Muns Vineyard – A Mountain Top Pinot and Syrah Paradise

Less than a half hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Los Gatos and Silicon Valley is Muns Vineyard, located high in the Santa Cruz Mountains about 2.5 miles west of the Loma Prieta peak and overlooking Monterey Bay. Muns primarily grows and produces Pinot Noir, but also produces a small amount of Syrah. […]

Big Basin Vineyards – Harvest Festival

Last weekend, Kristen and I headed to Big Basin Vineyards in Boulder Creek, California to tour their estate vineyards, taste their wines, and learn about what goes into making their award winning Syrahs. This was Big Basin’s Harvest Festival weekend with wine tasting, food pairings, and a live jazz band. Big Basin also offered the opportunity to take a self-guided vineyard tour.