Isaak & Lyle Lovett

Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Meat That Makes You Salivate… Brandon & David My mind flashed chophouse. Any restaurant that has got chop in its name, is enough to make me salivate. So when I came across a restaurant simply called Chop in Richmond, BC near its airport, I couldn’t help pulling into its parking lot. And was I ever [...]

By | May 16th, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Executive Hotels & Resorts – Vancouver Airport

When You Fly Into Richmond... Harald & David When people fly into Vancouver, BC, they usually can’t wait to jump on the Skytrain and check out all those gorgeous views downtown on the waterfront. Or rent a car so they can drive up the Sea to Sky Hwy for those incredible views from Vancouver to [...]

By | April 27th, 2022|David's Travels|Comments Off on Executive Hotels & Resorts – Vancouver Airport

Aperture Cellars

Enthusiasm Pours Over the Glass ... Jesse Katz Enthusiasm. It’s such a magical word. One of the reasons I love writing about food and wine so much is its purveyors bring so much enthusiasm to the table. None more so than the proprietor and winemaker of Sonoma’s Aperture Cellars, Jesse Katz. Aperture Cellars will be [...]

By | March 23rd, 2022|Sonoma Wineries|Comments Off on Aperture Cellars

Montage Healdsburg

Help Beat Cancer ... Jaron Dubinsky The V Foundation is an organization that does great work in supporting all areas of cancer research and help. And since they were the benefactor of Epicurean Sonoma, it was easy to get behind its special events on the March 31-April 2nd weekend. Chef, Jaron Dubinsky of Montage Resort [...]

By | March 21st, 2022|Sonoma Eateries, Sonoma Stays|Comments Off on Montage Healdsburg