Yountville Live Returns

Rain Didn't Dampen Yountville Live ... Had a soggy but fun time at Yountville Live’s 2018 edition. At the opening night reception under the main tent it poured as we lined up and kept raining for an hour or so while the crowd sampled the excellent cocktails and wines that were on offer for the guests. Gotta love [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Napa Eateries, Napa Stays, Napa Wineries, Play in Napa|0 Comments

Bardessono

Bardessono Welcomes Yountville Live ... Since 2018 is whipping by, the Insider thought it’d be a timely reminder to let readers know that tickets for Yountville Live Luxury event are on sale now for the March 15th- 18th weekend. Since Yountville’s Bardessono hotel is right across from the park where most of the Live event takes place, the Insider checked in with [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Napa Stays|0 Comments

Day for the Queen Tennis Tournament

Did You Say Tennis at the Silverado... To the Day for the Queen Tennis Tournament at the Silverado Resort and Spa where I get to quiz their Director of Tennis, Katie Dellich, between sets of their round robin tournament where I was the lone guy amongst many women.  I hadn't played in a long while [...]

By | July 29th, 2017|Napa Stays, Play in Napa|0 Comments

Paul Hobbs Wine Dinner

Meritage Resort Wine Cave Dinner ... “You got to be in shape if you’re going to be a food and wine writer.” A squawk of laughter from Napa’s Meritage Resort’s Marketing Director Andrew Bradley, catching my humor and irony, as I climbed the final steps to the reception  for their Paul Hobbs Winery dinner.  And [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Napa Stays, Napa Wineries|0 Comments