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The best site for booking a wine tasting vacation

The best site for booking a wine tasting vacation

I love wine. And I love to travel. So there is no sweeter experience than wine travel. We travel to experience many different things and wine tourism is a category that is taking off. Wine tourism is loosely defined as travel that includes the tasting, […]

The best wine tastings in Tuscany: A visit to ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’

The best wine tastings in Tuscany: A visit to ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’

While living in Milan, I spent many weekends exploring the small enotecas and private vineyards throughout Tuscany. On this visit back, I was interested in seeing a boutique winery, enjoying a few wine tastings in Tuscany and learning more about how Tuscany is embracing luxury wine […]

Is Champagne Making a Comeback? The Champagnes of Armand de Brignac

Is Champagne Making a Comeback? The Champagnes of Armand de Brignac

I was invited to attend a Champagne tasting at the Beverly Hills Hotel in the esteemed boardroom for a select group of wine collectors, distributors and writers to celebrate the release of Armand de Brignac’s latest cuvée – Assemblage. I especially love these events because […]

Taking a wine tasting trip? Here’s what you need to know

Taking a wine tasting trip? Here’s what you need to know

If wine tasting was an Olympic sport, I’d win gold. Seriously. I have this sport down to a science. The key is having a plan and pacing yourself. Whether you’re new wine tasting or an experienced oenophile, here are 10 tips you need to take […]

Where to Enjoy the Best Cocktails Around the World in 2017

Where to Enjoy the Best Cocktails Around the World in 2017

The Lodge at Ashford, a 4-star hotel located on the grounds of Ashford Castle’s 350-acre estate, is the perfect destination for visitors looking for a more affordable, yet still luxurious, way to experience the extravagant property and all the many activities available on-site. The hotel […]

Sweetzer Cellars: DI-Wine

Sweetzer Cellars: DI-Wine

My dad made wine in our suburban Maryland home when I was growing up. Today, my 20-year-old vegan daughter is making wine – or fermenting as the kids today would say. I’ve dreamed of owning a vineyard one day and making wine with a kitchy […]



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