Category: Travel

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...
Guide to Getting Your Wine on in the Bayou City
Though it’s not often covered on a national scale, Houston's burgeoning wine scene offers plenty of low-key establishments for serious wine drinkers. Passionate, knowledgeable purveyors in the city put a premium on educating guests...
The Best Rooftop Bars in NYC
When the sweltering heat hits the New York City streets, locals and tourists alike head up, literally. All around town are rooftop bars with plush couches for enjoying a relaxing drink while admiring the...
Day-Tripping in Woodinville Wine Country
Washington State’s scenic Woodinville Valley is just 30 minutes northeast of Seattle making it an ideal day trip for wine lovers. With 115 wineries and tasting rooms, as well as over two dozen restaurants...
Slurping in Seattle, and More!
Seafood reigns supreme all over Seattle. Fresh Pacific oysters and other mollusks, salmon of all kinds and the strangely phallic geoduck clam rest atop layers of crushed ice at Pike Place Market. But the...
Umbria, The Easier One-Day Trip Out of Rome
While quick trips from Rome to the heart of Tuscany are doable, you’ll get a better feel for the classic Italian countryside, ancient hilltop towns, and, of course, traditional dishes like porchetta, by heading...