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Touring & Tasting Unveils List of 8 Napa Valley Tasting Rooms Worth Visiting

There are more than 500 wineries in California’s Napa Valley. No wonder it has been called, “Disneyland for grown-ups.” That number is both a blessing and a curse for wine lovers. It’s a blessing because there are so many choices

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Sonoma County: What to Do When the Tasting Rooms Close

Visiting wine country requires some advanced planning, particularly during the busy summer months. Mainly, you want to make sure you have a place to stay, as the B&Bs, resorts and even the chain motels often fill up, especially if there’s

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An Opportunity to Taste Wine Before It’s Bottled

Can you learn anything about a wine before it’s bottled, while it’s aging in oak barrels? Yes and no. When a wine is young, its aroma and flavor spectrum tends to present itself in “parts.” You’ll typically smell a lot

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