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I am indeed a lucky girl.

A few years ago I moved to Napa Valley and I can say with confidence – it was a good life choice.

I've been fortunate enough to visit quite a few of the hundreds (literally) of wineries, restaurants and other fantastic places around this town — but there are still so many out there I have yet to experience.

Won't you come along while I explore Napa Valley? Have a look below for all the latest posts, and sign up for the Sunshine & Vines newsletter to stay updated on the latest happenings around town.


April 12, 2018
bASH Wines Lineup

bASH Food & Wine Pairing Event

Wine Math (Wine + Food) x 30 = bASH. Saywhatnow? Bear with me as I explain this equation… The bASH Food Pairing & Wine Tasting Competition is […]
December 15, 2017
HALL Rutherford

HALL Rutherford

I was invited to experience the Appellation Exploration tasting at HALL Rutherford recently. In retrospect, it seems we visited at the perfect time of year, as the […]
October 18, 2017
Smoke from Napa Valley Fire

The Wine Country Wildfires

I recognize that it’s been radio silence around here lately. But I couldn’t help it. There was the threat of the fires, the Sophie’s Choice of […]
September 26, 2017
Darioush Winery Napa Valley

Fine Wines, Artisan Cheeses at Darioush

I recently got to experience the “Fine Wines, Artisan Cheeses” pairing at Darioush Winery in Napa as part of my Monday Funday. Yes, MONDAY funday. It’s a […]
August 29, 2017
Rock the Rails at V. Sattui Winery

Rock the Rails on the Wine Train

“Can you believe this is our life?!” That’s what I was asking my girlfriends while soaking up my surroundings during the inaugural “Rock the Rails” music […]