Among all the wonderful towns to visit in wine country, there’s almost nothing we love more than the smallest towns. Why? Because small towns are home to small restaurants, and...
This spring, we’re here to help you to brush up on your pairing skills so that you can best enjoy the marriage of cheese, salami and Rosé on those beautiful,...
In the hierarchy of Bordeaux wines, the Bordeaux AOC category offers nice expressions of the region's wines, made to be enjoyed in their youth with relatively fruit-forward characteristics. They are...
With all the political shenanigans in the news media, it’s feeling ever more prescient to take breaks from reality and find respite for the soul, and Mendocino wine country provides...
While barrel tasting is an activity that wine lovers only do on occasion, it’s actually a very frequent activity for winemakers. Once grapes have finished fermenting and are transferred into...
When it comes to cocktail bars in San Francisco, there is no shortage of options. With talented mixologists whipping up homemade tinctures, liqueurs, syrups, and more, there's never been a...
On our last night in Italy, my husband and I dined at Osteria La Risacca in Milano. The restaurant was very elegant, with white table cloths and fine glassware, as...
I’ve detailed the many cafés and wine bars that I visited during my stay in Genova, Italy. Each comes recommended for a different reason, offering a nice variety of atmospheres...
I’ve compiled a list of the best eateries I discovered while spending time in the authentic port city of Genova. All of these places come highly recommended and offer a...
The town of Hopland is much like the towns of Philo and Boonville in Anderson Valley. There is no stoplight—or stop sign, for that matter—and only a handful of restaurants,...