California Living airs insider’s guide to California Wine Country

California Living® host & Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley in Napa Valley, California.

California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley airs an Insider’s Guide to California Wine Country on ION Television this season. When it comes to exploring California Wine Country, California Living ® has made it a priority to visit California’s top Wine Country destinations to deliver the Insider’s Guide to California’s Wine …

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California Living dishes Napa Valley Crab Cakes Recipe on ION

California Living® host Aprilanne Hurley dishes Napa Valley Crab Cakes on ION Television.

Tune in to the CALIFORNIA LIVING@ Food & Wine Pairing Series this season for entertaining tips and coveted recipe from the pros – like the following easy and delicious Crab Cake Recipe compliments of Jeffrey Starr, Trinchero Family Estates Winery Chef , who whipped up this and numerous other fabulous recipes on location at the Sutter Home Inn, Napa Valley, Calif. with CALIFORNIA LIVING® host Aprilanne Hurley.

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California Living spotlights Napa Valley wine and food pairings

California Living ® reveals the secrets to Napa Valley wine and food pairing on ION Television.

California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley invites you to discover the secrets to creating perfect food and wine pairings with Napa Valley wine this week on California Living®. Get ready to celebrate the holidays with California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley, and discover the secrets to creating perfect food and …

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California Living airs inside look at Napa Valley wine pairing

CALIFORNIA LIIVNG® with host Aprilanne Hurley reveals the secrets to food and wine pairing in Napa Valley, California.

Join California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley for the inside look at how to expertly pair wine and food at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, located in Napa Valley, California. California Living spotlights Napa Valley, California, food and wine pairing To wrap California Wine Month with a bang, …

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Carneros Inn and Spa in California Living spotlight

CALIFORNIA LIVING® spotlights the Carneros Inn Napa Valley, California.

California Living® host Aprilanne Hurley delivers the Insider’s Guide to The Carneros Inn & Spa on ION Television Thursday, March 3, 2016. When CALIFORNIA LIVING® producer and host Aprilanne Hurley set her sights on creating a travel special on the Carneros Inn & Spa, she knew it would be the type of …

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Valley Fire shows ‘Preparedness’ is integral part of California Living

California Living® host Aprilanne Hurley is on-location in Tiburon, California.

October 2014 marks CALIFORNIA LIVING® host and Party Girl Diet author Aprilanne Hurley’s 24th anniversary moving to California. Originally from the East Coast, Hurley admits she is “absolutely smitten with everything about living in California,” offering, “everyday feels like a vacation day here – from the mild climate, to the beautiful terrain, to that relaxed “California Lifestyle” which is what CALIFORNIA LIVING® is all about.”

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CA Living TV dishes ‘California Wine Month’ food and wine

Celebrate California Living® Wine Month 2015 with California Living ® host and Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley, who is on a mission to uncover the secrets to food and wine pairing on-location in Napa Valley, California with Winery Chef Jeffrey Starr at the Trinchero Family Estates Sutter Home Inn.

California Living host Aprilanne Hurley’s mission to uncover the best food and wine pairing secrets brought her on-location with Winery Chef Jeffrey Starr at the Trinchero Family Estates Sutter Home Inn located in beautiful Napa Valley, Calif. The wine and food pairing secrets discovered, as well as the easy entertaining tips we scored are inspiring nuggets for both aspiring home chefs and busy people who want to entertain but don’t often have the time it takes to make it all happen with everything else they have going on.

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California Living’s ‘California Wine Month’ insider’s guide

California Living® Spotlights "California Wine Month"

Love California food and wine?  California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley dishes the insider’s guide to an entire month of California food & wine in celebration of “California Wine Month” during September, 2015…and beyond. That’s right.  “California Wine Month” organizers and the Wine Institute have made it easier than ever to …

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California Living airs inside look at PlumpJack Winery ‘story’

John Conover, General Manager of PlumpJack Winery with Aprilanne Hurley, host of California Living®
Partner and General Manager of PlumpJack Winery John Conover and Aprilanne Hurley, host of California Living® discuss screw cap vs. cork closures for high-end wine.

