A Night In Provence – Stop and Smell the Rosés

Wine is a sensory experience.  It evokes all our senses; sound, sight, smell, touch and taste. I recently had the opportunity in New York City to take a journey back to Provence.  It was an evening of … [Read more...]

Athens for Foodies – Best Places to Eat Like a Local

The Athens food scene is full of history and life.  Its cuisine represents its pride, creativity and traditions.  Many tourists visit Athens for its historic sites, but don't miss out on its vibrant … [Read more...]

Douro Valley – The Most Beautiful Wine Region in the World

Douro Valley, located in Northern Portugal is undoubtedly the most beautiful wine region in the world.  It is a region that boast breathtaking vineyards, which is further enhanced by the beauty of the … [Read more...]

Step Back In Time – A Travel Guide to Cuba

Cuba and most notably Havana is the gem of the Caribbean. Havana in its present day is absolutely fascinating.  Bustling with rich history, art, culture, music, and nightlife.  The streets are bright, … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Napa Valley Is So Unique

There are many beautiful wine regions around the globe, but Napa Valley offers a uniqueness that no other wine region can boast.  Napa has a rich history going back to the 1800's with unique soils, … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Romance with French Wines

On Valentine's Day romance, love, flowers, chocolate and wine come to mind. The French are known for romance and love.  So on this Valentine's Day take a tour with your sweetheart through four wines … [Read more...]

Winter Whites – Discovering South Africa’s White Wines

My love affair with South African wines started a year ago when I visited the Cape Winelands.  Forty miles east of Cape Town lie some of the most picturesque wineries in the world.  I was immediately … [Read more...]

Sonoma County Winegrowers – Passion for Sustainability

Sonoma County, land of rolling hills, rugged coastlines, beautiful landscapes and seventeen unique AVA's, is world-renowned for its prestigious, high quality wines, but a lesser known fact is its … [Read more...]

La Cité du Vin: The Guggenheim of Wine

Le Cité du Vin (translated as City of Wine) opened in Bordeaux to rave reviews in June, opening ceremonies were inaugurated by the the French President Francois Hollande, and Minister of Culture … [Read more...]

Heretat Mas Tinell – Vilafranca del Penedès

Our first stop on the Penedès Wine Route was The Cava & Hotel Mastinell, home to the wines of Heretat Mas Tinell. The hotel and vineyard is located just outside of town of Vilafranca del Penedès. … [Read more...]