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13 Homes Wine Lovers Can Buy Now

Ryan Nickum | Posted 05.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

Coming home to a glass of wine is one of life's greater pleasures. Here's a collection of 13 properties pulled from Estately's real estate listings that honor one of mankind's greatest inventions.

Archea Associati: Cantina Antinori Winery

designboom | Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts

The winemaker has a very special, if not spiritual connection to the land on which his vineyards grow; there is a constant struggle to maintain quality as well as a large economical commitment to produce the best quality grape.

Little Wine Makes For Big Whines

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP) — Winemaker Cherie Spriggs had watched the bad weather over southern England's vineyards all season long. It just wasn't good enough f...

Christina Wilkie

Polo Ponies, Vacation Homes, Art Collections: What The Wealthy Label 'Small Businesses' On Their Taxes | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- Polo ponies, vineyards in Napa Valley and racing yachts are some of the trappings of the ultra-wealthy all over the world. But in the U....

Exploring Nova Scotia's Wine Country

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel
Anna Watson Carl

Stretching along the Bay of Fundy from Windsor to Digby, the Annapolis Valley is a patchwork of picture-perfect farmland, charming little towns and vineyards.

Fall On California's Coast

iLoveInns | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel

New England may be the epicenter of fall travel, but California can also get very colorful.

PHOTOS: 20 Overnight Wine Trips

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

'Tis the season to slip on a sweater, tour wine country and taste just-released reds and whites. To help guide the oenological pursuits of others, I polled a few of my fellow travel junkies on where to find the best hotels and resorts in wine country.

What Does Elite Wine Have To Do With Higher Education?

Posted 09.12.2012 | Education

With the state of Washington boasting the second most wineries in the country after California, and ranking third in overall wine production, it shoul...

The World's Oldest Winery Releases Its 800th Vintage

David Rosengarten | Posted 11.07.2012 | Food
David Rosengarten

This fall, the great wine estate of Schloss Vollrads, in the heart of Germany's prestigious Rheingau region, is offering the opportunity to enjoy all three delights... simultaneously and palpably.

An Oenophile's Eden In Germany

Michael Schuermann | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

In one respect, the Palatinate (the southwestern corner of Germany) is a lot like Iowa: it has one crop and one crop only that dominates the countryside, local business, people's minds and people's fears. Luckily for the Palatinate, this crop is wine.

Grape Getaways In Long Island

iLoveInns | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel

Nothing says relaxation to me more than a glass of good wine in a romantic setting with a night or two at a bed and breakfast. Stay in one of these rejuvenating New York inns, and visit vineyards on the East End of Long Island to experience a great grape getaway.

The Architecture of Wine

Tom Mallory | Posted 10.07.2012 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Wine is associated with gastronomy, history, local identity and spirituality. With its rich past of sensory delight dating back thousands of years, wi...

All About Dry-Farmed Wines

Snooth | Posted 08.11.2012 | Food

One aspect of farming that is often over-looked is the use of water. One thing we can do today, right now, is drink a bottle of wine made from dry farmed grapes.

Here's What The One Percent Throw Their Money Away On Now

The New York Times | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money

If there is one investment that has more to do with the heart than the head, it’s vineyards. It is also one that lends itself to jokes whose punch l...

A Day in Evening Land

Mary Butz | Posted 05.14.2012 | Food
Mary Butz

My notes are as follows: Light and bright, and leaves a sweet taste on the back of your tongue. A wine with a delicate feel that gets bolder but balanced as you drink it. A balance between smoothness, alcohol and sheerly delicious cherry.

Bellissimo Brunellos of Montalcino

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 07.07.2012 | Food
Cheryl Carlesimo

You feel like you can taste the sun in every swallow. The quality of the single grape wine made in the traditional centuries old method gives Brunello its distinctive taste of the land and the region.

Virginia Is For Wine Lovers

CarsTravelFood | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel

While "Virginia is For Lovers" has been the widely recognized ad slogan for 43 years, the state is also now fast becoming the destination for wine lovers.

Try Before You Buy: Bay Area Wine Tastings

Richard Jennings | Posted 06.26.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

The single best resource both for wine newbies and those looking to deepen their knowledge of different types of wine are the neighborhood wine retailers that offer regular tastings.

Throttle To Bottle At A Chilean Winery

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.18.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Whether you're flying or not, the 18-year-old, 2000-foot airfield -- on a parallel path with grape laden vines and framed by boughs of blooming wisteria -- is 100 percent in keeping with the romance of aviation.

Brecqhou: A Private Channel Island Opens To The Public

Paul Steele | Posted 05.08.2012 | Travel
Paul Steele

Sark itself is an incredible place to visit. There are no cars to be found and tracks here are used only by people on foot or travelling by bicycle or horse and carriage. Bliss.

Oskar Bynke and Fred Merwarth: Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards' Dynamic Leaders

Brad Haskel | Posted 04.29.2012 | Food
Brad Haskel

The Finger Lakes is now being recognized for fine Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir. Who knew?

Top 10 Wine Myths That Won't Die

Honest Cooking | Posted 04.15.2012 | Food
Honest Cooking

Even if wine has become more and more demystified and accessible over the past several years -- there are still a few lingering myths out there.

How To Drink Wine Like An Aficionado

Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

According to the US Wine Market Council, the U.S. per capita consumption of wine reached 3.04 gallons in 2010 with an annual production of 71 million ...

8 Budget-Friendly Destinations for Wine Lovers

BootsnAll | Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

While the best known valleys can be expensive to visit, there are plenty of emerging and unexpected wine destinations where a vineyard vacation can be surprisingly cheap.

May We Suggest a Pinot With That Redwood Forest?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Wine drinkers the world over simply can't get enough of the California Pinot grape and so Napa vineyards came up with the proposal to deforest pristine acres of majestic Redwoods and Douglas Firs in the small town of Annapolis, CA.