Category: Travel

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THE TRAVELING SOMM: One Day in Burgundy
Early one winter Monday morning in France, I made the threeish-hour drive from Reims in Champagne to Beaune, the epi-center of Burgundy. A drive to remember, in what was a chilly, torrential downpour accompanied...
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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...
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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,...