CALIFORNIA LIVING® with show creator & host Aprilanne Hurley sets the stage for a “Birds Weekend” in Bodega Bay, California, in CALIFORNIA LIVING’s NEW “Birds Movie Scene Tour” Travel Special airing on ION Media Television.
Viewers are invited to tune-in for the CALIFORNIA LIVING™ Insider’s Guide to the major filming site locations in Alfred Hitchcock’s famous 1960’s thriller “The Birds” located in the town of Bodega, and Bodega Bay, California.
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.
This week on CALIFORNIA LIVING® host and Party Girl Diet™ author Aprilanne Hurley dishes the inside look at ‘Tiburon, California, the perfect “Bay Area getaway” for a day-trip or “stay & play” on the San Francisco Bay waterfront.
Here’s a peek at all the fun Hurley gets into in this CALIFORNIA LIVING™ TV Travel Special ON “Tiburon, California:”
“Sea to Table” & fresh, local cuisine at the award winning Sam’s Anchor Cafe located on the Tiburon waterfront. With a super fun waterfront deck that people can even pull up to in their boats, a visit to Sam’s Anchor Cafe located on Main Street in Tiburon, Calif. is a “must experience” Bay Area getaway to enjoy all year round.
Aprilanne get’s in on the stand-up paddle boarding fun with DemoSport owner & Adventure Guide Steve Merrifield
Hurley check out Angel Island State Park’s amazing white sandy beaches and romantic Sunset Cruises with Captain Maggie McDonogh and the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry.
California Living host Aprilanne Hurley gets up close and personal with Maverick Surf Competition Founder Jeff Clark for the inside look at how Mavericks was discovered, and hits the beach to get onboard with a fun water sport that torches calories and conditions your core.
With the Valley Fire currently ravaging through several counties of California, California Living ® host Aprilanne Hurley encourages you to “Be Prepared” during September 2015 – National Disaster Preparedness Month. Now is the time to get your Preparedness Plan in place at home and at work. Since the launch of …
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…
PlumpJack Winery’s cabernet had recently been named the “World’s #1 Cab.”
PlumpJack Winery pioneers screw cap closures on high end wine.
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® with host Aprilanne Hurley
This CALIFORNIA LIVING® PlumpJack Winery Food & Wine Special also features:
Overview of the “Steps to Wine Tasting”
Behind the scenes look at what goes into making great wine at PlumpJack
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:
Odette Winery, Napa Valley, Califonia
Odette Winery located in the Stags Leap District along Silverado Trail, Napa Valley, 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…
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 …
When visiting Southern California, CALIFORNIA LIVING® TV Magazine show creator and host Aprilanne Hurley recommends you explore the magical “Mission Santa Barbara” to experience the rare ‘living story’ of what life was like when the Santa Barbara Mission was home to the Spanish Franciscans…as well as what the CALIFORNIA LIVING® lifestyle is like at the Mssion today, more than 200 years later.
CALIFORNIA LIVING® with host Aprilanne Hurley reaches millions of TV households in the San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose Calif. Market – the Nation’s 6 largest TV market. Currently airing on Ion Television in both the San Francisco and Sacramento markets – CALIFORNIA LIVING® is thrilled to be celebrating over 10 years on broadcast television with the ongoing mission to deliver fun, “California lifestyle” centric content in a fun paced, TV magazine style format.
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.