September 2021
The bar at Trattoria Martone

Wine Adventure Journal

Adventures In The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements

Welcome to the September 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: The bar at recently opened Trattoria Martone in Fairfield, CA - our September destination of the month.

News and Comment

Harvest is underway here in Northen California Wine Country as Sauvignon Blanc and other early pick varietals are making their way to crush pads. It won't be long until the aroma of fermentation permeates the air throughout the area - a great time for a drive with the windows down.

September Holidays & Events

September is the gateway to the holiday season, beginning with Labor Day and several of the most popular events in Northern California Wine Country.

September 2 - International Cabernet Day

September 3 thru 5 - Bottle Rock Music Festival (Napa, CA)

September 6 - Labor Day (USA)

September 16 thru 18 - Sonoma County Wine Auction (Sonoma County, CA)

September 16 thu 19 - Fortinet Championship PGA Tour® Golf (Napa, CA)

September 18 - National Cheeseburger Day (USA)

September 22 - First day of Autumn

September 29 - National Coffee Day (USA)

Latest Articles and Adventures
Featured Destination: Trattoria Martone, Fairfield CA
Our September Featured Destination is Trattoria Martone, serving authentic Italian food in Fairfield, Napa’s next door neighbor to the east. If you like going out for Italian meals, you may…
Book Of The Month - The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook
Our September Book Of The Month selection is The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook by Ashley Craft. Written by a Disneyland (California) local who interned at Walt Disney World (Florida), the happiness…
It's International Cabernet Day, Sip Up!
International Cabernet Day celebrates the most widely-grown wine grape in the world and the bold, flavorful wines that are produced from it. This wine holiday began in 2010 and has…
Wine Of The Week - 2013 Round Pond Estate Scholar's Gate
Our Wine Of The Week is 2013 Round Pond Estate Scholar’s Gate, an ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley’s Rutherford growing area. This wine is part of Round Pond’s Gravel…
Happy National Potato Day!
National Potato Day celebrates a widely-loved and simple vegetable that can be prepared hundreds of ways to look and taste spectacular. Whether chopped into french fries or baked and stuffed…
Happy National Pinot Noir Day!
National Pinot Noir Day celebrates that wonderful grape by the same name and the delicious wine produced from it. This French varietal is grown primarily in Burgundy and Champagne in…
Wine Of The Week - Ozeki Karatamba Saké
Our Wine Of The Week is Ozeki Karatamba Saké, a light, dry premium rice wine imported from Japan. Saké (prounced sah-keh) is generally segmented into four primary grades of quality…
We Just Added Two More Food Films To Our Wine Adventure Films Library
We just added two more food films to our library of Wine Adventure Films – stories from Adventures In The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements™. Restaurants, chefs, long lost…

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