Monthly Archives: October 2018

Napa or Sonoma? The Small City Vibe vs. the Country Side

When planning a getaway weekend to Northern California’s wine country, you have many decisions to make: where to stay, where to eat, which wineries to visit… But the very first decision that must be made is which region to visit:

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

A Trip to a Tasting Room: Do I Really Need to Spit Out Each Wine?

You’ve probably read it in wine books, or perhaps even in this blog: When visiting a winery tasting room, it’s a good idea to spit out each sip of wine after sloshing it around your mouth to taste it. I’ve

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Unusual Food-and-Wine Pairings That Will Surprise Any Wine Aficionado

“Red wine with meat, white wine with fish.” For eons, that was the mantra of both winemakers and chefs, who sought to simplify the often-mystifying challenge of pairing our favorite adult beverage with specific dishes. That myth was exploded in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Visit These Haunted Wineries… If You Dare

Halloween will be here before you know it. This I know because two full aisles of my local pharmacy are packed with candy and decorations. With the “holiday” comes tales of the unexplainable, of ghosts inhabiting places far beyond those

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Our Wine Travel Log
Members-only Wine sampler specials delivered straight to your inbox via our Cyber Circle newsletter.

Archives