Oregon Filming: Behind The Scenes

Day 1 Winery Day Last week, the crew and I had an incredible trip to the the great state of Oregon filming our “Oregon” episode for season 2 of V is for Vino! Our first day of shooting was at Lange Estate Winery and Vineyards, our featured producer for the episode! Lange is located in the Dundee Hills AVA, which …

fresh tomato salad from TORC in Napa

The BEST THING you can do with Fresh Tomatoes (recipe)

Mediterranean Tomato Salad by Chef Sean O’Toole of TORC restaurant in Napa, CA This recipe for “Mediterranean Tomato Salad” with labne is best with farmers market tomatoes; the fresher the better! Watch the video to see Vince and Chef Sean of Torc restaurant make the prettiest (and dare I say, tastiest?) tomato dish you’ve ever seen. Or keep reading to get the recipe! …

Bruno Mars in black and white

Wine You Drink Is Never Sweet. Well, Almost Never.

As Bruno Mars’s new album 24K Magic tells us, sweet wine is a thing right? How could “Strawberry Champagne on ice” not be sweet? (By the way, what the hell is strawberry Champagne? Is it Rosè? Or Champagne with a literal strawberry in it? And for god sakes, why are we watering it down with ice Bruno?)   Before we …