Category Archives: Napa

Truchard Vineyards: Another Year of Outstanding Wine

It’s no surprise that I’m a Truchard fan. I’ve written about them and even nominated the winery as one of America’s best for the Daily Meal. It’s true that I like the people behind the winery, but even if I didn’t, their wines are fabulous and for some strange reason,...

Smith-Madrone: Solid Spring Mountain (Napa, CA) Wines

In the recent podcast we did on California, M.C. Ice and I talked about the differences between mountain vineyards and those on the valley floor. Both in video and in posts on other mountain wineries I’ve detailed the contrast too, so rather than hit that angle I’m going to get a...