Wine Country Regions Archives - 2 Hollywood Winos

Honig Vineyard & Winery, Rutherford, Napa Valley

Honig Vineyard & Winery is a family-owned vineyard and winery in Rutherford, Napa Valley, known for Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. As most of us know, Napa Cabernets can be very expensive. They are world renown and while Honig has an amazing $90 2012 Single Vineyard Cabernet, we are glad they offer a $40 2012 Cabernet […]

Freixenet Cordon Negro Cava

The United States has sparkling wine, France has champagne and Italy has prosecco. Spain has cava. Cava is a sparkling wine in Spain, primarily produced in the Penedès region of Catalonia – just west of Barcelona. It often consists of Macabeu, Xarel-lo and Parellada grape varietials. In comparison, French champagne and U.S. sparkling wine often uses Chardonnay and […]

Sauv Blanc and Pinot Noir from Stoneleigh Winery in Marlborough, NZ

Steve and I have been dying to visit New Zealand wine country. We love the wine from New Zealand and we have seen beautiful photos from the region. A visit to New Zealand is definitely on our bucket list. As part of our education, we thought it would be fun to try Stoneleigh Winery’s Sauvignon […]

A Conversation with Stephan and Chloe Asseo of L’Aventure Winery, Paso Robles, CA

L’Aventure Winery produces some of our favorite wine in the Paso Robles wine region in California. We asked owner/winemaker Stephan Asseo and his daughter Chloe a few questions about their remarkable wine.     Tell us a short history of your winery including how it all began, the terroir and describe a signature bottling. Introduce […]

A Conversation with J Wrigley

We were recently introduced to J Wrigley wine from Willamette Valley, Oregon. We thought we would do a Q & A with the winemaker in order to understand their process. Sit back and enjoy: John & Jody Wrigley – owners, growers, winemakers J Wrigley Vineyards consists of an estate vineyard and tasting room located in […]

A Day in Santa Barbara’s Urban Wine Trail on Our Way to Pismo Beach, CA

Steve and I decided to head out of town for his birthday (we won’t say how old he is because that wouldn’t be nice…) as well as conduct some research for my new novella (I am loving long fiction writing!) and we thought it would be fun to stop for an afternoon in Santa Barbara’s […]

A Day in Walla Walla, WA Wine Country

Last summer we went to Walla Walla, Washington for our 20th Wedding Anniversary and we had a such a lovely time. We realized that we had a ton of images from the trip that we wanted to still share. So here is a Day in Walla Walla! Jane looked around at a few different places to […]

Heading to Napa Valley Film Festival for Jane’s Film Citizen Hearst

Talk about a great way to blend our love of movies with our love of wine: Jane has produced another film – this time a documentary on the Hearst Corporation titled Citizen Hearst – and it will play the Napa Valley Film Festival this week. As we all know, Napa is incredible wine country. And […]

Reverie Barbera 2010 & a BV Muscat de Beaulieu for Dessert

It’s Friday night and it’s been an exhilarating and exhausting week! Jane has been working long hours with Leslie Iwerks on two Oscar video tributes for the upcoming Governors Awards – one for Angela Lansbury and one for the famous costume designer Piero Tosi. And on Wednesday night, we shot more episodes for our new […]

Ehlers Estate Cabernet Sauvignon “1886” 2008

Steve and I had a crazy August of work and travel but now we’re back! My birthday was on September 11th and I was looking forward to trying a special bottle for it. I chose the Ehlers Estate flagship “1886” Cabernet Sauvignon. We bought the bottle last year when we went to Napa with our friends […]

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