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Howell Mountain Wineries

Howell Mountain Wineries: A Taste of Napa Adventure 

Howell Mountain is one of 16 nested-AVAs (American Viticultural Areas) of Napa Valley, Ca. This region is known for growing some of the most incredible, expressive mountain Cabernet Sauvignon in the world. If

Budget-Friendly Wine Tasting in Napa

Budget-Friendly Wine Tasting in Napa

Napa Valley is most well-known for it’s top-rated wineries and stunning geography. While wine tasting in Napa can be costly, there are ways to make it an affordable, yet enjoyable experience for every

Hailey wine tasting at the best wineries in Woodinville

Best Wineries in Woodinville You Don’t Want to Miss

Woodinville wine country is located just outside Seattle and offers a wide range of winery tasting experiences, including wine tours, beautiful tasting rooms with outdoor seating, and more! I reached out to local

Paige eating sushi paired with wine

Wanderlust Wine Pairings: Best Wine with Sushi

Going for sushi is one of my favorite evening outings. And, you better believe wine is always involved, too!  If you’ve ever wondered how to perfectly pair sushi and wine, this is best wine with

Tasting wine at a picnic in Napa

Where to Picnic in Napa: My Favorite Spots

When you think of wine tasting in Napa, you may think of sprawling fields of green filled with picnics and wine. But, this isn’t usually the case. In fact, having a picnic in

8 Wines to Drink While Smashing the Patriarchy

There’s no denying it: the wine world is still consumed by the patriarchy. As of 2022, lead women winemakers make up just 10% of the global wine industry (20% in Santa Barbara County

Lodi Winery and Vineyard

Where to Eat: Best Restaurants in Lodi Wine Country

Looking for the best restaurants in Lodi? California’s Zinfandel grapes thrive in the Lodi wine country, and some of the finest wines are produced in this sprawling region. You can opt for the

a girl posing in front of a Lodi Hotel

Top 5 Hotels to Stay at in Lodi Wine Country

Lodi wine country is a must-visit in California! It sits smack dab in the middle of California’s central valley and is surrounded by over 100,000 acres of vineyards (twice the size of Napa

Connecticut Winery Guide

Connecticut Wineries: Your Complete Guide

A few years ago when I was still living in Manhattan, my then-boyfriend and I drove out from the city for a romantic weekend getaway to explore Connecticut wineries and see what the

Four of the Best Wine Hangover Cures

Your head is ready to explode. Your mouth is dry and filled with a nauseating taste. Your eyes are unable to adjust to the mid afternoon light. You’d rather crawl back into bed

Best Cookbooks for the New Year

Goodbye 2021!  I’ve experienced a lot of exciting new things within the wine world this year. While the beginning of the year was full of uncertainty , I was grateful to see that

Guide to the Best Wineries in Willamette Valley

A Guide to the Best Willamette Wineries Discover the best wineries in Willamette Valley. Willamette Valley – home to arguably the best Pinot Noir in the United States. With 931 vineyards and 736

5 Halloween Cocktails You Need to Try

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY HALEY OROPEZA www.itshaleyoropeza.com October is here! I don’t know about you, but I personally love the whole feel of October. From the cooler weather that allows me to unpack