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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:

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

5 of Our Favorite Wine Quotes

Wine is a topic that lends itself to memorable observations. That’s because it not only is a beverage, but also an esteemed food companion, a symbol of celebrations and a humble instigator of conversation. Quotes about wine can be found

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Posted in Wine Buzz

Wine Aged in Bourbon Barrels: The Next Big Thing?

As we noted in this blog , barrels can play a key role in what a wine ultimately tastes like. A vast majority of barrels used for aging wine — something along the lines of 99.99999999999 percent — are made

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Margrit Biever Mondavi: The Passing of a Napa Valley Legend

I had planned to devote today’s blog to the harvest in Austria — a place with which Michelle and I fell in love during our all-too-short visit in late 2014 — but the passing of Margrit Biever Mondavi will push

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Posted in Editor's Journal
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