Tag Archives: Oakland

I Paid Retail and it was Worth it!

I work in retail. I don’t pay retail! Well, not usually but it was not a usual set of circumstances. Monday night, I decided I’m going to join the wine club of Bay Grape because it’s such a wonderful shop … Continue reading

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A NIGHT IN NAPA (BY WAY OF OAKLAND)

Last week, I attended a workshop at Bay Grape in Oakland titled, “Napa Valley Terroir and the Evolution of Napa Style.” This event featured producers Jill Matthiasson of Matthiasson wines and Stuart Smith of Smith-Madrone wines who shared their stories. … Continue reading

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