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Reuters | Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel

By Mary Milliken ST. HELENA, Calif., Dec 13 (Reuters) - When a pair of wines - a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chardonnay - from California...

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

minube | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
minube

From a candle-lit desert oasis to a dreamy tropical archipelago, here are the 10 best honeymoon destinations in Africa.

Idaho: Wine Tasting, SUP Yoga and 100-Mile Gravel Ride (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

I knew any ride masterminded by Rebecca, the three-time 24-hour Solo Mountain Bike World Champion, dubbed "The Queen of Pain," would be brutal. Despite my white-knuckled ways, I signed up for what promised to be a gravel-grinding, lung-busting, dusty century ride, set for Labor Day weekend.

Top 10 Wine Destinations Around the World

Viator | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Viator

Going wine tasting is a charming way to spend a day or a weekend. It is so enjoyable, in fact, that wine tasting has become a vacation in itself. Wine...

Vine Times: Must-Do Events of California Wine Month

offMetro.com | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
offMetro.com

September is grand for a number of reasons, not least of which is that glorious event that is grape harvest. And there is no state in the U.S. that harvests more grapes than California.

A Chat with Michael Evans of The Vines of Mendoza

Daniel Altman | Posted 11.16.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

The Vines of Mendoza has grown into a wine and tourism phenomenon. We asked Michael Evans how it all started and where it's going next.

What's New in Burgundy?

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

We have been visiting Burgundy for fifteen years, and although wine has been made here since the first century AD and tradition reigns strong, there is always something new afoot in the original home of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Hollywood And Vine: California's Wine County And The Celebrity Connections

AP | By MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — Sometimes visitors to MacMurray Ranch, the 1,500-acre (600-hectare) spread owned by movie and TV actor Fred MacMurray for ...

Read Your Way to a Food and Wine Destination

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Despite the easy access of information on the web, we are still fans of paper and longer form narrative, and turn to books for inspiration in travel.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"Gateway to Big Sur" Promises a Special Night of Food and Wine

Mary Hall | Posted 07.25.2012 | Food
Mary Hall

When you think of good wine and California, the most common thought maybe of wines from Sonoma and Napa Valley. One area that may often be overlooked for great wine is the Big Sur.

PHOTOS: Is This The Best Wine Ever?

Oz Clarke | Posted 08.28.2012 | Books
Oz Clarke

So Bordeaux was my first tasting. And my first great wine. And my next. And my next. And my next. Châteaux Léoville-Barton '62, Montrose '61, Beychevelle '61, Langoa-Barton '53, Haut-Bailly '55, Lynch-Bages '55, all begged or borrowed from richer and older wine lovers than me.

Diverse Wine Festivals Around The U.S.

Lisa Lubin | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

What better way to shake off the winter chills than enjoying a glass (or three) of vino accompanied by artisanal foods and cheeses?

One Of Ohio's Best Kept Secrets: Wineries

CarsTravelFood | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Ohio wineries might be one of the state's best kept secrets, something worth exploring when visiting the Buckeye state.

PHOTOS: 14 Wineries Where You Can Stay the Night

BootsnAll | Posted 04.13.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Staying at a wine hotel means everything you need is within a short walk from your room.

PHOTOS: A Pacific Northwest Booze and Foodie Fest

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Karen Loftus

If you're serious about food tours or highly spirited itineraries with wine soaked schedules, you'll need to book a travel play date in Bill Gates' backyard.

PHOTOS: The 'Ghost Wineries' Of California

AP | By MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel

Michelle Locke, Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — As the crisp bite of fall turns vineyards into a kaleidoscope of russet and orange, the Napa Vall...