April 2022
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Wine Adventure Journal

Adventures In The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements

Welcome to the April 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: Domaine Carneros, Napa Valley

News and Comment

In December we launched Where In The Wine Are We? - a weekly posting of photographs from The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements. The March reveal is out, sharing the locations of photos published that month (click here to view). Readers who submit photos that meet our rules will be entered into a prize drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

We celebrate a lot of holidays in April. If you will be holding an event related to The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements, list your even on our calendar for free. Events must be open to the general public, even if tickets are required. Click here for more information. 

April Holidays & Events

For background information on each of these holidays and events, view our events calendar.

April 1 - National Sourdough Bread Day

Apri 2 - National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

April 7 - National Beer Day

April 12 - National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

April 13 - National Peach Cobbler Day

April 17 - Easter Sunday

April 17 - Malbec World Day

April 19 - National Garlic Day

April 21 - British National Tea Day (UK)

April 22 - National Jelly Bean Day

Latest Articles and Adventures
National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day 2022
National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day celebrates the immensely popular sandwich ingredient combination that is an American lunchtime staple. Peanut butter is believed to have gained popularity in the 1890’s…
Where In The Wine Are We? April 2, 2022
Where In The Wine Are We? for April 2nd may be an easy one for Italian wine lovers. This famous panorama looks north from my favorite European wine town high…
National Sourdough Bread Day 2022
National Sourdough Bread Day celebrates a type of artisan bread made famous during California’s Gold Rush era and still a San Francisco staple today. It is believed that yeast-risen bread…
Where In The Wine Are We? March 26, 2022
Where In The Wine Are We? presents a tough challenge this week. The architecture is Old World, the location is New World. Names and images on the bottles continue the…
We Just Added Two Food and Beverage Movies To Our Film Library
  We just added two movies to our film library at Wine Adventure Films – stories from Adventures In The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements™. See below for discriptions.…
Wine Wednesday With Ozeki Karatamba Saké
It’s Wine Wednesday and a pleasant, warm day here in Northern California – fine for sipping a little Ozeki Karatamba Saké. Ozeki Karatamba is a honjozo type saké, a dry…
National French Bread Day 2022
National French Bread Day celebrates the lovely loaf that reigns among the most versatile in the universe of baked goods. The long, thin shape of the French baguette didn’t arrive…
Happy National Ravioli Day 2022!
National Ravioli Day celebrates the Italian pasta dish that comes in many shapes and sizes with a wide variety of fillings. Thought to have originated in the 1500’s in central…
Where In The Wine Are We? March 19, 2022
This week Where In The Wine Are We? features an American winery famous for producing extraordinary bubbly. From the steps leading to the tasting room entrance we see surrounding hills…
Happy St. Patrick's Day 2022!
St. Patrick’s Day is an annual holiday and feast that commemorates the passing of St. Patrick, a Christian missionary and bishop. Patrick lived in the 5th century and wrote several…
Wine Of The Week - 2017 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon
Our Wine Of The Week is 2017 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, a blend of Cab from Napa Valley and Sonoma County vineyards. Drive up Spring Mountain Road from St.…
Where In The Wine Are We? March 12, 2022
This week Where In The Wine Are We? features an American winery famous for the row of specially pruned 40 foot sycamore trees that line its driveway. They also make some…
Featured Destination: R+D Kitchen in Yountville, Napa Valley
Our March Featured Destination is R+D Kitchen in Yountville, Napa Valley. R+D serves a wide range of dishes that pair well with their solid collection of local wines. If you’ve…
Where In The Wine Are We? March 5, 2022
Where In The Wine Are We? features another popular wine country location that is very visible and extremely popular. As you drive by you’ll see this sign next to the…
Happy Mulled Wine Day 2022!
Mulled wine, which is most popular in regions that experience long cold winters, is simply wine that has been warmed and spiced. Typical recipes include adding sugar, ground cinnamon, ginger,…
Where In The Wine Are We? February 2022 Photo Location Reveal
It’s time to reveal the locations of Where In The Wine Are We? photos posted in February 2022. Did you know any of these places or guess any locations correctly?…

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