ElectionsVote Oh dear, the ladies stepped it up a notch this year! The ladies, those being the hardworking ladies for the Assistance League Santa Clarita, not only gathered a unique group of non-commercial Santa Cl(more..)

ElectionsVote It took a few weeks to find the time to dedicate myself to read and focus on the messages in Brent Boso’s 74-page book on leadership for restaurant managers. However, once I did, I didn’t (more..)

ElectionsVote This Wine Affair promised to wow us with new wine and food vendors, and they didn’t fail in that endeavor. People were dancing, sipping and sampling for four fun-filled hours as Towne Center Dri(more..)

ElectionsVote The San Francisco Competitions Double Gold Tour gives wine and spirits professionals a unique opportunity to taste the Competitions' top winners and to discover the next trending tastes, styles and va(more..)

ElectionsVote Let me start with a note on these wineries that were due a re-visit: I think what happened was that in writing about wine I was looking toward newer places and really let my older standbys...stand by.(more..)

ElectionsVote After visiting the PureCru wine bar on the first night of our recent trip to Napa Valley we spent our second day tackling a wee bit more: Regusci Winery, Hall, Del Dotto and Vintner's Collective. The (more..)

ElectionsVote There is an alternative for wine tasters that are ready to explore more after Napa winery tasting rooms shut down at night: get thee to the Pure Cru wine bar and tasting room in downtown Napa to taste(more..)

ElectionsVote 2012 HALL Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon Release party invite included this teaser: …check out all of the activities we have in addition to enjoying fabulous wine and Texas BBQ prepared for th(more..)

ElectionsVote Alessio, one of Sicily’s most iconic winemakers, will share a first look at the full range of wines from his family’s new estate on Mt. Etna. These high altitude, volcanic vineyards are yi(more..)

ElectionsVote First off, thanks go out to the California Restaurant Association, sponsor of the expo, for an amazing job bringing in so much restaurant talent to the Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo 2015. (more..)