August 2021
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Wine Adventure Journal

Adventures In The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements

Welcome to the August edition of Wine Adventure Journal's Monthly Harvest Newsletter - a recap of our most recent articles and adventures plus a splash of news and coming events.

Top Photo credit: View of Clear Lake from Shannon Ridge's Viligance Tasting Room, Lake County, California.

News and Comment

Summer is in full swing and it is becoming more difficult to book reservations in Napa Valley's better restaurants and winery tasting rooms. This is not just because of high demand, it is also a result of a labor shortage. Be patient and keep trying!

August Holidays & Events

Few months rival August for the most holidays of interest to Wine Adventurers. There's something to celebrate nearly every week!

August 2 - National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3 - National Watermelon Day

August 4 - National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 6 - National Root Beer Float Day

August 6 - International Beer Day

August 7 - National Mustard Day

August 13 - National Filet Mignon Day

September events that you may want to buy tickets for soon: Bottle Rock and Fortinet Championship PGA Tour® Golf (both in Napa, CA).

Latest Articles and Adventures
Featured Destination: Shannon Ridge in Lake County
Our August Featured Destination is the Shannon Ridge Vigilance Tasting Room in Lake County, California, just north of Napa Valley. The Lake County wine region enjoys excellent warm weather growing…
Book Of The Month - The Beer Bible
Our August Book Of The Month selection is The Beer Bible byJeff Alworth. The world of brewing never stops evolving, so here is the 2nd edition of The Beer Bible, the…
Happy National Hot Dog Day!
National Hot Dog Day celebrates one of the great American foods that you can buy at ball parks, in restaurants and on street corners. Over 25 million hot dogs are…
Book Of The Month - Fire + Wine
Our July Book Of The Month selection is Fire +Wine by Mary Cressler and Sean Martin. If you like to grill and sip, this excellent cookbook will help you accurately pair…
Wine Of The Week - 2020 Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc
Our Wine Of The Week is 2020 Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc. This wonderful wine from Spottswoode Estate Vineyards & Winery in St. Helena is produced with grapes grown 40% in Napa Valley…
Wine Of The Week - 2020 Acquiesce Grenache Blanc
Our Wine Of The Week is 2020 Acquiesce Grenache Blanc. Taste before reading the label and you’ll swear this wine is a Rhône import. The unique soft shouldered bottle, French-style label…
Featured Destination: Vintner's Golf Club in Napa Valley
Our July Featured Destination is Vintner’s Golf Club, a charming nine hole golf course walking distance from downtown Yountville in Napa Valley. This gem is outlined by stands of beautiful…
Fortinet Championship - PGA Tour® Golf Returns To Napa Valley
If you are going to visit Napa Valley this harvest season, make plans to attend the Fortinet Championship (formerly Safeway Open) being held at the Silverado Resort and Spa in…

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