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#NapaQuake: How You Can Help Keep #NapaStrong

Mary Orlin | Posted 08.30.2014 | Food
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.

Sophia Loren Brings the Stars out in Napa Valley

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.21.2014 | Celebrity
Mary Orlin

I've been to my fair share of special nights in wine country, but this evening tops them all. I got to shake hands with Sophia Loren.

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?

Wellness in Wine Country

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Orlin

Of course a little retox with a glass of wine afterwards is always allowed.

California's Wine Country Offers More Than Just Vino

AP | MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 05.11.2014 | Travel

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Come to California wine country taste the . olive oil? Yes, there's liquid gold hidden among the vines, part of a...

Temecula: SoCal's Secret Food and Wine Destination

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

You know you're in Southern California wine country when the offerings include a yoga class called Vino Vinyasa and a wine pairing, not with a five co...

How to Talk Yourself Out of Loving Mendocino

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

We're moving to Mendocino. No wait -- we're not! Will somebody stop us, please? We visited the Northern California coast with our family and were immediately taken with its cool climate, dramatic cliffs, too-charming fishing villages and no-nonsense residents.

Gorgeous Napa Vineyards

Oyster | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
Oyster

California's Napa Valley attracts plenty of visitors each year with its gorgeous scenery, gourmet eats, and, of course, some of the best wineries in t...

5 Things to Love About Napa [PHOTOS]

Home Away | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Home Away

World famous travel destination, Napa, California, is best known for its abundance of wineries. However, it's also home to a multitude of gourmet restaurants, unique shops and a vibrant live entertainment scene.

Paso Robles: A Wine Lover's Paradise on California's Central Coast

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

The Paso Robles AVA (American Viticultural Area) contains over 200 wineries and 26,000 acres of grapevines.

Embracing Adult Spring Break

Travelzoo | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Travelers don't need to forswear alcohol to have a more grown-up spring break. With tasting rooms at wineries restricted to ages 21 and over, Wine Country is, by definition, a more adult pursuit.

Secrets Of California Wine Country

Tamar Lowell | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Tamar Lowell

I recently went to visit a dear friend, a long time resident of Sonoma, who happens to be very plugged into the Sonoma culinary scene, and I got to see just what makes insider-Sonoma so special.

The Girl and the Fig: 15 Years in Wine Country

Mary Orlin | Posted 12.07.2012 | Food
Mary Orlin

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Biking the East Bay Wineries

offMetro.com | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco
offMetro.com

Wine towns abound in California. But factoring in travel, expensive accommodations and various other factors, a simple "wine weekend" can translate to a hefty price tag. Fortunately, wine country is closer than you think.

PHOTOS: Perfect Hotels For Fall

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Check into these fabulous hotels in some of fall's most beautiful destinations and check some items off your bucket list along the way.

PHOTOS: 50 Things To Do In Wine Country Before You Die

7x7logo | Posted 10.17.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of 7x7 Magazine. Think Wine Country is all tasting rooms and vineyards? Think again. Sure, there is plenty of gra...

Grape To Glass In Sonoma

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Wine travel is always a voyage of discovery; as much as we like to plan our trips, we sometimes like to ditch the agenda and find out the secrets that a region has to offer. A recent trip to California's Sonoma County gave us everything we have come to expect from wine country: Beautiful vistas of rolling hills covered with grapevines, hand-crafted meals cooked with precision, and glass upon glass of exquisitely made wines.

Fall On California's Coast

iLoveInns | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

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

PHOTOS: Guide To Willamette Valley Wine Country

Snooth | Posted 09.13.2012 | Travel
Snooth

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.

WATCH: NSFW Rap Video On California Wine Country

Posted 09.06.2012 | Food

"Wine Country" by the Dub C Crew is the latest food-related rap video to pop up on our radar -- and these oenophiles mean business. The crew's target ...

Fully Mature Reds at Reasonable Prices? Think Rioja

Richard Jennings | Posted 10.23.2012 | Food
Richard Jennings

A region that has long made high-quality, ageworthy wines that, with a few decades on them, are very reminiscent of fine old Barolos and Bordeaux is Rioja -- Spain's illustrious red wine-producing region.

PHOTOS: Three Ways To Sneak Your Wine On The Go

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | San Francisco

By Michelle Locke, Associated Press Enjoying good wine in the great outdoors is fun, but toting glass bottles on the trail is no picnic. Enter t...

Mondavi Widow To Release Tell-All Memoir

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.27.2012 | San Francisco

Every town has its legendary families (the Gettys, the Trainas, the Newsoms), and in Napa Valley, one reigns supreme: the Mondavis. From the 1960s...

An Unanticipated Journey, A Very Memorable Meal

Bruce Bromberg | Posted 03.19.2012 | Travel
Bruce Bromberg

Even the best travel plans often go astray, but the detours in life are often the most revealing, in this case on an unanticipated detour to California's wine country.

Six Experiences In Montenegro's Loveliest Corner

Jeanine Barone | Posted 02.11.2012 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Chicory, Leopard's bane and other wildflowers dot the landscape. Tiny garden farms are the norm, with many growing patches of potatoes, tomatoes, beets, and green peas.