5 results for month: 04/2017


Shafer Vineyards

Introduction and History as well as Tasting Notes & Ratings by Robert Parker during his historic Vertical Tasting of Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select -on December 30, 2014 This amazing tasting was historic due to the fact that one was able to track 35 vintages of a wine from the same vineyard that, while the winemaking and upbringing changed dramatically in 1989, the identical people and vineyard were still in play. As John and Doug Shafer, along with their longtime assistant, Elias Fernandez, said, the major changes were that they were basically going through a learning stage in the late seventies and throughout the eighties. They ...

A Day Without Immigrants – Monday May 1st, 2017

On May 1st we are recognizing and supporting “A Day Without Immigrants” Many of our employees are hard working, tax paying, valuable members of our team.  They are legal immigrants who pay a vital role in our business and our ability to deliver you a dining experience of the highest quality. We have given them the day off to protest the unfair treatment of all immigrants and refugee’s by the current Federal Government Administration. Please bear with us as we have a skeleton crew and the kitchen will have condensed hours. Our Restaurant Hours on Monday May 1st Restaurant Open 8:00 AM  -  Beverages and pastries available Kitchen opens at ...

Tenuta Rapitala Winemaker Dinner May 10, 2017

Dinner with the Winemaker  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery  featuring: Laurent Bernard de la Gatinais, Owner/Winemaker  Wednesday   May 10, 2017   7:00 pm THIRTY YEARS OF LOVE FOR THIS LAND The vineyards are Rapitalà’s most precious patrimony, realised due to the passionate labour and great love which, for more than 30 years, has bound man to his vineyard. The excellent exposure and the composition of the soil enable the vines to be grown in the ideal way. After the vintage the most modern vinifi cation techniques endow the wines with maximum character and the highest quality   THE WINES. THE FRUIT OF ...

The Venice Canals Magazine April 2017


Alma Rosa Winemaker Dinner April 26, 2017

Rustic Kitche Presents Our Monthly Series Dinner with the Winemaker -  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery featuring:  Richard Sanford, Owner/Winemaker   Wednesday   April 26, 2017   7:00 pm Nature & Agriculture in Sustainable Harmony Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards was founded in 2005 by Sta. Rita Hills pioneer winegrowers Thekla and Richard Sanford.  The Spanish name was chosen as a tribute to the place and the people behind the wines, alma meaning soul and rosa referring to the original California Rancho Santa Rosa land grant, the location of our Rancho El Jabalí Vineyard. Ultimately, our wines represent ...