A few weeks ago we met with Matt, co-founder and CEO of VINEBOX, in a coffee place in San Francisco. I first discovered VINEBOX on a Facebook Ad (great targeting!) and contacted Matt immediately after because he was a great fit with our series on the startups in the wine industry. VINEBOX is the first monthly…
During our Saturday afternoon Grand Tasting at Eat Drink SF, we attended one of the San Francisco Wine School‘s tasting classes. We enjoyed the first mini-workshop of the afternoon, tasting Chardonnay from three different countries, and we the title of the workshop so much that I was about to borrow it for the headline of this post: “Chardonnay: Burgundy, Buttery, and Beyond”. Read More…
The event is Toyland for foodies. Thirty among the best restaurants in the Bay Area, some of the best bars, wineries, and music in the same place.
A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet Jeremy Parzen here in San Francisco. Many of you probably know Do Bianchi, his blog, which has been active since 2007 and is a great resource for anyone who is interested in an inside perspective of the Italian wine and food scene. “Do Bianchi” in Veneto means “Two Whites”. It’s a typical expression used by locals to order two glasses of white wine. You shouldn’t be surprised by two glasses: you always find someone to share your wine moments in the hometown’s bar.
Jeremy has a quite extensive experience as wine writer, translator and marketing consultant.
We just finished a week-long celebration for the Golden State Warriors and their second NBA Championship. The Bay area has been waiting for 40 years and last Friday one million people flooded the streets of Oakland for the Warriors Championship Parade.
We couldn’t miss the opportunity to pair our favorite players with wine!
When it comes to sparkling wine, everyone’s first thought is French Champagne. It has been the go-to-wine for parties and celebrations for a long time. But it’s not the only sparkling wine known worldwide:
- Prosecco reached a solid international exposure;
- Franciacorta is now showcasing its products to the world, being the main sponsor of the EXPO in Milan;
- Spanish Cava is widely known and is produced by some of the largest wineries in the world.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the annual event sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, was held in London yesterday. If you don’t already know who won this year, this is the final ranking:
- El Celler De Can Roca, Girona (Spain)
- Osteria Francescana, Modena (Italy)
- Noma, Copenhagen (Denmark)