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Todd Anderson raises over $60,000 for the Food and Wine Weekend

May 31, 2016 11:08 am Published by

During the Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend, Todd Anderson, celebrity Napa Valley wines maker, held a private wine dinner and auction among one of the several private dinners given during the weekend-long event. The private dinners were held for the biggest supporters’ homes with a guest chef and winemaker collaborating on a special tasting menu. For his private dinner, Todd Anderson worked with Chef Leslie Schlernitzauer to provide a wonderful evening for his guests. Aside from great food served with Napa Valley wines, a wine auction was held where Todd Anderson raised over $60,000. The money will benefit organizations like Charlotte Concerts;... View Article

Todd Anderson Brought Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards at the Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend

May 31, 2016 10:55 am Published by

Todd Anderson, celebrity wine maker and wine owner, attended the Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend last April 27 to 30 where he brought Anderson’s Conn Valley wines. The Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend brings together leading wine makers and chefs from around the world to celebrate and promote knowledge of and appreciation for great wine and food. The event was born out of the vision of a group of civic-minded wine and food enthusiasts in 1989 who wanted to create a series of events that will benefit the Charlotte community. Today, the annual event has grown and has become a space... View Article

St. Helena a Must-See for Wine Lovers

May 25, 2016 9:09 am Published by

Napa Valley’s main street St. Helena is proud to call itself “Napa Valley’s main street.” This small town has always been known for its St. Helena wineries, and today is one of the centers of the wine industry. Whole winery tours are devoted to this town and its more than 80 wineries. Its popularity as a wine center has given rise to bed and breakfasts, theaters and a restaurant so popular that reservations have to be made 60 days in advance. If you’re planning to visit St. Helena (and why not?) find a hotel, and be prepared to spend several... View Article

The Best Vineyards in Napa

May 24, 2016 8:59 am Published by

How the best wines of Napa Valley are grown To find the best wines in Napa Valley, wine connoisseurs judge wines on appearance, aroma, body, taste and finish. The wine should be clear and brilliant, with the proper color and a complex, intense aroma. The weight and texture of it in the mouth is nearly as important as the flavor, which should be well balanced with recognizable notes of flavor. Its aftertaste should linger pleasantly in the mouth after it has been swallowed. The best vineyards in Napa Valley match different varieties of grape to their particular soil and microclimate to... View Article

Frequently Asked Questions about Wine Clubs

May 18, 2016 11:36 am Published by

Questions and answers on wine clubs What is a wine club? A wine club is a club for wine buyers. You join one by agreeing to buy a certain number of bottles every year, and then sit back and let them be delivered to you. The most exclusive wine clubs have higher levels of membership which you can get by agreeing to buy more wine. What are some of the benefits of wine clubs? You get discounts on the wines you buy. The club may also provide information on the wine and what sort of food it goes with. You... View Article