When I was asked to interview Christine Cushing and talk about her new YouTube channel, My Favourite Foods, my smile couldn’t have been bigger. It is truly an honour to sit down with one of the most legendary women in the world of food. I thought to myself, I’ll bring the wine and we certainly won’t run out of conversation.
A key player in the Washington State wine region is Columbia Crest Winery and Winemaker Juan Muñoz Oca is the force majeure behind this brand known for producing big, bold Cabernet Sauvignon. While this association may seem surprising to most because when we think of Washington, we think of rainy Oregon being nearby.
Looking for a wicked cool wine adventure? Head to San Fran and make your way to Oakland
The minute I stepped foot in Oakland, I loved it. It is a city filled with possibility, excitement and originality. Just 15 minutes from San Fransisco, with lower rent and in the midst of true renaissance, Oakland is defining a new personality. There is definitely a reason why The New York Times named Oakland the #5 place to visit in the world. The city is blossoming with edgy yet authentic creativity in the culinary, art, wine and travel scene. I cannot wait to go back. Read more…