The Glorious Life

Celebrating New Year’s Eve Around the World

Think about it. Is there another day which is celebrated with equal enthusiasm around the world as New Year’s Eve? While festivities vary from country to country, one tradition is shared worldwide: Toasting. The custom of toasting as we know it today originated in medieval England. Back then, the raising of glasses was accompanied by […]

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A Note from Mike Crumly – Fall in the Vineyards

Now that harvest has come to an end, our vineyard crew settles down and takes their much need vacations. Although the most important season of the year has commenced, there are still a few housekeeping items to tend to make sure everything in the vineyards is set up to go smoothly come next year’s grape […]

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Coming Home for the Holidays

The feeling of returning home for the holidays always stirs so many emotions. For me it’s a strange combination of the all-too-familiar mixed with a reminder of how much has changed. Hugs from Mom and Dad feel the same, but things just look different. I remember the meltdown I had Thanksgiving 2009 when I came home […]

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Spiced Butternut Squash in Point Reyes Toma Frico Cups

The holidays are just around the corner, which means it is a festive and celebratory time to open a bottle of sparkling wine to glorify any holiday occasion! Although we can all agree that wine is the most essential item on the food pyramid, we do realize that we need a few holiday recipes to [...] Read More

Halloween, Glorified.

It’s October. Right now the vines are bare and the leaves are changing from green to orange. The grapes have been crushed and are fermenting and aging in our underground caves. The hustle and bustle of Harvest is behind us, and we have some time to enjoy the changing season. In Sonoma Fall brings rain and […]

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2016 Glorious Bites Challenge Final Event

Chera Little of Leander, Texas, is the winner of the 2016 Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards Glorious Bites Competition and has earned bragging rights, a custom glass trophy and a check for $5000. Her Miso-Maple Glazed Cod Wonton-Cho’s with Crispy Bok Choy Slaw has been deemed this year’s most glorious appetizer recipe in the country […]

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