Wine Country

Review: Napa Cooking School

When my husband and I married, nearly 30 years ago, our videographer asked a close friend of ours to share a word of advice to the new bride and groom. “Don’t cook together,” she said with a laugh. She knew both of us too well.


Today, neither my husband or I are comfortable in the kitchen. […]

February 20th, 2015|California, Food, Wine Country|

Olive Oil Tasting in Suisun Valley

Ann Sievers wears many hats. While her former life had her feet firmly planted in the health care industry taking care of patients, she now plants her hands and feet in the olive groves, citrus trees and vegetable gardens that she oversees in Suisun Valley.

When asked her official title at Il Fiorello Olive Oil […]

February 13th, 2015|California, Food, Wine Country|

Napa Valley Boutique Hotel

A Napa Valley retreat for the senses, Senza ignites your sight, smell, touch and taste experiences. Situated in the heart of Northern California wine country, between downtown Napa and Yountville, this boutique hotel is a retreat for the mind, body and soul.

Owner Ann Hall’s sense of whimsy comes forth with Monarch butterflies suspended in the […]

February 6th, 2015|California, Lodging, Wine Country|