Zester Daily contributor Tina Caputo is a wine, food and lifestyle writer based in Northern California. Her stories have also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Wine Review Online, VisitCalifornia.com and Sonoma magazine.
When warm weather finally arrives after a wet, chilly winter, I can hardly wait to park myself on the front porch with a glass
In my hometown of Petaluma, Calif., less than 20 miles from the Sonoma Coast, freshly shucked oysters are about as easy to come by
Like most wine writers, I've toured dozens of wineries, and seen the insides of more fermentation cellars than I care to recall. Vintners just
Contrary to what we see depicted on television, Americans' holiday food traditions aren't always, well, traditional. As a first-generation Italian-American, I grew up thinking