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What Food Pairs Best with the Most Popular California Red Wines?

What Food Pairs Best with the Most Popular California Red Wines?

Red wines are the favorite choice of many, and the list of options can be rather long. Although most red varietals are produced in California, the quality of each can be superb. Pairing the right dishes with the correct red wine is the principal challenge, although...
Are There Any Pet-Friendly Yountville Wineries?

Are There Any Pet-Friendly Yountville Wineries?

Vacations and getaways can be times that separate you from your loyal and loving canine friends. Many hotels, restaurants, and other locations forbid dogs from entering, so you are left with finding an expensive sitter or professional kennel for boarding. Not...
The Art of Blending: What Makes a Red Blend Wine Truly Exceptional?

The Art of Blending: What Makes a Red Blend Wine Truly Exceptional?

During the winemaking process, winemakers often enhance a wine with other wines by blending it, even in tiny amounts, to create a slightly different final result. They do this to enhance the color, tannin level, texture, and even flavor. Blending is common in...
How to Savor the Best Yountville Wine Tasting Experiences

How to Savor the Best Yountville Wine Tasting Experiences

Yountville is full of fantastic tasting rooms and experiences. Besides Jessup Cellars and sister company Handwritten Wines, the area boasts several other boutique wineries that offer terrific wine tastings and tours. Spending time in picturesque Yountville in the...
Blue Zone Lifestyle: Achieving Certification Through Healthy Choices

Blue Zone Lifestyle: Achieving Certification Through Healthy Choices

In April 2023, the Good Life Wine Collective, comprised of Jessup Cellars and Handwritten Wines, became the first Blue Zone Certified winery in the United States. This honor required many adjustments to life in the winery, but they were pleased to comply. Having...