Sweet and Spicy – Margarita Pairing for Cinco De Mayo

Margaritas are on everyone’s mind this week with Cinco de Mayo looming on the calendar. If you’re imbibing for the holiday, try kicking the menu up a notch beyond nachos or cheesy queso dip. El Agave Restaurant in San Diego shared with us a cocktail recipe for the holiday, and recommended pairing traditional dishes like […]

The Meritage Resort and Spa Invites Guests to a Special Tequila Dinner and to Celebrate Mother’s Day

The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif. will be hosting a series of events over the next couple of weeks, including a tequila dinner with AsomBroso Tequila, its third annual First Blush Wine Tasting and Mother’s Day Brunch. Masters Tequila Pairing with AsomBroso Fine Tequilas When: April 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 […]

Tast Temecula Valley’s best at the Uncorked Wine Walk and Concert in San Diego

Westfield UTC will host its second annual Uncorked Wine Walk and Concert on Saturday, August 23rd from 4p.m. to 7p.m. The self-guided wine tasting experience will feature a diverse selection of Temecula Valley varietals, including Lorimar Vineyards & Winery, Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards and Hart Family Winer, with culinary pairings prepared by Westfield UTC’s fine dining destinations-PIRCH,  Seasons 52, […]

Azzurre Vodka Wins Gold Becoming Known As The ‘Un-Vodka’ #AskforAzzurre

After launching this spring at the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Azzurre Vodka has begun to receive industry recognition and critical acclaim for their ultra premium vodka. At the 2014 International Craft Spirits Awards, two dozen respected and influential judges conducted a blind tasting of the best spirits in […]

Destination Napa Valley: A Weekend In Wine Country

One of the top places on my list of travel destinations has always been to experience the beauty and culture of wine country.  You hear the stories of lush mountains, never-ending vineyards, and amazing sunsets, and at some point, begin to ask yourself, “why have you not bought your plane ticket yet?” But why do we tend to […]

Registration Has Opened For The 6th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival

The 6th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival is only a few months away. Register today to secure a booth, enter products into the International Spirits Competition, Sponsor events, and secure your attendance at this awesome weekend event! What To Expect in the Two Days: Product sampling Consumer involvement International Spirits Competition Bartender/Mixologist Cocktail creations (Product […]

Above Ground (And In the Kitchen!) Le Metro Wine Underground Goes to Dinner

Le Metro Wine Underground is incredibly excited to invite you to sit down with them at the awesome chef’s table-in the kitchen-at La Villa Restaurant in San Diego’s Little Italy. This delicious, family style meal will feature Aaron Epstein’s wine selections from Volume X: California Soil, Italian Soul, accompanied by La Villa’s rustic Italian flavors. This edition shipped on Monday and has already sold out, so this may be your […]

East Bay Vintners Alliance Presents the Sixth Annual “Passport to East Bay Wines” – March 15-16

East Bay Vintners Alliance Presents the Sixth Annual “Passport to East Bay Wines” Local Wineries open their doors to the public for tastings, entertainment for once-a-year weekend event March 15-16 Once a year, the urban winemakers of the East Bay, open their doors to the public for a “Passport to the East Bay Wines” weekend […]

Where to Drink on National Margarita Day

If you’re going on this weekend, here’s a round up of spots you can get your tequila and lime on at for National Margarita Day. Totally Tropical … For the latest buzz among the North Hollywood neighborhood dining scene, executive Chef Warren Schwartz’s food & drink workshop Warren’s Blackboard at The Beverly Garland is not to be missed. The […]

California’s Artisan Cheese Festival Coming to Sonoma

If you are in the Bay Area the weekend of March 21-23, 2014 be sure to stop by California’s Artisan Cheese Festival! Now in its eighth year, the Artisan Cheese Festival takes place at the Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma, and is every cheese-lover’s dream. It is the United States’ premier cheese and wine event that […]

Masters and Makers @ Meritage – The Ultimate Napa Valley Food and Wine Experience

The Meritage Resort and Spa will host the inaugural Masters and Makers @ Meritage Napa Valley food and wine experience February 14 to February 16, 2014. This celebration will showcase Napa Valley and Sonoma County wines and farm-fresh foods through creative wine tasting experiences, seminars, culinary classes, a wine maker dinner in the Estate Cave, […]

New Brands To Experience At Winter Fancy Food Show

The latest hot products are waiting to be discovered at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco in a special pavilion devoted exclusively to emerging food entrepreneurs. The pavilion, called “New Brands on the Shelf,” presents dozens of innovative specialty foods and beverages from 30 new companies that are participating at a Fancy Food […]

Celebrate National Apple Month with Locally Inspired Dessert & Cocktail Recipes

In addition to costumes, candy, and breast cancer awareness, October is also National Apple Month.  Yes, this is the month to show your appreciation of one of the most popular produce products in the US. If you’re apple fans like we are, you may ask yourself, “But how and where can I celebrate this glorious […]

Sneak Peak At The Talent, Brands, & Cocktails To Enjoy At San Diego Spirits Festival

This video displays some of the highlights from the Rooftop Bartenders Competition leading up to this years San Diego Spirits Festival. Bartenders were challenged to entertain the crowd while create satisfying cocktails for a panel of judges.  This video is just a taste of the amazing experiences that will be available at the 2013 San […]