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Livermore Stories: Caddis Wines

Mary Orlin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

It's barrel tasting weekend at the end of March in Livermore Valley, and only the third time that Caddis Wines has been open to the public.

Livermore Stories: 3 Steves Winery

Mary Orlin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

The tag line says it all:  "3 friends striving to make the perfect wine." 

Napa Valley Festival del Sole Creates Its Own Artistic Aura

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 08.05.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

The sun shining down on Napa has created a wonderful gravitational pull with the events offered at this year's Festival de Sole.

California May Loosen Alcohol Laws For Underage Students

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.04.2014 | College

A new bill proposed in California would allow some underage students to taste alcohol, all in the name of academia. Students enrolled in brewing, v...

Castello Di Gabbiano Among The Most Innovative Wineries In Tuscany

John Mariani | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

One of the oldest and best known Chianti Classicos is Castello di Gabbiano, whose label is recognizable from its parti-colored knight.

The Best Little Winery You've Never Heard of

In the Gold Country | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
In the Gold Country

Having lived in Napa for nine years, and having been a wine lover for many years before that, I've done a fair share of wine tasting. I have yet to taste a flight where every wine was fabulous. Until last 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...

Best Day Trips From NYC

Leora Novick | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Leora Novick

New York may be a teeming metropolis of opportunities, but there are plenty of fun alternatives just a short bus ride away. Try one of these day trips to breathe in some fresh, country air and take a break from the bustle of the city.

Priorat -- Majestic, Spiritual and Aiming Closer to Their Great Potential

Brad Haskel | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Brad Haskel

Priorat, located within Catalonia, has all of the elements to be one of Spain's most celebrated wine regions.

Learn about the Oldest Pinot Noir Vines in Willamette Valley (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 07.28.2013 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Dundee, Oregon. David Lett may not have single-handedly put Oregon wine on the world map when he began planting the first Pinot Noir grapes at Eyrie V...

Salahi Winery Headed To Foreclosure Auction.. 5 More Vineyards For Sale

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.22.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's already been a bumpy 2013 for now-divorced Tareq and Michaele Salahi -- Tareq announced his "Crash the Vote" campaign for Virginia ...

For Sale: Bel Air's Only Vineyard

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

At a cool $29.5 million, it's not for the faint of heart. But then again, Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel Air, right in the middle of Los Angeles, no...

Archea Associati: Cantina Antinori Winery

designboom | Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts
designboom

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.

I'm Thankful for... Thomas Fogarty Wines

Richard Jennings | Posted 01.26.2013 | Food
Richard Jennings

At this holiday season, the kind of wines I am most thankful for are those made by dedicated, small producers in relatively tiny quantities based on particular, distinctive vineyard sites.

How To Have The Perfect Wine Tasting At Home

Ross Szabo | Posted 11.18.2012 | Taste
Ross Szabo

Avoid a power hour for wines. You can use crackers or drink water to neutralize your palate between wines. If you get tired of smelling wines, have some coffee grounds on hand to refresh your nose.

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...

The Oregon Trail to Pinot Noir

Mary Butz | Posted 08.27.2012 | Food
Mary Butz

Now, as an adult who is deeply interested in wine, especially Pinot Noirs, I find it ironic that one of my best-remembered historical facts connects to one of my favorite wine-growing areas -- the Willamette Valley.

They Left Corporate Life To Open Up A Winery

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

After more than 20 years in the software industry, Mark Nelson ventured in a new direction when he set off to open Ovid Winery in Northern-California ...

Visit to Varner: Superb Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnays

Richard Jennings | Posted 05.23.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

The keys to the Varners' terrific Chardonnays are meticulous farming and very gentle winemaking techniques.

A Slice of Taste Washington

Thei Zervaki | Posted 06.27.2012 | Food
Thei Zervaki

This two-day trade and consumer's event brought together 200 wineries and nearly 50 restaurants in Seattle's unique CenturyLink Field Event Center. I couldn't resist this culinary and wine adventure and there I was ready to taste, indulge and review.

The Massoud Family & Paumanok Vineyard: Leading Vintners of Long Island's North Fork

Brad Haskel | Posted 01.30.2012 | Food
Brad Haskel

Somehow, wines seem to follow the personalities of the people who make them. The resulting wines stand with the best Long Island has to offer, and amongst the finest in the US.

A Tipsy Heaven In Argentina

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Jennifer Hamady

The five acres were originally purchased by Gabriela's grandmother in 1936. Malbec vines and olive trees had been planted at the turn of the century and meticulously maintained.

Spain Gets Cava Tasting Machine

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.08.2011 | Food

Taste is a delicate thing. But now sommeliers might have a bit of competition heading their way. Scientists in Spain have developed an electronic '...

How To Blow A Billion Dollars

Georgialee Lang | Posted 08.24.2011 | Divorce
Georgialee Lang

These days millionaires abound, mainly because of the highly inflated value of real estate in certain locales. But billionaires? Far and few between. Think it's not possible for a billionaire to go broke? Think again.

No Passport With Somewhere to Go -- Making Lemonade in Southern California

Crai S. Bower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Crai S. Bower

Seems everyone possesses a tragic passport story.