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10 Must-Try California Wines

Let me tell you, there’s a big difference between a connoisseur and an aficionado. Beyond the French and Italian lineage. I am not a wine connoisseur. I am a wine aficionado. Scott’s cousin is a connoisseur, and beyond. She…

Paradise Springs Winery

Paradise Springs Winery is, in fact, paradise. At least as far as we’re concerned. Because it’s 20 minutes from our house and sits at the trailhead for miles and miles of beautiful trails along Bull Run. And it’s infused…

Zip ‘n’ Sip with Ancient Peaks Vineyards

We love our winery and vineyard tours. We love our tastings. But Margarita Adventures has now given us a new way to enjoy touring the vineyards – from above! Five separate zip-line legs, with a sixth coming soon. More…

Maui’s Winery

In the three years we’ve lived in Oahu, we haven’t taken nearly enough advantage of the fact that a half dozen other gorgeous islands, filled with their own vacation spots, adventures, and foodie discoveries, all lie within about a half…

Buffalo Trace Distillery

The story of Kentucky is, in many ways, the story of the Scots-Irish. The Scots-Irish, or the Ulster Scots, were dissenters from Scotland transplanted to northern Ireland to stand between the British and the Irish. Instead, they made friends…

Arroyo Grande :: Talley Vineyards

Wineries and vineyards play a huge role in the cultivation of culture, hospitality, and community in California’s wine regions – more so in the Central Coast than any other region, where the focus is less big business and more…