Sangria Recipe From Thornton Winery

Sep 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Linda Kissam  |  1 Comment

Summer is on it’s way out — so make your way into the kitchen to recreate your own version of the beloved Sangria that is served at Thornton Winery Jazz Concerts.... Read More

Distinctive Washington White Wines

Sep 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The long, sunlit days and cool, brisk nights of a Washington summer are easy to savor. You’ll find them in the white wines made from the more than 13,500 vineyard acres of grapes that grow across the state.... Read More

Stags Leap Winery | History and Enchantment in Napa Valley

Sep 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The majesty of Stags Leap Winery astonishes many first-time visitors. Located on the east side of the Napa Valley, the 240-acre estate rests in its own intimate valley, graced with natural beauty, historic buildings, gardens, and a legendary reputation for elegant wines that express their unique terroir.... Read More

Santiago Sommelier | A Week of Wine in Western Chile

Sep 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Chile boasts a wine industry that dates back to the 1550s when Spaniards first planted grapes there. The country contains 14 major wine regions that produce and export varietals we all know such as Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as more unique grapes like Carmenere. Some in the wine world even argue that Chile’s phylloxera-free vines (a boon thanks to the country’s geographic isolation) are some of the world’s purest expressions of these varietals.

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The Northern Central Coast From Summit, to Bay, to Valley

Aug 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

On the first evening of my six-day tour, I stood on the deck of Silver Mountain Vineyards’ Santa Cruz Mountain tasting room to watch the spectacular sunset.... Read More

Miraflores Winery: Tuscan Escape in Northern California

Aug 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Although Miraflores is relatively new on the wine tasting maps, it has already earned a place at the top of the savvy wine tourer’s list of places to visit. It’s just a short drive along winding country roads from the old gold rush town of Placerville until one comes upon the majestic winery, perched on a hill above undulating vineyards.... Read More

Calcareous Vineyard of Paso Robles, California: A Family Affair

Aug 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

A shared family passion and some wine business know-how are the keys to success at Calcareous Vineyard. The winery was established in 2000 by Lloyd Messer, whose hunt for ideal growing conditions for terroir-driven wines brought him to the coveted west side of Paso Robles.... Read More

Wine Pairing: Rules Are Meant to be Broken

Aug 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

It has been said that when pairing wine with food that red wine goes well with red meat and that white wine pairs well with fish and poultry. However, this rule fails to acknowledge the complexity of ingredients that make up a dish, as well as the wide range of wines available. There are some basic guidelines that can be taken into consideration when selecting a good food/wine pairing. Generally, the chosen wine should complement the dish.... Read More

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards: Blending Wine With Spanish Tradition

Jul 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

It is more than fitting that Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards lies at the gateway to Sonoma wine country. While the wines are pure California, the culture is a charismatic blend of vibrant Spanish tradition and casual Sonoma County elegance, making it an ideal first — as well as last — stop in the wine tourer’s itinerary.... 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

Charbay Winery & Distillery of St. Helena, California

Jul 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The drive up winding Spring Mountain Road above St. Helena to Charbay Winery & Distillery is the first hint to visitors that they’re in for a real treat.... Read More

Pietra Santa Winery Cienega Valley, California

Jun 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Named "pietra santa" (sacred stone) to honor its granite and limestone soils, Pietra Santa Winery is a family run estate that produces artisanal wines and olive oils. The winery is located in the foothills of the Gabilan Mountain Range in the magnificent Cienega Valley — just 25 miles inland from Monterey Bay.... 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

Medlock Ames Winery: Dedicated to the Organic & Sustainable Farming Movement

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

When longtime friends Christopher Medlock James and Ames Morison decided to take on the challenge of growing and making wine, they searched for — and found — a very special 335 acres of land on Bell Mountain in Alexander Valley.... Read More

Cornerstone Cellars, Yountville, California: A World-Class Cabernet Producer

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The story of Cornerstone Cellars began at harvest time 1991 in the town of Angwin on Howell Mountain. Dr. David Sloas, a Memphis physician and Cabernet Sauvignon devotee, was visiting renowned vintner Randy Dunn.... Read More

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