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PAIRED: Summer Heirloom tomatoes & wine with guest Laura Taylor, Tomato Matters – 7/26 1:30pm EDT

PAIRED: Summer Heirloom tomatoes & wine with guest Laura Taylor, Tomato Matters – 7/26 1:30pm EDT

On Paired with Chef Mary and Duane our food and wine experts are talking with Laura Taylor of Tomato Matters learning her heirloom tomato secrets– and the recipes and wines that go best with these tart and tangy fruits, yes, fruits.

Jericho Canyon Winery in Calistoga, Napa Valley.
Image: S. Perkovich

A Tour of Calistoga Napa Valley: top six things to do

SONOMA, JULY 19, 2014 – Calistoga, in lovely Napa Valley, California, is breathtaking year-round. Nestled at the base of the Palisades Mountains and Mount Saint Helena, and at the very north end of the Napa Valley, you will find Calistoga. It is a small town treasure in an otherwise vast and often crowded wine country. 1.

Founders Dinner at Stull Residence by Susana Bates

Napa Valley Festival del Sole: A celebration of art and wine

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA, July 18, 2014 – Napa Valley’s Festival del Sole is in full swing, right in the middle of a ten-day celebration of art, music, dance, wellness, cuisine and, of course, wine. Festival del Sole is truly a celebration of life, and the wine country lifestyle meeting the big city arts scene.   Napa


Yakima Washington: A cornucopia of good wine

SEATTLE, July 6th, 2014 — At just over two hours away from Seattle is the “Gateway to Washington Wine Country” and its popularity has been climbing. The city of Yakima is about 30 miles south of Interstate 90, you make turn in Ellensburg. It’s a quaint little township that is home to both agriculture and a

Spend Mother's Day in and around San Francisco. Image: S Perkovich

Celebrate mom with style this Mother’s Day in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 – Mother, mom, ma, mama, mum, mummy, momma, amma, nana, madre, mère. Whatever you call the special lady in your life, one thing is certain, Mother’s Day presents a wonderful opportunity to show her how much she means to you on May 11th. The San Francisco Bay Area offers a