NAPA (CBS SF) — Napa County health officials on Sunday confirmed two additional cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total number to 12. Both patients are currently in the city of Napa. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Update: Napa County Announces 2 New COVID-19 Cases, Bringing Total To 12
Alameda County: 178 cases, 4 deaths (135 cases, 2 deaths at last check Thursday) Contra Costa County: 131 cases, 1 death (108 cases, 1 death as of Thursday) Marin County: 65 cases (60 on Thursday) Monterey County: 27 cases, 1 death (24 cases, 1 death on Thursday) Napa County: 8 cases (6 on Thursday) San Francisco County: 279 cases, 3 deaths (223 cases, 2 deaths as of Thursday) San Mateo County: 239 cases, 5 deaths (195 cases, 5 deaths as of Thursday) Santa Clara County: 542 cases, 19 deaths (459 cases, 17 deaths as of Thursday) Santa Cruz County: 32 cases (25 on Thursday) Solano County: 34 cases (31 on Thursday) Sonoma County: 49 cases, 1 death (39 cases, 1 death on Thursday) Statewide: 3,006 cases, 65 deaths (2,535 cases, 53 deaths as of Thursday)Bay City News Service contributed to this report. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus In Napa County: 8th Case Confirmed
Still, the nascent genre has had its share of awkward moments. Smith Story Wines’ virtual-tasting debut, on March 21, “was a hot mess, quite honestly,” laughs co-owner Ali Smith Story. She and her husband, Eric Story, were running on little sleep and high anxiety, and they kept experiencing technical glitches. They had to switch from a video conference to Instagram Live halfway through. Despite it all, they received lots of positive feedback from viewers. “They all laughed with us,” says Smith Story. … [Read more...] about While sheltering in place, California wineries rush to offer virtual wine tastings. Are they fun or just awkward?
• Netflix has released a new wine movie, and, frankly, I love it. “Uncorked,” which starts streaming tomorrow, follows a man caught between his dream of becoming a master sommelier and his father’s wish for him to take over his Memphis barbecue stand. For a feature in The Chronicle’s Datebook section, I talked to writer-director Prentice Penny, star Mamoudou Athie and real-life sommelier DLynn Proctor, who helped produce the film. … [Read more...] about The coronavirus and booze: What you missed this week
Keller owns the French Laundry restaurant and the Bouchon Bistro, both in Yountville. He closed them after the county’s health officer, Karen Relucio, told all residents on March 18 to remain at home except for essential services or activities, and directed nonessential businesses to halt operations. More than 300 employees were sent home without pay, he said. … [Read more...] about Chef sues for coronavirus insurance coverage over French Laundry, Bouchon