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After compiling the highest-rated Napa Valley wineries on TripAdvisor and Yelp, a Napa valley resident and winery owner visited each one to find out if they lived up to the hype.

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Understanding Napa Cabernet

Posted to Learn About Wine on January 25th.

By learning more about Napa’s great Cabernet wines, we can better understand what defines quality with this particular wine grape and seek its potential in both Napa Valley and other regions as well.

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Get to know two great alternatives to Napa and Sonoma that are right next door. Mendocino and Lake Counties are the up-and-coming wine regions to know.

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Vineyards are not something we associate with cities. Check out these 3 urban vineyards that show how local wines can be a lot more local than you think.

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Santa Barbara wine country is quite literally “Sideways,”–the long tranverse valley has perfect conditions for world-class cool climate wines (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay). Let’s find out what makes this region awesome.

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Today, Paso Robles is still considered by many as the wine industry’s wild west, characterized by that same rule breaking diversity and innovative spirit in which the town was founded.

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Let’s take stock of the Italo-American wines and compare them to their Italian counterparts including Barbera, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo and even the rare grape Lagrein…

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Napa vs Sonoma? Perhaps a better question to ask is: “Which wine country is more your style.” The differences in the 2 regions for wines and travel.

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Just a few steps off the beaten wine trail you’ll find these fascinating pockets of less traveled wine country. The scene is low-key and the tastings are cheap (and sometimes free).

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If you love the spice notes and depth in a California Pinot Noir than the Sta. Rita Hills AVA is your dreamboat. Find out what you should be seeking out in Cali Pinot.

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