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Getting to North Coast Wine Country Just Got Easier

There’s good news for people who live in or around Orange County, Calif., and like to travel to the state’s world-famous North Coast Wine Country. Alaska Airlines has added flights from John Wayne Airport to Sonoma County’s Charles M. Schulz

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

3 Tons of Cabernet Grapes or $15,000 — Which Would You Take?

During my visit to Reno last week, I was inundated with TV commercials and newspaper ads promoting the Silver Legacy Resort’s year-long “$500,000 You’ll Take the Cash Anyway Giveaway.” Casino visitors qualify for the giveaways through daily drawings. Currently, the

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Posted in Wine in the Glass

A Wine Dinner in a Most Unexpected Place

Most people who visit Reno go for the gambling. Some describe northern Nevada’s gaming mecca as “the way Las Vegas used to be.” The downtown area is home to three mega-resorts that are connected by an interior walkway: Eldorado, Silver

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Posted in Wine Buzz

Updates on World Wine Rankings, Japan and Reno

Let’s close out this week with a few updates on recent blogs… On Wednesday, we shared the news that the United States had surpassed France as the No. 1 consumer of wine in the world. We also shared the speculation

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Posted in Editor's Journal
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