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Lifestyle: Summer Wine Escapes

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You might love to travel to the ends of the earth but could be planning to stick around locally this summer or even just escape to a location nearby for a long weekend. Feel like you are a world away with the right wine for the right time. Check out some options that will whisk you to a tranquil place…

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Charity: Wine to Change the World

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Drink a Bottle, Save a life. A humanitarian crisis of epic proportions is unfolding in Ethiopia, where every day millions struggle for their very lives due to drought and contaminated water. Want to know how you can help? Montesquieu Winery has partnered with CNN Hero Doc Hendley of Wine to Water and some of the top winemakers on earth to make wines…

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Travel: Food & Wine Pairing in France

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  As you travel around France, you’ll want to enjoy the culinary specialties and wines of the various regions. In total, France has 27 regions, each boasting unique and savory dishes and some of the best wine. We’ve highlighted a few of the regions below to give you a head start on sampling some of France’s finest cuisine and wines.…

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Wine Tours Of Europe: The 7 Best Places To Visit for the Aspiring Sommelier

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Rich traditions and history are created over glasses of wine. Memories have been made and milestones marked with a glass in hand for centuries. And there are many reasons we’ve loved wine for so long: It complements the taste of food, engages the senses, allows the drinker to easily experience the different tastes of regions around the world and has…

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Travel Guest Post: Napa Valley Events

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Wine lovers, prepare – the Napa Valley’s famed summer concerts, harvest season’s wine festivities, and Cabernet Season’s film, art and food festivals offer a cuvee of sensory delights. Napa Valley is known for it’s natural beauty, phenomenal culinary scene (14 Michelin Stars awarded for 2012), world-class accommadations, art, spas and of course, award-winning wine. While grapes gently ripen on the…

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Travel Guest Post: Sultry Napa Valley for Valentine’s Day

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New flames just matched via dot-coms or counterparts set up long ago by conspiring mothers, couples can enjoy a mid-month getaway this February, courtesy of St. Valentine and the Napa Valley. Romantic fireplaces, sweet spa treatments and that supple Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon set a Valentine’s Day tone like no other. Below are some of the sultriest places to snuggle…

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Travel: The Largest Wine Cellar in the World

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In the small European country of Moldova comes something big. Big, as in, The biggest wine collection in the biggest underground wine town. With 2 million bottles to its name, Welcome to Milestii Mici. The tour takes you into different catacombs named for different varietals of wine. As you note the ancient stone floors, cascading waterfalls and miles and miles…

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Eating Around the World – in Beverly Hills

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No need to jet set around the world looking for good eats…you can find exactly what you need in the 6 mile radius known as Beverly Hills. Try some of these brand new international delights… Japanese Crepes Named after the hip and trendy Tokyo neighborhood, this little eatery features french style crepes with mochi flour. Rolled and filled with ingredients such…

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Malibu Wine Trail

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Its great to know that Malibu has sprouted up several wineries over the last couple of years. Check out some of my favorites here, a plan a quick Sunday-getaway: Sip Malibu Sit at shaded tables on the hillside and sample Cielo Wineyard’s estate-grown wines, like the big, leathery Cabernet Sauvignon, or the crisp Woodstock Honey Pie, a white blend made…

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