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Etude Wines Made From Eco-Friendly Practices in Carneros, California

Dec 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Aptly named “etude” after the classical music term for a focused study or technical exercise to perfect technique, Etude Wines is dedicated to mastering the craft of winegrowing. The winery was founded 25 years ago by Tony Soter who firmly believes that great wines are grown and not made.... Read More

Italian Sausage Soup Paired With Barrel Select Merlot

Dec 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Linda Kissam

Here’s a yummy fall pairing you’re sure to love. The sausage soup is to die for and when paired with the Château Julien affordable ($15) 2009 Barrel Select Merlot — we definitely have a fall time winner.... Read More

Trione Vineyards & Winery of Geyserville, California

Nov 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

As a tribute to the distinctive grapes of the Alexander and Russian River Valleys, the Trione family founded Trione Vineyards & Winery and started making wines of its own.... Read More

Sequoia Grove Winery | Award Winning Cabernet Sauvignon of Napa Valley

Nov 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

If there’s a sweet spot in the Napa Valley for Cabernet Sauvignon, Sequoia Grove Winery holds a front row seat— with 22 estate acres in the heart of the valley’s Rutherford Bench.... Read More

Hotel Healdsburg | Your Wine Country Hideaway

Nov 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

No one needs to entice me to visit wine country. I could probably pitch a tent in a vineyard and be content with the charm of the Californian countryside and the aromas of a culinary rich landscape. Fortunately, though, I didn’t need to brush up on my Girl Scouts skills on a recent trip to Sonoma.... Read More

The Greater Boston Beverage Society Shakes It Up at House of Blues on November 13

Nov 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

On Sunday, November 13, The Greater Boston Beverage Society will host "Shakin’ It Up!" at House of Blues from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will be a carnival of the cocktail featuring live music and comedy, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails galore and The Left Bank vs. Right Bank Bartender Competition, a battle to determine which side of the river is home to the Boston-area’s best bartenders.... Read More

A Wine Discovery Week in the Douro Valley of Portugal

Nov 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Though wine has been made in Portugal since Roman times, the country’s spirits industry is experiencing a rapid rebirth as the world discovers its distinctive and increasingly acclaimed wines, especially from the renowned region of the Douro Valley, where the country’s eponymous Ports are made.... Read More

Napa Valley Wine Tours in a Porsche Panamera

Oct 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

It’s harvest time up in Napa. The sun is shining, the grapes are ripe on the vine and it’s time to make some world-class wines. That also makes it the perfect time for you to plan getaway to California’s premier winegrowing region, which also happens to be one of the world’s great luxury destinations.... Read More

Colgin Cellars | Behind the Scenes with Ann Colgin in St. Helena, California

Oct 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge

Colgin Cellar's Ann Barry Colgin believes research and development is everything in the wine business. As the statuesque Texas native walks through her magnificent and incredibly well stocked wine cellar where she keeps her private collection, she points out wines from all over the world; from Burgundy and Bordeaux regions of France to Super Tuscans from Italy and wines from the Central Coast of California. There are wines that date back to 1889 and there are large format bottles as well, including an enormous one that contains 18 liters of wine, which is the equivalent to two cases.... Read More

Chateau Montelena Opens Tasting Room at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco

Oct 13, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Chateau Montelena, the historic Napa Valley winery and The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, announces the opening of the winery’s Tasting Room in the world famous hotel on Union Square.... Read More

Grateful Dead Honored by Mendocino Wine Company's Latest Varietal

Oct 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

Wines That Rock announced this week the release of their newest varietal, Grateful Dead “Steal Your Face Red Blend.” The 2009 red blend is the latest in the eclectic winery’s lineup of rock and roll-inspired labels, which already counts Rolling Stones “Forty Licks Merlot,” “Woodstock Chardonnay,” The Police “Synchronicity Red Blend” and Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon Cabernet Sauvignon” among its offerings.... Read More

The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort of Solvang, California

Sep 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country on a 10,000-acre working cattle ranch, the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort gives wine tourers enough outdoor activities to warrant a real vacation. Established as a cattle ranch more than 150 years ago, Alisal started welcoming summer guests in 1946.... Read More

White Oak Vineyards & Winery | Award-Winning Wines of Alexander Valley

Sep 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

White Oak Vineyards & Winery’s story started in the 1970s, when founder Bill Myers purchased a vineyard in the Alexander Valley and began to make small lots of handmade artisan-quality wines. He quickly became known for his outstanding Chardonnay, Zinfandel, and Sauvignon Blanc. In 1991, Bill took home his first Sonoma County Harvest Fair Sweepstakes Award for his 1990 Sonoma County Chardonnay, and, more recently, the 2004 Sauvignon Blanc won the sweepstakes award again in 2005.... Read More

Merryvale Vineyards of St. Helena, California | Historic Napa Valley Winery

Sep 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Located in the heart of the Napa Valley, Merryvale Vineyards has been turning exceptional Napa fruit into world-class wine for almost 30 years. The historic winery was the first one built in the Napa Valley following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, and it has become a must-see destination for visitors to the valley.... Read More

Sanford Winery & Vineyards | Transformed by the Terlato Family

Sep 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Sanford Winery & Vineyards planted the first Pinot Noir vines in the heart of the Santa Rita Hills, a region now heralded for that varietal. Five years later, the winery released its first wine, giving critics the first taste of the potential of Santa Barbara wine country—an area where cool morning fog gives way to warm afternoons—providing an ideal climate for the classic Burgundian varietals, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.... Read More

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