Treat Yourself To A Memorable Dining Experience At El Dorado Kitchen

Welcome to El Dorado Kitchen: A Delicious Dining Experience in Sonoma Nestled in the picturesque town of Sonoma, California lies a restaurant that’s known for its stunning interior design, delicious food, and friendly service – El Dorado Kitchen. As soon as you walk through the door, you are greeted by an elegant and warm atmosphere […]

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Quady 2021 Red Electra Moscato (California)

All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products are tasted in peer-group flights of from 5-8 samples. Reviewers may know general information about a flight to provide context—vintage, variety or appellation—but never the producer or retail price of any given selection. When possible, products considered flawed or uncustomary are retasted. About […]

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The World’s Oldest Grape-Bearing Vine Has Seen Centuries of Empires and Invasions

In the northeastern corner of Slovenia, you’ll find the oldest grape-bearing vine in the world, which has grown for over 400 years on the side of a house in Maribor, some 15 miles from the Austrian border. The vine was planted sometime in the late 16th century during the turmoil of recurring invasions from the […]

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Change in Napa Valley Restores Hope for Small Family Farms

When people think of the Napa Valley, they often think of the big, the grand, the luxurious, and the over-the-top. But there remain small family farms in the famous region, and they finally got a lifeline this past March. After four years of effort, the Micro-Winery Ordinance was unanimously passed, paving the way for very […]

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These 7 Resorts Pair Horseback Riding and Wine Tasting Perfectly!

From the medieval monks who used draft horses to clear vineyards in Burgundy to the horse culture of Spain’s Jerez de la Frontera, celebrated annually during Feria del Caballo, horses and wine have long held a deep connection. Today, serious wine programs and riding opportunities abound at resorts across North America. Guests can spend the day […]

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4 Easy, No-Cook Summer Meals with Classic Wine Pairings

There comes the point in summer when it’s so hot we barely want to cook. But our desire to spend time with friends outweighs that instinct, so we invite them over anyway. These easy-to-prepare, no-cook recipes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course paired with chilled summer-ready wines. Illustration by Natalia […]

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Here’s How To Make The CLASSIC Pegu Club Cocktail

The Pegu Club cocktail is a classic drink that dates to the beginning of the 20th century, if not earlier. It was first published in Harry MacElhone’s 1923 book ABC of Mixing Cocktails, which contains countless other classics from the Scofflaw to the Boulevardier. But rather than an invention of MacElhone’s, the Pegu Club was […]

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Here’s How to Make a Delicious ? Lemon Drop Martini

  The original Lemon Drop was created during the 1970s by Norman Hobday, owner of Henry Africa’s, a famed San Francisco “fern bar” — a singles bar designed to be welcoming to women and often noted for having an abundance of plants. TGI Friday’s was the best-known of the fern bars. Vodka was the dominant […]

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Dive Into ThisSix-Bottle Masterclass to Albariño (Alvarinho)

Known as Albariño in Spain and Alvarinho in Portugal, this white wine grape has an increasingly global profile. Grown from Uruguay and Japan to California, Albariño (the name commonly used abroad) produces aromatic, dry white wines with fresh, often saline flavors. An ancient grape, Albariño originated along the Iberian Peninsula. Today, it grows throughout the […]

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