The Palmina Blog

Steve Clifton
December 10, 2019 | Steve Clifton

Celebrating our 25th Harvest

A letter from Steve that was included with the Winter 2019 wine club shipment  Continue »

Steve Clifton
May 9, 2017 | Steve Clifton

Food & Wine Pairing of the Month

Grilled Lambchops with Fennel & Radicchio  Continue »

Cathy Baer
March 20, 2017 | Cathy Baer

Food & Wine Pairing of the Month

Cortese Steamed Mussles  Continue »

Steve Clifton
November 8, 2016 | Steve Clifton

Feeling Thankful

November if for Nebbiolo!  Continue »

November 24, 2015 |

Palmina Thanksgiving Menu

Still looking for those special dishes to make this Thanksgiving the best one yet? We have a beautiful California-style lineup set to send your tongue into mouthwatering overdrive. As O. Henry noted, “There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving day is the one day that is truly American.” Hear, hear! In that spirit, we encourage you to shop American, and even local in your meats, produce and wines. Pick one, pick them all, you are sure to impress your guests with these delicious Steve Clifton made and tested recipes...  Continue »

November 19, 2015 |

Happy Nebbiolo Month!

Every year here at Palmina we celebrate our favorite noble grape of Italy, the notoriously testy but undoubtedly lovable Nebbiolo. Exhibiting a stunning range of flavor profiles, from a powerful, muscular king to a sophisticated, elegant queen, Nebbiolo can stop even the most seasoned wine drinker in their tracks. It’s both cerebral and visceral at the same time, one to contemplate and one to wildly enjoy.  Continue »

November 13, 2015 |

Early Harvests Hit California in 2015

The unseasonably early harvest of 2015 was a shock to the California wine industry. When the grapes started coming in July, you could hear the tires screech all over the state. Was it the heat and global warming? The drought? The natural cycle? I sat down with Palmina owner and winemaker Chrystal Clifton for some first-hand answers...  Continue »