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Tasting the Alsace Region's Dopff & Irion Wines

Nov 8, 2017  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Since the Renaissance, wine making has thrived throughout France's Alsace region, particularly in the Village of Riquewihr. Its moniker “Pearl of the Alsace” celebrates a fabled wine making heritage, as well as the village's unchanging layout and overall appearance since the Middle Ages.

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Experience Wine Culture Extraordinaire at Australia's Port Phillip Estate

Oct 30, 2017  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

Less than an hour’s drive south from the manic pace of Melbourne, Australia is the Mornington Peninsula.  A beautiful stretch of earth with crystal blue waters on each side, verdant national parks and quaint seaside towns. In the middle of the peninsula is a breathtaking mountain range that vacillates between lush, green forests and picturesque farmlands, with cattle, sheep, all manner of vegetables and, of course, the grape.

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Sip and Swirl at the Top 7 Wine Bars in Singapore

Sep 13, 2017  |   Contributor: The LuxeNomad

Not all those who wander are lost, sometimes they just can’t find their glass. Have your wine, swirl it around, sniff, throw it back and repeat.

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Why Napa is Our New Favorite Destination for the Holidays | Sponsored Content by Meadowood Napa Valley

Sep 1, 2017  |   Contributor: Meadowood Napa Valley

Home to some of the most beautiful scenery and best wines in the world, it's hard to beat Napa Valley as a vacation destination any time of year.

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What Makes Chardonnay a Chablis?

Aug 1, 2017  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

The word Chablis is said to derive from two Celtic words: cab (house) and leya (near the wood). The village and surrounding wine region of Chablis is situated near Champagne, France in Bourgogne's northern extremity between Paris and Beaune.

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Stellenbosch: South Africa's Art, Wine & Culture Capital

Jul 31, 2017  |   Contributor: Kat Ward

South Africa's most populous city has been steadily growing its reputation as a wine region over the last decade or so. 

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Black Barn Retreats of Hawke’s Bay: New Zealand’s Ultimate Vines, Wines and Dine Vacation

Jul 6, 2017  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

Hawke’s Bay is the culinary mecca that put New Zealand on the international wine connoisseur’s map.

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Is Sonoma County America's Most Complete Wine Region?

Jun 26, 2017  |   Contributor: Nick Kontis

Robert Frost said, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” That mantra bodes well when deciding where to visit Northern California’s two most celebrated grape destinations.

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Bordeaux’s Sensory Encounters: Notes from a Wine-Inspired River Cruise

May 5, 2017  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Many new dimensions define what luxury has become. Opulence was once considered to be acquisition of high end material: purses, clothing, shoes, basic consumer stuff.  With travel, it was seeing destinations along a well-trod, well-known path. Now, with new emerging buying populations, the meaning is evolving. 

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Hungary is Europe’s Next Top Wine Destination No One Knows About

May 2, 2017  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

In recent years, Europe’s traditional powerhouse wine-producing regions from Bordeaux and Burgundy to Tuscany and the Piedmont have begun to adopt more tourist-friendly approaches.

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Meet F&B Industry Leaders at Ruth's TasteMaker Dinners

Apr 28, 2017  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Last night, foodies across the country came together at various Ruth’s Chris Steak House locations to experience a five-course dinner in partnership with Johnnie Walker. Called TasteMaker Dinners, the events feature a curated menu alongside today’s tastemakers of wine, Champagne and whisky.

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The Grape Leaf Inn in the Heart of Sonoma’s Wine Country

Apr 24, 2017  |   Contributor: Beth Graham

The Grape Leaf Inn is a Victorian-era home, built in 1905, that has been renovated and modernized to feature 13 romantic and artfully decorated rooms.

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Napa in a Nutshell: Experiencing a Proper Taste of Wine Country

Apr 24, 2017  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

High on many bucket lists is a trip to Napa Valley, the much-heralded mecca of the premium US wine production industry. Even after deciding to make this trip, there are a myriad of choices that make the planning a daunting task.

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Sweat it Out With the Latest Travel Trend: Cycling Excursions

Feb 7, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Active vacations are becoming one of the year’s hottest travel trends, allowing adventurers to lose some calories while getting a deeper sense of the country through hiking, biking and multi-sport trips. One company offering this type of excursion is Trek Travel, a tour operator providing cycling excursions across the globe.

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The Widest Diversity of French Wines Come From Roussillon

Jan 27, 2017  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Surrounded by mountains and numerous topographical features resulting from a turbulent geological past, France's Roussillon wine region is cradled in a massive amphitheater-like bowl nestled in the South of France.

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