California Living dishes story behind Sam’s Anchor Cafe Crab Cioppino

Score the authentic "sams tiburon" San Francisco style Crab Cioppino Recipe featured on California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley.

CA INSIDER and California Living primetime show host Aprilanne Hurley says this Authentic San Francisco Crab Cioppino recipe is a great dish to serve a crowd – and will be the talk of the town! Recipe compliments of Sam’s Anchor Cafe, Tiburon, CA.

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California Living dishes Sonoma Wine Country Artichokes

California Living host Aprilanne Hurley makes Stuffed Artichokes with Executive Chef Graziano

California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley serves up Stuffed Artichokes with Sonoma Wine Country Executive Chef Graziano. The almighty California Artichoke was named California’s official vegetable by California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom.  The California artichoke growers are pleased that artichokes are receiving their just recognition. 99.99% of all commercially grown …

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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 dishes Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

California Living® dishes the ultimate Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe.

Love holiday food & wine?  California Living® host & Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley invites you to catch the California Living® Hollywood Holiday Entertaining Special airing on ION Television Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 and Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 on ION Television. California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley airs on ION …

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California Living dishes holiday entertaining Hollywood style

Join California Living® host Aprilanne Hurley for the inside look at holiday entertaining.

Join California Living® TV host and Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley for the inside look at “Holiday Entertaining” made simple with tips, tricks and yummy holiday recipes to ensure you will “survive” and even better – enjoy every minute of the holiday season indulging on delish food & wine …

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Eric Stromer reveals home design secrets on California Living

Eric Stromer - one of People Magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" and HGTV master carpenter dishes expert home design ideas on CALIFORNIA LIVING®

The A-List of expert guests appearing on The CALIFORNIA LIVING® Lifestyle TV Magazine with show creator & host Aprilanne Hurley’s Home Design Specials includes Ty Pennington, host of Extreme Makeover-Home Edition, Eric Stromer – Master Carpenter, TV Personality and one of People Magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive,” and prominent designers, landscape architects, developers, and builders – all offering invaluable advice in their fields of expertise.

In this California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley Home Design Special Hurley explores how a 100+ year old, 6,500 square foot “summer cottage” was transformed into an elegant estate for Marin Designers’ Showcase – a major fundraiser facilitated by the Auxiliary for the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership of Marin.

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California Living marks 10 years exploring California life

Join Aprilanne Hurley behind the scenes at the California Living® Sonoma Wine Country Kitchen for the Insider's Guide to The California Life.™

California Living ® and host Aprilanne Hurley are excited to celebrate 10 years on broadcast television featuring the Insider’s Guide to The California Life™ spotlighting California food, wine and fun travel experiences that embody The California Life.™ “We are so lucky to live the relaxed California life,” host Hurley offers, adding, “It’s …

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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 airs insider’s guide to Half Moon Bay

This week, California Living© with TV series creator and host Aprilanne Hurley is all about delicious food, decadent spa and fun fitness ops in Half Moon Bay, CA. Tune in to California Living™ for the insider’s guide to Half Moon Bay, CA a super romantic Bay Area getaway for couples offering everything you could want in a getaway on California’s famed coast.

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'California Living' dishes 'holiday survival guide' for food and wine paring, entertaining with ease

Holiday entertaining is super fun, yet it can also be a source of stress, especially when looking to create memorable “food and wine pairings” for your guests to enjoy. CALIFORNIA LIVING® TV series creator and Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley’s “Holiday Food & Wine Pairing & Entertaining Guide” 2014 will help you “survive” AND enjoy every minute of the holidays – stress free with expert” food and wine pairing” tip, tricks and secrets from executive chefs, winery chefs and entertainment experts featured on Inside Look TV’s CALIFORNIA LIVING® TV magazine this season.

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