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So THAT'S How Rosé Gets Its Perfectly Pink Hue

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 04.14.2016 | Taste

There are two types of people in this world: those who love a good glass of rosé and confirmed liars. Beloved as it may be, however, many wine drinke...

Find "Om" in the Vineyard

Yoga Journal | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal Many wineries are touting wine and yoga as a perfect pairing. See why you should try this trend out. The theory: Moving through yoga p...

Women in Business: Mary McAuley, Founder, Ripe Life Wines

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.14.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Mary McAuley, culinary school graduate, sommelier, and founder of Ripe Life Wines, grew up on the Jersey Shore clambaking with friends and family thro...

Women in Business Q&A: Cristina Mariani-May, co-CEO, Banfi Vintners

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Cristina Mariani-May is the family proprietor of the internationally renowned Castello Banfi vineyard estate in Montalcino, Tuscany, and co-CEO of Ban...

Budget Trips to Napa: Save Your Money for the Wine!

Oyster | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel

Napa is certainly not known for being cheap -- and if you're booking some last minute flights to get away for Columbus Day, well, better stick to bread and water for dinner tonight (or the rest of the month, really). But at least we can help you out with finding some value-packed hotels.

Guilt-free Wine Tasting With Kids?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Why can't I explore the vineyards with my kids, ages 7, 9 and 12, without getting the sloe-eye from the proprietor or other patrons? Have I broken with proper etiquette? Or is this just a uniquely American hang-up?

Down on the Wine Farm

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.23.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

So the next time you raise a glass of something very aromatic, very elegant and very expensive, remember to toast the folks driving the tractors. Toast their colleagues who dig dirt and shovel dung. All of that, plus sweat and passion, ended up in your glass.

Santa Ynez Valley -- It's Happening

David Dixon | Posted 02.26.2013 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

Something exciting is happening in the Santa Ynez Valley. Beyond its rustic beauty, exceptional climate for growing fruit, steadily improving wines, and somewhat superlative location, it now appears to be poised on the launch pad of cultural relevance.

PHOTOS: Guide To Willamette Valley Wine Country

Snooth | Posted 09.13.2012 | Travel

The northern portion of Oregon's Willamette Valley is only an hour's drive from Portland, the state's largest city, but the 5,200 square mile swatch of wine country seems a world apart in its unhurried, scenic way.

A Tour of Historic California Vineyards

Richard Jennings | Posted 07.30.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

California's first vineyards were planted starting in 1779 by Franciscan missionaries. The vines planted were what have become known as Mission grapes, or Criolla, a term that covers a few varieties traditionally used for sacramental wine.

A Tipsy Heaven In Argentina

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Jennifer Hamady

The five acres were originally purchased by Gabriela's grandmother in 1936. Malbec vines and olive trees had been planted at the turn of the century and meticulously maintained.

Wine Country Wonders: Vineyard Vacations | Posted 10.26.2011 | Travel

What's better than an afternoon of swilling and slurping?

Favorite Video Clips from I Love Lucy

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

She would have turned 100 today. So what was it that made I Love Lucy so historically good? Was it because the plots were thoroughly preposterous?...

Food Event at Malibu Ranch Was Different -- It Had Animals as Well as People!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

How many times will I ever see a camel, zebra, llama , buffalo and horses all eating side by side and enjoying their food?

Ten Winery Tasting Room Tips

Trent Preszler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Trent Preszler

Autumn is a great time of year to visit wineries because they're bustling with activity. During this season, workers are harvesting grapes and many as...

On Using the Triple Bottom Line in the Wine World

Jean-Charles Boisset | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean-Charles Boisset

As we make wine in one of the most economically trying times in recent history, I predict that among those who prosper in these tough times, we will find a shared philosophy and a commitment to a triple bottom line.

Grape Expectations

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

I came, I saw, I drank a lot of wine.

Lessons from a Vineyard: Ignore Predictions

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Civil war broke out in the Lebanon in 1977. As Nicholas Taleb recalls in The Black Swan, adults at the time were utterly confident that the war would end in "only a matter of days."

Green Wine

Seth Bauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Seth Bauer

There's no better way to tour a California vineyard than on horseback. So when Karl Wente, the 30-ish head of the 3,000-acre Wente vineyards in Liverm...