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Wine and climate change: 8,000 years of adaptation

The Conversation Global | Posted 10.18.2016 | Green
The Conversation Global

Wine has been adapting since the Little Ice Age. JPS68/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA Jean-Robert Pitte, Université Paris-Sorbonne - Sorbonne Universités Th...

How To Have The Perfect Vacation in Sonoma

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.12.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

By Ted Loos This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure. No longer in the shadow of Napa, the gorgeously laid-back California county is boom...

Fifteen Fantastic Things to Do on The North Fork of Long Island NY

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The North Fork, the quiet finger of the victory sign that extends out to the Easternmost region of Long Island NY- 120 miles from Manhattan and many d...

Relax While We Take You To An Italian Winery

The Huffington Post | Marc Janks | Posted 07.12.2016 | Travel


Margrit Mondavi, age 90, still breathes life into Napa's music and art scene

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

At 90 years old, you might think that a prominent influencer like Margrit Mondavi would happily sit back and rest on her fond memories, but that's far...

27 Fantastic Things to Do in Northern Virginia

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.29.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

You'll experience hipster and history, reds, whites, and, blues in these two Northern Virginia counties that showcase the most tragic, uplifting, and ...

Victoria, British Columbia: Wine, Dine, Bike & Hike

Joan Gelfand | Posted 03.08.2016 | Travel
Joan Gelfand

Reached easily by plane or a relaxed ferry ride from Seattle, Victoria, B.C. boasts a temperate climate, world class scenery and an abundance of bountiful food markets, trendy farm to table restaurants, wineries and breweries.

The Italian Alps - Hiking, Sailing, Snipping & Sipping! (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The morning sun warmed my face. A refreshing mountain breeze rustled shiny leaves as I snipped golden clusters of plump, glistening Chardonnay grapes ...

Six Surprisingly Awesome Wine Destinations

Gogobot | Posted 10.22.2016 | Travel

No need to be an expert on terroir, mouthfeel and all that jargon: you'll be headed beyond the Finger Lakes of Long Island here, to places like Turkey and Gloucestershire.

6 Perfect B&B Weekend Getaways for Fall | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel

By Pam Mandel for The days are a little shorter and the smell of dry leaves will soon fill the air. The calendar is turning to au...

A Better Place to Be: Induct Harry Chapin into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Craig E. Sherman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Entertainment
Craig E. Sherman

Chapin's untimely death in 1981, undoubtedly robbed the world of some of the most prolific and beautiful songs that he sadly was never able to write.

North to South: Touring Argentina's Wine Regions

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.14.2015 | 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.

Best French Regions for Wine Lovers

Findery | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel

Though many travelers are content with ordering their favorite bottle while visiting Paris, I have found that the best way to immerse oneself in the French wine culture, and by association in the French culinary scene, is by traveling outside the big city and into smaller towns known for growing and harvesting the finest wines the country has to offer.

Livermore Stories: Mitchell Katz Winery

Mary Orlin | Posted 01.06.2015 | Taste
Mary Orlin

Sorting grapes during harvest.  L to R: John DeFrietas, Mitch Katz , assistant winemaker Zach Thomsen, tasting room mg . Andrew Wigginton.  Courtesy...

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.

A New View for Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

Mary Orlin | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

You could say, at least in the case of Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, that the arcade and caves express terroir.

Wine Tasting in the Finger Lakes: 7 Must-Visit Artisanal Wineries

Nish Gera | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Nish Gera

You can smell and taste the passion and attention to detail that's involved.

Livermore Stories: BoaVentura de Caires Winery

Mary Orlin | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

Once you're inside the tasting room, it's a visual feast for your eyes.

Sonoma's Wackiest Wineries

Kristan Lawson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Kristan Lawson

The next time you make a pilgrimage to the Wine Country, swing by some of Sonoma's wackiest tasting rooms, where you don't have to be a master sommelier to have a good time.

#NapaQuake: How You Can Help Keep #NapaStrong

Mary Orlin | Posted 10.30.2014 | Home
Mary Orlin

Bottle shock.  Crushed.  Shaken, not stirred.  Whatever word you choose to describe it, the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Napa Valley early Sunday morning has left behind more than spilled wine.

Best Hotels Near Wineries

Hipmunk | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel

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.

Travel: 5 Amazing Luxury Hotels

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

Summer means travel, and time to think big, from private bungalows in the tropics to romantic Tuscan villas and stunning escapes closer to home. Behold, the five luxury hotels on the CS Bucket List.

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.

10 Things to Do in the Wine Country If You Love Animals More Than You Love Wine

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.01.2014 | Green
Anneli Rufus

What if you're lucky enough to be visiting California's Wine Country, but you don't like wine?

Wineries to Pair With a City Break

Travelzoo | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

Exploring a new city this summer? We have the perfect accompaniment: wine. Check out six wine regions within driving distance of six great cities. Tip: Steal away during the week when city dwellers are back in the office and you can sip vino without the crowds.