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Wine Tasting

North to South: Touring Argentina's Wine Regions

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

On a journey through Argentina explore each of the three unique wine regions to discover the Malbec, Torrontes and Pinot Noir that they are so famous for.

10 Booze-Infused Getaways You Won't Want To Forget

Cheapflights | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Cheapflights

Whether you're a former keg stand champion with an affinity for beer, prefer to sip wine while soaking up culture or only like liquor when it's used for an indulgent spa treatment, take a look at Cheapflights.com's top 10 booze-infused getaways. And as a PSA to all you tipsy travelers: Remember to drink responsibly because nothing can ruin a vacation quite like a hangover

America's First Theme Park Fetes Its Berried Past

Annabel Osberg | Posted 03.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

Entertainment abounds in Southern California; whereas agriculture is scarce, so we crave the pastoral idea of it. With the Boysenberry Festival, the relationship between agriculture and amusement has come full circle at Knott's.

Honest Wine Labels Describe Which Drinks Pair Best With Divorce Papers, And Other Situations

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2015 | Taste

Wine pairings we can get behind.

Cycling and Sipping in Bordeaux, France (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The wine's fresh cut grass aromas and frisky acidity perfectly pair with the wealth of scrumptious oysters harvested further south in Cap Ferret, a seaside resort adjacent to the Arcachon Bay, often called the Hamptons of Bordeaux. I can still taste the fat juicy oysters exploding with creamy brininess, like kiss of fresh sea air.

If You Blast Your Wine With Sound Waves, Does It Taste Better?

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.22.2014 | Technology

Here's a weird one to bust out at your next dinner party.

This App Knows Your Drink Preference Better Than You Do

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.21.2014 | Technology

A new app called NextGlass wants to help you manage all of your beer (and wine) options

There's No Whining in Grape Stomping

Stacey Hatton | Posted 11.22.2014 | Taste
Stacey Hatton

Grape stomping was like that for me. I was discovering new territory, like the settlers who had traversed the swales of Kansas before me. Although I'm fairly certain the early adventurers weren't rewarded with wine, corn and glow sticks.

Best Hotels Near Wineries

Hipmunk | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

After a long day of wine tasting, you'll want a relaxing place to call home for the night. Stay close to the winery action without skimping on style, comfort or amenities at one of these prime spots for a wine-filled getaway.

A Progressive Food and Wine Pairing Journey at Jordan

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.24.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

Jordan Winery and Vineyards, located in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley just north of Healdsburg, is a vast 1,200 acre property, boasting not just 1...

After 10 Years, Sideways is Still Bewitching

Peg Melnik | Posted 09.23.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The hit film Sideways, which debuted in 2004, still holds up with pinot noir as the clever matchmaker. To recap, the comedy follows the antics of two...

How To Taste Sparkling Wine Like A Pro

Menuism | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
Menuism

You'll want to brush up on the basics, thereby ensuring that any bad behavior only comes out after a few glasses.

Shenandoah Valley's Godfather of Barbera

In the Gold Country | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
In the Gold Country

These days I don't let out of town visitors leave without a trip to Shenandoah Valley in Plymouth for a taste of our local Barberas, which Wine Enthusiast calls California's "second true variety."

Livermore Stories: Nottingham Cellars

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

He's been called a rising star, a rock star of the Livermore Valley wine scene.  He's a young gun for sure -- in his late twenties -- a completely self-taught winemaker.  Meet Collin Cranor of Nottingham Cellars.

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?

Wine-Tasting, Hiking, Rudesheim and the Rheingau (Why Rick Steves Might Want to Reconsider)

Susan Kraus | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Susan Kraus

One of the delights of Rudesheim and the Rheingau is a walking wine-tasting tour. A guide familiar with the history of the region, often called "German Tuscany," can escort you to some of the top wine estates, hiking vineyard to vineyard.

Meeting a Great White: A Memorable Start to Summer

Travelzoo | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Over the weekend a buddy and I were fishing about five miles off the coast of Jupiter, Florida, when we spotted something and couldn't believe our eyes. Well, just watch the video to see what happened next.

Exploring the Wine Country of Beaujolais

Jerry Lanson | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

June sparkles here. Roses, poppies and other flowers bloom along stone walls and around the vines. The summer crowds have yet to arrive. Time, too, has its own pace. If the islands of the Caribbean have island time, Beaujolais has vineyard time, typically measured around wine tastes and easy talk.

Celebrity Collector: Alison Sweeney

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

PHOTO CREDIT: Tom Rafalovich Alison Sweeney has been a regular on your television screen since she was 5 years old. You might not remember her or...

14 Delicious Wines From Malbec World Day

Daniel Altman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste
Daniel Altman

April 17 was Malbec World Day, and we joined in by leading a special #WineChat on Twitter live from the New York City celebration, a huge event called...

Aquitaine | Bordeaux: Left Bank v. Right Bank

Britney Campbell | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Britney Campbell

I'd like to share our journey through France by way of wine.

The Faithful Shopper: For Your Holy Day Holiday

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.14.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Passover here and Easter just days away, now is the time to plan a treat for your feast - or as a gift for your host or hostess. Whether you're a...

Wines I'm Drinking This Spring

John Mariani | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

In early spring, you can certainly still drink big-bodied red wines.

How To Go Wine Tasting Without Being Annoying

Food Riot | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

I still have a few tips to keep you from being disparaged by staff in the back room next time you hit the tasting bars.

Uncovering the Right Wine

Britney Campbell | Posted 05.10.2014 | Taste
Britney Campbell

I've seen quite frequently that there is a correlation between wine, age group, and demographic.