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3 ‘Excuses’ for a Sonoma Spring Getaway

Spring is a wonderful time to visit California’s Sonoma County for a wine country getaway, as the season provides plenty of “excuses” to linger a little longer and enjoy some experiences beyond the tasting rooms. Here is a sampling of

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Exploring Germany’s Rheinhessen Region

There are no designated “Wine Roads” in Germany’s Rheinhessen growing region in the Rhine Valley. The reason given is that because virtually every village in the region is involved with wine in one way or another, every road is a

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Plan a Trip to Napa Valley Before the Summer Crowds

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The flooding this week in California’s North Coast Wine Country may have you re-thinking a trip to that beautiful part of the world. But floods are rare in that part of the world, and Wine Country can be enjoyed at

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The ‘Connection’ Between Wine and Music

Some years ago, I had the opportunity to interview “smooth jazz” superstar Peter White, a guitar player who has gained a loyal following around the world. I’ve seen him perform countless times, including at the Thornton Winery in Southern California

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