Blog 2017-05-15T17:13:27-07:00

It’s Budbreak time in the wine country !!

Budbreak… one of my favorite times of the year to visit Northern California’s wine country. It’s happening right now at any number of your favorite wineries and you know what that means? The wine tasting season of 2017 is just getting started. It’s exciting and ah-inspiring to me to see these little green buds popping up all over Napa and Sonoma Counties. Despite the rain, [...]

March 30th, 2017|

Cheers to the holiday season

Happy Holidays everyone! I always find this time of year,  a time to slow down and reflect on what has transpired for me over the past year. It truly has been a good year for my business Let’s Roll Wine Tours & Designated Drivers. Some of the popular wineries where clients wanted to go on Napa wine tours … Mondavi (their tour is great), Cakebread, [...]

December 11th, 2016|

The Cabernet grapes are the last to crush

It’s October and the “Crush” is on. Northern CA, along with Napa & Sonoma County wineries are in full swing with picking grapes and continuing on with the fermentation.  The process of crushing and destemming is critical. Seeds and stems contain the high concentrations of tannins. This is what can make the wine taste bitter and have an undesirable flavor and what the wine makers [...]

October 6th, 2016|

It’s May…… where did April go?

Where does the time go?  It’s now May. April was a month of resolve and contemplation from where I was just a year ago to where I am now. Last year I was dealing with breast cancer and radiation, along with moving and a death in the family. It was quite a year. This year is a year of more self realization and new beginnings. [...]

May 11th, 2016|

The rains have come and gone … for now.

It’s a sumptuous green velvet turf all throughout the hills and valleys of this beautiful land of Northern California. Here in Marin County our reservoirs are full and they say will hold us for only two years. We still need more rain folks. On the other hand I have had a couple cancellations with wine tours and photo shoots because of the rain. Oh no!! [...]

March 15th, 2016|
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