Tag: California

Beringer Winery – Napa Valley, California
Wine

Beringer Winery – Napa Valley, California

In 1876, brothers Jacob and Frederick Beringer established Beringer Vineyards and dreamed making wines that rivalled the finest first growth properties in Bordeaux. Since 1876 Beringer has been a pioneer in California winemaking. It was the first winery to experiment with gravity flow and chilled cellars into mountains to achieve […]

California figs
Food

California figs

Although the fig is not indigenous to the U S A, since ties introduction in California by Spanish missionaries in 1759 fig trees in the warm climate of the San Joaquin Valley. The good fathers planted the first fig tree in San Diego. That variety is now called mission to […]

California Thematic in Ontario.
Wine

California Thematic in Ontario.

If California were a country, it would be the fourth largest wine producing country in the world. It produces 90 per cent of all the wine produced in the U S A. Americans excel in promoting anything, and wine is no exception. Napa valley, Sonoma County, Paso Robles, Santa Barbara […]

California Produce.
Food

California Produce.

During the summer when Ontario produce abounds, consumers happily indulge in fresh produce. Gradually, British Columbia produce starts showing up, and soon after that, all provinces must import from the USA, mostly California, Florida, Arizona, Texas, and to a lesser extent New Jersey, New Hampshire and other Atlantic Coast states. […]

Kendall-Jackson.
Wine

Kendall-Jackson.

Kendall-Jackson By all accounts, Kendall-Jackson produces some of the best wines in California’s Sonoma County. It is one of the largest winery organizations of the U.S.A. It is in fact California’s premier family-owned winery. The vineyards were established in 1974 in Lake County. At first Jess Jackson was happy to […]

Sonoma Country California.
Wine

Sonoma Country California.

Sonoma Country “There is no place on earth like Sonoma County ”. James Laube This large, agriculture-based county, just north of San Francisco and west of the more famous Napa valley, has been producing wine for more than 200 years. The location bordering northern Pacific Ocean’s waters provides unique climatic […]