Sipping in Sofia: Where to Enjoy Wine in Bulgaria’s Capital

Bulgaria has a long history of making wine, and solid wine at that. The only problem is that not many people know about it. They’ve been doing it since the iron age. This small Balkan country has over 120 native varietals, and is quite adept at growing some of the hits as well. Cabernet Sauvignon,... Read More

Drinking Vermut in Barcelona

It’s just before noon on a warm Thursday in Barcelona, Spain. Tucked down a bright side street in the neighborhood of Gracia, La Vermuteria del Tano has been open for a few hours. It’s still easy to find a seat at the bar or one of the small tables packed into the compact dining room.... Read More

Five Bulgarian Wines You Should Know

When people think of global wine regions, Bulgaria is usually not at the top of the list. Tucked deep in southeastern Europe, this Balkan country is an obscurity to most Americans. Freed from Communist rule only around fifteen years ago, Bulgaria is ready to join the world’s stage for wine and cuisine.  Bulgaria has produced... Read More

Sipping Along the Santa Fe Margarita Trail

Santa Fe, New Mexico’s capital city, is renowned for its creative arts and Pueblo-style architecture. Tucked up in the Sangre de Cristo mountains, it enjoys a vibrant Native American culture, more than 300 days of sunshine every year, and a glorious culinary scene.  Legend has it Santa Fe was also the first place in the... Read More

Eating & Drinking Like a Pro in Walt Disney World

When it comes to fine dining, the most magical place on earth has a bit of an image problem. For many people, Walt Disney World is far better known for giant turkey legs and Mickey Mouse-shaped ice cream bars than haute cuisine.  This misconception has caused so many guests to miss out on one of... Read More