California Living® celebrates “California Wine Month” with the inside look at our “best of” TV episodes featuring California wineries and California food & wine pairing.

This Week on California Living®:  As the Wine Industry debates over Screw Cap verses Cork closures…California Living® host Aprilanne Hurley gets an Inside Look at the compelling reasons why PlumpJack Winery made the bold move to  offer screw cap closures on their high end wine.

There’s a great story behind every California Living® TV episode. This is PlumpJack Winery’s story…

California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley was a new “California lifestyle” TV show at the time we filmed on location at PlumpJack Winery in Napa Valley, California.

We appreciated PlumpJack Group invitation to go behind the scenes and into their world of wine. We also knew our viewers would really enjoy an inside look at the PlumpJack wine tasting experience, after all…

California-Living-Aprilanne-Hurley-Plumpjack-WineryPlumpJack Winery’s cabernet had recently been named the “World’s #1 Cab.”

PlumpJack Winery pioneers screw cap closures on high end wine.

Catch California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley on ION Television Tuesday & Thursday mornings.Watch this “Best of” episode of CALIFORNIA LIVING® on ION Television Tuesday, September, 2015 in the San Francisco and Sacramento markets.

In this show, PlumpJack Winery partner and GM John Conover tells the story of how PlumpJack got it’s unique name.  We also hear what PlumpJack Winery founders  Gavin Newsom and Gordon Getty bring to the table, and get their take on why they went for screw cap closures on their high end wine.

PlumpJack Wine Pairing with BBQ on California Living®

PlumpJack Wine Pairing with BBQ on California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley

This CALIFORNIA LIVING® PlumpJack Winery Food & Wine Special also features:

Fast forward to 2015.  As CALIFORNIA LIIVNG® celebrates 10 years on broadcast television, we extend a note of appreciation to PlumpJack Group for giving us the opportunity to “tell their story.”   The content featured in our PlumpJack Winery TV special remains as entertaining and evergreen as the day we filmed it.

Yes, PlumpJack Winemaker Tony Biagi has moved on.  Yet, if we’ve learned anything over the last 10 years – it’s that “things change.”

Today, winemaker Aaron Miller and his team continue on to earn PlumpJack wine high critical acclaim.

For the PlumpJack Group, “change” has been a good thing.  In addition to managing growth in their “lifestyle” focused restaurant and resort property offerings, PlumpJack Group’s portfolio now includes 2 additional Napa Valley wineries:

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Odette Winery, Napa Valley, Califonia

 

Odette Winery located in the Stags Leap District along Silverado Trail, Napa Valley, California.

NEW EVENTS!  Click here for info. on Odette Estate’s 6/19/2015 Winemaker Dinner Event and 6/20/2015 Opening Celebration!

 

PlumpJack Group's Cade Winery

Cade Winery, ST. Helena, California

CADE Winery located on Howell Mountain, St. Helena, California.  Napa Valley’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certified estate winery.

 

 

Special thanks to the PlumpJack Group for inviting our CALIFORNIA LIVING® TV team and viewers behind the scenes to experience exceptional wine tasting, wine making…and the essence of living the #PlumpJackLife.

Pour a glass of wine, sit back, relax and watch the entire CALIFORNIA LIVING® PlumpJack Winery Special on-demand below…

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California Living: Carneros Inn on list of ‘Top Hotels’ for Wine Harvest

CALIFORNIA LIVING® host and Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley on location at the Carneros Inn & Span, Napa Valley, California

Carneros Inn and Spa, Napa Valley, California, on list of “Top Hotels” for California Wine Harvest by California Living® Host Aprilanne Hurley and the Robb Report. When CALIFORNIA LIVING® creator and host Aprilanne Hurley set her sights on producing a travel special on the Carneros Inn & Spa, she knew …

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