4:43pm | July 3, 2015
Hard to believe it’s now July 4th weekend….looking forward to relaxing with friends and family over our outdoor BBQ. Hot fire. Cold beer! It’s been six months of “pedal to the metal”…which is not good necessarily good for one’s sanity…but we’ve been non-stop at Bottega, Coqueta, Chiarello Family Vineyards, and our most recent project – NapaStyle Yountville.
I am super excited about our creative and marketing partnership with the Yountville flagship store, which sits directly across from Bottega. We’re going to use this store as a lab…for food…for wine…and maybe some hand-crafted beer….and for now…all the best fruits that are in season. No kidding, I am taking fruits from my vineyards as well as from my favorite farmers and bottling jars of Fig & Rosemary Marmelata & Saffron Peach Marmelta & Blenheim Apricot & Toasted Anise Marmelata & on and on and on. Also made some grape seed oils…those are grapes from my vineyards…Syrah, Cab…these oils are so flavorful and light…perfect for salad dressings or just dipping.
We’ve got much more in store…more to make, to taste and to share!
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Hard to believe it’s now July 4th weekend….looking forward to relaxing with friends and family over our outdoor BBQ. Hot fire. Cold beer! It’s been six months of “pedal to …