Taste Takes Off

Episode Guide

California, Napa Valley

Series 305 · Episode 4

Taste Takes Off to the world’s most famous wine tourism destination, Napa Valley, just north of San Francisco. We find in the valley there’s much more to sample than the wine. St Helena Farmers Market, is the classiest and probably the most expensive farmers market in the world. At Copia, the American Centre for Food, Wine & the Arts, there’s a garden filled with the scents of wine and there’s exhibitions of food art. Napa Valley is overrun with fine dining restaurants and among the best chefs is Ken Frank at La Toque. Be prepared to spend a fortune when you shop at Dean & Deluca. Its a not to be missed destination for food lovers with probably the world’s best selection of fine cheeses, state of the art kitchen ware and wine. Schramsberg Winery is one of the original vineyards in the Valley. It dates back to 1862. Their method champenoise is world class and its all matured in two miles of caves housing up to 2 million bottles of wine.

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