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A visit to Oregon's Willamette Valley & the Dundee Hills


A visit to Pine Ridge Winery in the Napa Valley

Off the Vine visits the Stags Leap AVA and stops by Pine Ridge Winery to taste their outstanding flagship wine “Fortis”. The Fortis Bordeaux Blend is a superb and collectable wine. Pine Ridge is a great spot along the Silverado Trail.


OTV talks to Naomi Friedman about Slow Food

 Naomi Friedman of Cooking with Naomi tells us about the new Slow Food USA sponsored Time for Lunch Campaign. Naomi is a longtime member of the San Francisco chapter of Slow Food USA.



Off the Vine at the 2009 LA WineFest

 A springtime visit to Los Angeles to check out the cities vibrant food scene seemed just the ticket to chase away a lingering case of the blahs. After a wonderful lunch at Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich’s Pizzeria Mozza I felt energized and raring to go. Off I went to the LA WineFest and a wine glass tasting seminar with 10th generation glassmaker George Riedel. Here is a short video clip form the event.