Local Living: Northern California's Best Wines and More with Francine Segan
Can't make this time? A video recording will be sent to all participants after the seminar.
A virtual trip to Northern California, a food and wine lover’s paradise. Our conversation will virtually explore the area’s fabulous foods, wines, and must-visit destinations. Discover the wonderful wines and vineyards in Napa and the Sonoma Valley. Learn the fun stories behind that State’s famous recipes like San Francisco sourdough bread, cobb salad, avocado toast, and even fortune cookies.
Did you know that California produces over 2/3 of America’s fruit and 1/3 of our veggies, as well as 80% of the world’s almonds? Discover it all as you hear about California’s renowned chefs like Alice Waters, Wolfgang Puck, Thomas Keller, and more. The lecture includes a handout with links to sights in California as well as recipes.
Led by an expert on food history, Francine Segan, this interactive seminar will delight and entertain you. Designed to inform curiosity and future travels, participants will come away with an increased understanding of why California is the most visited State and why it is such a beloved travel destination.
Francine Segan is a renowned food historian and James Beard-nominated author of six books. She is a regular on TV, appearing frequently on the Food Network, PBS, Discovery, and History Channels. Francine's articles have appeared in Saveur, Epicurious, Vogue, and Fine Cooking Magazine and she is an often-featured expert in newspapers including the Wall St Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. She lectures across the USA at such prestigious venues as the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, Smithsonian Museum in DC, Virginia Fine Arts Museum, and 92nd St Y, NYC's premiere cultural center.