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Mothers Day Pairings: Rioja & the Women in Your Life

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 17, 2017

This Mother’s Day, whether you’re welcoming a new mom or celebrating the wisdom of a grandmother, Rioja has the perfect wine pairings for every madre. We’ve even made it easier by offering up some perfect pairings. For the new mom   She’s likely busy, tired and overwhelmed, so introduce her to Rioja Blanco, a wine […]

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Moab

by Anthony Manzanares on September 19, 2016

The old alcohol laws that once existed in Utah were changed after hosting the Winter Olympics 2002. You can enjoy craft brews and local wines while visiting Moab. And while the laws may still be a bit different than what you’re used to at home, there are plenty of choices – and references to help […]

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Photo Friday: Cabernet Grape Vines in Temecula

by El-El on September 20, 2013

Cabernet Vines in Temecula

Wine making in Temecula has become a tourism boon, creating streams of visitors to a Southern California often know only for theme parks. Temecula brags that is has the best of Tuscany and southern France combined right here at home.  ver 40 vineyards  offer a variety of wines to tempt the wine lover, or would-be-we-wine-lover, to enjoy […]

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Valentine Suggestions from The Travelers Way

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 14, 2013

We’re sending out the very best in Valentine wishes to our readers. And since we know some of you may be looking for romantic travel ideas, we have some of those to share with you as well. Now, it’s too late to pull any of these off today, but you can find a card and […]

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Sonoma Wine Country Offers Valentine Packages

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 21, 2013

Vineyard Knoll Estate in Sonoma wine country

Couples seeking the romance of a Wine-Country getaway can fall in love with Sonoma County’s vineyards, redwoods, and coastline this Valentine’s Day. The diverse destination has it all — ranging from tasting menus and exceptional wines to spa treatments and adventure excursions, guests can choose from unlimited opportunities. Situated 30 miles north of San Francisco, […]

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Barge Cruising in France’s Burgundy Region

by Rita Cook on May 30, 2012

french barge cruise

Cruising in France’s Burgundy region is an experience that rivals the best cruises in the world.  While the boat I was on, Europeans Waterways’ La Belle Epoque, was slow going down the French canals, the scenery and world class service meant drinks within moments of asking, biking on the banks of the shallow canal, lounging […]

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Seattle vivid at dusk

  If you live in the Pacific Northwest you likely already know why those living in other parts of the United States flock to your region. From Washington to Oregon to Northern California, the Northwest boasts varying landscapes that suit every travel personality. So whether you’re looking for mountains, the ocean, wine country or an […]

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Festivals in Spain

by Rita Cook on April 30, 2012

Las Fallas - Courtesy of Valencia Tourism Board

For festivals, look no further than the country of Spain for an exciting reason to celebrate.  With as many as 50 festivals to celebrate thoughout the year, a person could literally take in a festival somewhere in Spain just about any week of the year.  For me, I have my favorites for no particular reason other than when […]

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Indianapolis: Every Day is a Good Day at New Day Meadery

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 25, 2012

I had heard of Mead.  I knew it was a drink and I knew it had been around for a very long time, but I really didn’t know much more than that. Turns out that Mead is a wine made of fermented honey. Some medieval accounts stated that Mead is linked to the term “honey-moon.”  Women were often […]

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Digital Detox in Mendocino

by Lanee Lee on March 29, 2012

If a digital detox is what you crave, Mendocino County is a ruggedly picturesque, off-the-beaten-path destination just a few hours north of San Francisco, and provides a haven to unplug and recharge. Since there is little to nil cell service and sparse Wi-Fi, a holiday in Mendocino is just what the doctor ordered if you’re […]

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