Category: Travel

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Chablis: It’s Not Just Any Chardonnay
In the 1970s, during the days of fern bar-restaurants and disco music, it seemed like everyone was ordering a white wine called “Chablis.” This order was given in the same mode wine drinkers these...
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Whiskey: A Bond of Grapes & Grain
The finer things in life are a result of careful and passionate craft. Once an introduction to such craft is made and a connection is forged, you may find yourself embarking on a new-found...
VALPOLICELLA VINEYARDS WINE ITALY
Valpolicella: One Region. Four Wines.
The "Valley of Many Cellars" Opens Its Doors The “valley of many cellars” (as its name translates to) is overflowing with exquisite wine including world-class Amarone.  But there is more to discover in Valpolicella....
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Friuli-Venezia Giulia’s Native Vines Are Ripe for Discovery
A Guide to Italy’s Best-Kept Wine Region: Friuli Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy’s most northeastern region, is known by connoisseurs for producing excellent white wines. Its under-the-radar status as a travel destination is just one reason...
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Spain’s Txakoli Wines: Hard To Pronounce, Easy To Drink
If you’re traveling northwest Spain and find yourself gazing at Limestone cliffs towering dramatically over the Atlantic coastline, you have found beautiful Basque country. Thanks to the maritime climate, this region is cooler, damper,...
Stars of the Loire - Sauvignon Blanc Wines
Stars of the Loire - Sauvignon Blanc Wines Nestled in the heart of France, the Loire Valley overflows with natural beauty. Pastoral farmlands and spectacular castles dot the banks of the region’s namesake river...
The Traveling Somm: Pebble Beach Food & Wine
Pebble Beach Food & Wine I’ve spent the last seven years training, tasting, traveling, studying, and working late nights as a sommelier, which in New York City is utterly fascinating, and usually exhausting! I’m...