As mentioned in the previous post, my husband and I took a last minute summer vacation to Italy, Tuscany and the Amalfi coast. Our first few days were spent at a spectacular hotel and spa…
If you’re contemplating a trip to Italy, what are you waiting for?! We’ve been numerous times, and I’m often asked for my recommendations. We’ll be making another trip, but I wanted to share some of our favorite Italian destinations with you once again. Tuscany is always in the mix. Bon voyage! ……
Forget what I said earlier about not finding any good food in Chateauneuf-du-Pape. I take it back! After a couple of stumbles, we discovered some gems. Perhaps the most memorable, so far, is an outdoor restaurant that sits on the highest point in Chateauneuf-du-Pape called Le Verger Des Papes. The charming eatery is nestled into […]
Another stand-out Napa winery well worth your time and perhaps worthy of your patronage as all profits go to heart research. More on that in a minute.
Wow – what view this winery has! Pride Mountain Vineyards sits on 235 acres high atop Spring Mountain with an incredible view of Mount St. Helena. Plus, the vineyard sits on the Napa/Sonoma county line, so you can literally be in Napa and Sonoma at the same time.
In the heart of Napa right on the famous Highway 29 sits a gem of a winery…Salvestrin Winery. On a recent stay in Napa, we stayed at the Salvestrin Winery’s B&B—what a treat!
This is one of the beautiful vineyards high up on Spring Mountain, and it’s family owned and operated (ya gotta love that).
The Trinchero family moved to Napa in the 1940’s and Trinchero Estates is now one of the largest wine producing entities in all of Napa.
Silver Oak’s talented winemaker Daniel Baron counts some 16 years as producing the big cabernet sauvignon that so many have come to know and love.
Set in the hills of the beautiful Bennett Valley in Sonoma is a charmingly elegant winery producing some wonderful wines.
If you’re lucky enough to be in Napa at the legendary winery that bears his name, you’d be raising a glass in his honor this afternoon. His wife Margrit will be at the winery to toast her husband with a glass of Fume Blanc.
I’ve got a fun road trip for you today. It’s one of Texas oldest wineries in the beautiful Hill Country near Lake Buchanan. Check out Fall Creek Vineyards…it’s about 20 minutes north of Marble Falls. Ask to see their famous Louis Pasteur doors.
I recently spent an afternoon with Chris Benziger touring his family’s beautiful vineyards. The Benzigers are not only farming their grapes organically but also biodynamically.
I’ve got a fun road trip for you today. It’s one of Texas oldest wineries in the beautiful Hill Country near Lake Buchanan.
Check out Fall Creek Vineyards – It’s about 20 minutes north of Marble Falls. Ask to see their famous Louis Pasteur doors.
The entire wine world was saddened this spring by the passing of Robert Mondavi. He was a visionary – a passionate, innovative entrepreneur who created the most famous winery in California.