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Visit a Tuscan Castle Where Michelangelo Sought Inspiration: Castello di Gabbiano

Nov 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Before arriving in Tuscany, I tried to imagine what the Italian countryside would look like in the fall: trees slowly shedding their yellow and orange leaves, rows off grapevines rolling down the hills, layers of lush green mountains sitting solemnly in the distance. Driving around the winding roads to my accommodations at Castello di Gabbiano, I quickly saw that my assumptions were correct. It was exactly as pictured, yet something about it was really surprising.

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Finding Luxury Off the Beaten Path at Colorado's Smith Fork Ranch

Jun 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Mother Nature is hard to compete with. How does one out-do the Rocky Mountain's jagged horizon sprinkled with snow in summer or the splendor of placid lakes and gushing, clear rivers? Marley and Linda Hodgson figured they wouldn't contend with nature's perfection; instead, the couple opened the Smith Fork Ranch, a rustic retreat that compliments its spectacular surroundings and savors every aspect of it.... Read More

The Clifton Inn Mixes Boutique Charm with Esteemed Relais & Châteaux Touches

May 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

With the smoky Blue Ridge Mountains as a scenic backdrop and rolling verdant hills as a hallmark, it really doesn't get any prettier than the countryside around Charlottesville, Virginia. Thomas Jefferson knew that well when he decided to build and locate Monticello, his beloved neoclassical estate, in the area.... Read More

Gourmet Getaway to New Zealand's Otahuna Lodge

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen  |  2 Comments

While many travelers visit New Zealand for the breathtaking scenery and adrenaline-pumping adventure sports, this idyllic island nation also has a dynamic and delicious food scene that’s taken farm-to-table cuisine to the next level. Visitors will find fabulous foodie scenes not only in the cosmopolitan restaurants of cities like Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, but also in small, out-of-the-way places where the food on the plate was grown on the land just out back behind the kitchen door.... Read More

Farm-to-Table at its Finest at New Mexico's Los Poblanos Inn

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

There's a new trend in travel simmering across the States: luxury farm stays. That is, splendid and charming accommodations right on property where grapes and cabbage grow and goats and cows graze. It's dining so close to the farm that you could take your fork, lean out the window, and pluck the berries for the house-made granola. It's rooms so cozy and cared for that every soap, linen, and candle is made just steps away. I couldn't be more pleased.... Read More

Vermont Offers First Bites of 2012 Harvest

Sep 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

Thanks to its widespread support of artisanal farms and “cottage” food producers, Vermont is a delicious destination at any time of year...but fall brings particular bounty. No wonder locals, neighboring New Englanders and even Tri-State residents look forward to it.... Read More

Things to See & Do in Vermont During the Fall

Sep 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With the 5th annual Naked Table Lunch in downtown Woodstock rounding out August’s final weekend, Vermont got a head start on the harvest festival season—as befits the northernmost New England state. Thanks to its widespread support of artisanal farms and “cottage” food producers, Vermont is a delicious destination at any time of year…but fall brings particular bounty. No wonder locals, neighboring New Englanders and even Tri-State residents look forward to it.... Read More

Exploring a Chef's Journey From Farm to Table in Northern Utah

May 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

The discrete movement from theory to practice sounds like the beginning of a philosophical treatise, not a story on an artisanal food sourcing journey. But the popular, yet still edgy locovore/farm-to-table idea did indeed become real when I went on a food sourcing journey, with Executive Chef John Murcko, from Canyons in Park City Utah.... Read More

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