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Category Archives: wine

Travelogue: Embracing Calm in the Valle de Guadalupe | Baja, Mexico

Eileen walked into the common room and with the most genuine smile on her face said “Do you guys want to see something completely magnificent?” As we stepped out barefoot … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Just in time for Umbrian White Truffles at Spirito di Vino | Montefalco, Italy

My series of entries from my time in Umbria concludes with our last dinner in Montefalco at the award-winning Spirito di┬áVino. If I could go back in time to the … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Osteria A Priori | Perugia, Italy

After the nightmare that was getting into Perugia, it was all uphill from there (literally). The hill-top towns of Umbria lured us in with charm and some of the best … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travelogue: A Day-Trip in Tuscany

If there is one piece of advice that I can give you when touring Tuscany, it’s to rent a car (or at least a private driver to tote you from … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dining: An Impromptu Dinner at Vino Vino | Venice, Italy

I’m going to contradict myself a little here. While I know I emphasized the importance of booking tables in advance when traveling in Italy, our first day in Venice was … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Straight Trippin': BLD in the Santa Ynez Valley

Part of the reason why I love living in California has a lot to do with the fact that if you drive two hours in any direction, you’ll run into … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Learn About Wine: More spit than sip

I probably should have known better than to have decent expectations of a wine tasting event at the Grove that was not only a Groupon, but also a deal on … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · Leave a comment
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