Results tagged with 'napa valley'
Published Oct. 8, 2012
Thomas Keller, the acclaimed chef-owner of The French Laundry in Napa Valley and winner of almost every culinary award given in America, is coming to Milwaukee for a book tour and dinner to promote his latest book, "Bouchon Bakery."
Published July 21, 2011
Starting up a winery is on the bucket lists of many. But this Fond du Lac native actually did it. Joel Templin, who now lives in San Francisco, partnered with two others to form JAQK Wine Cellars in 2008. JAQK Cellars' wines - which have a strong casino-gaming theme with hip, creative packaging thanks to Templin's strong design background - recently arrived in Wisconsin and are available at select retailers and restaurants.
Published Aug. 13, 2009
Thinking about going to Napa Valley this year for the harvest? Not unless you planned your trip months ago. This week's column covers the most popular tourist season, and the most hectic for wineries, known as the "crush." We'll discuss the pros and cons of braving the masses from September through October in Napa Valley.
Published March 28, 2009
This week's wine of the week, a 2005 Estate Benessere Sangiovese, comes on the recommendation of Dean Cannestra, proprietor of Libiamo, 221 W. Galena St., and is from the family owned Benessere Napa Valley vineyard. This sangiovese is available by the bottle at Libiamo.
Published Aug. 31, 2008
When I think of great California pinot noirs my first thought is Patz & Hall Winery in Napa Valley. Wine lovers here in Milwaukee have the unique opportunity to try the winery's handcrafted wines and talk with owner-partner Donald Patz on Sept. 4 and 5.
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