Monthly Archives: February 2014

Rhone Varietals in Dry Creek Valley

Yes, Dry Creek Valley is known around the world as the #1 region for Zinfandel. But, Rhone-style wines are one of the valley’s best kept secrets—and we’re here to let the cat out of the bag! (more…)

Passport To Dry Creek Valley – 2014 Winery Themes

What makes Passport to Dry Creek Valley, April 26th – 27th, stand out from so many other wine events out there and keeps wine lovers coming back year after year, for 25 years? Could it be the incredible gourmet food and wine pairings offered at 50 wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, or the beauty of the Sonoma County countryside in Springtime, when the weather is the most idyllic? Perhaps it’s the execution of unique ‘themes’ that every participating winery chooses that keep Dry Creek Valley wine lovers coming back again and again…or all of the above!


Wine Country Recipe: Amphora Winery Zinfandel Braised Short Ribs

Few things are as comforting and appealing as tender, melt-in-your-mouth meat enveloped in a rich sauce, paired with a beautiful glass of wine. Come to think of it, this sounds like a special-occasion dish, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make Amphora Winery Zinfandel Braised Short Ribs. If the way to a person’s heart is through his or her stomach, this wine-country dish will do the trick! (more…)