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Celebrate Our Nation's History With a Tour of Presidential Homes

Feb 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

This past Monday we celebrated President’s Day, a date which was first established in 1885 to commemorate George Washington’s birthday. While the holiday was altered slightly from “Washington’s Birthday” to the current “President’s Day” in the early 1970’s, the day now represents a way to celebrate all of our nation’s Presidents (and of course provides a great excuse to squeeze one... Read More

Falling for Virginia

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

A true wine touring experience is not only what you sample, it’s about what you do, see, smell, and taste along the way. The beautiful Commonwealth of Virginia offers endless possibilities for exploration and discovery all year round—and harvest time is no exception when Virginia invites you to "Discover your Local Crush" during October, Virginia Wine month.... Read More

Loudoun County Close-Up

Jul 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Loudoun Destination Restaurant Program restaurant whose menu features many estate-grown ingredients. There’s plenty to do on the property, and there’s always Middleburg and great wineries nearby.... Read More

Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

Jul 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Bordered by the Chesapeake Bay, and the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers, this region is scenic, historic, and dotted with wineries.... Read More

Salamander Resort & Spa | Virginia Equestrian Retreat

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With 340 acres of Virginia country side and vineyards as a backdrop, the Salamander luxury resort and spa is a beautiful destination scheduled to open in 2013. The resort, located in Middleburg Virginia, will be just a thirty minute drive from Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport and an hour from the capital.... Read More

Southern Holiday Hospitality

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

While it's not always a snowy Christmas in the South, that doesn't mean the decorations are any less impressive than in New England , or the magic any less than in the North Pole. After all, this is the region that gave us Paula Deen and Mardi Gras, bourbon whiskey and the Sugar Bowl. Southern hospitality is legendary, and there's no better time to experience it than the winter holiday season.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Who doesn't love Pez? You get to break open a colorful character dispenser's neck and out pops a little fruity candy in a classic range of flavors like grape, orange, cherry, and strawberry. The Pez Museum in Burlingame, Calif., takes candy nostalgia to the next level with the world's largest Pez dispenser and an exhaustive collection of new, vintage, and rare dispensers dating as far back as the candy's initiation in 1927.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

There’s a museum for everything. Miniatures, bunnies, toilets, and even the Mob have museums across the globe dedicated to their very existence. But just as people are passionate about Burt Reynolds and his friends, they are passionate about foodstuffs like Pez, pasta, and SPAM. Throughout America and around the world there are museums that shine a spotlight on specific and unique culinary inventions, disasters, and histories.... Read More

Horton Vineyards of Gordonsville, Virginia | Producing 20 Grape Varieties on 100 Acres

Nov 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Twenty years have passed since the first crop of grapes was harvested at Horton Vineyards and made into wine. Since then, the original 55 acres founded by Dennis Horton and longtime business partner Joan Bieda, have expanded to 100, with more than 20 grape varieties under cultivation. But that’s not what sets Horton Vineyards apart.... Read More

East Coast Tasting Trails

Sep 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

George Washington with his whiskey and Sam Adams with his Boston beer set great traditions on the East Coast hundreds of years ago, but in the last 50 years, Califor... Read More

Virginia is for Wine Lovers: Tours and Tastings Across the State

Jul 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The beautiful Commonwealth of Virginia is a wonderful place to tour, taste, and vacation. Geographically, it runs the gamut, offering towering mountains, gentle rolling hills, green valleys, and flat coastal plains, peninsulas, and beaches.... Read More

Williamsburg Winery: Virginia’s Largest Winery

Jun 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Encircled by 320 acres of woodland, field, and vineyards, Williamsburg Winery is just three miles from Colonial Williamsburg, yet it’s a world apart.... Read More

Palin Rides Again

Jun 6, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Sarah Palin rode into Washington D.C., bedecked in black leather jacket, helmet and jeans, to honor military veterans at the Rolling Thunder annual rally. Greeted by cheers from the crowd, yelling sentiments like “Sarah, we love you”, this... Read More

Most Well-Read Cities released

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Amazon has released its list of the most read cities in the nation, and not surprisingly the home of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts topped the list. Amazon compiled data from sales of books, magazines and newspapers both in digital and... Read More

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