Archive for the ‘california grapes’ Category

Chef’s Corner with Philippe Chow

March 19, 2010

journeyPod recently enjoyed a tasting at Philippe Chow, an upscale Chinese restaurant in West Hollywood. Check out our Chef’s Corner with Philippe Chow!

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Celebrities Love Napa Valley: Best Wineries, Tours, Accommodations & Dining

August 7, 2009

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You say Napa, we say wine! Napa Valley is one of the premier travel destinations in the world.  A favorite of Robert Redford, Jeff Gordon, Joe Montana, Carlos Santana, Mario Batali, Dan Akroyd, Sting, Sir Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan, Gerard Depardieu, Sting, Olivia Newton John and many other celebs – Napa Valley can easily be described as heaven on earth! Read on…

Miami International Wine Fair 2008

November 18, 2008

Celebrity Chef Nathon Lyon

Celebrity Chef Nathon Lyon

The 7th annual Miami International Wine Fair was a great hit as wine aficionados and wine lovers from around the world gathered to taste over 1,500 wines from 15 different countries. Read on…

Best Food and Wine Festivals From Around The Globe

March 24, 2008

If you lust after great food and fine wine, journeyPod has everything you need to keep your gastronomic calendar full with events and happenings throughout the year. This list from around the world features some of the best International Food and Wine Festivals – all of which offer a unique glimpse of the culture, traditions, lifestyle and taste of each country.

So… take a few days off, pack the essentials (we suggest: pants with expandable waistlines!) and head on down to:

Napa Valley – Wine Country Hot Spots

December 20, 2007

 Located about an hour and a half drive from SFO (that’s San Francisco Int’l Airport), Napa is an easy getaway for a long weekend or a romantic interlude. If you want to avoid the crowds, do not  go in August and September – that’s harvest season. Your best bet is to head over in late November, like we did…