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May 21, 2020

Escape to the Rogue Valley Wine Country

Like most travel and wine writers during this time, my current mode of transportation and state of travel adventure has been via computer with virtual presentations.  Recently, on an…READ MORE

Apr 08, 2020

Savoring Italian Wines from Both New Mexico and Italy

Our Southern California Wine Review Council recently had the opportunity to taste an interesting assortment of Italian and New Mexican wines, but since several of the wines from New Mexico…READ MORE

Mar 26, 2020

Galway Spirits Offers Curbside Pick-up and Delivery

What are you doing at home during this trying time of isolation for so many of us?  Are you cleaning closets? Reading new books?  Binge watching on Netflix?…READ MORE

Feb 20, 2020

Europa Village Brings the Charm of Spain to Temecula’s Wine Country

Come this spring, there’s a new winery in town.  Or, I should say, a new winery in the village – Europa Village Winery that is.  This…READ MORE

Jun 20, 2019

North Carolina’s Hidden Wine Country

   North Carolina’s landscape is best known for its mountain ranges and beaches, but what most people don’t realize is that in between the coast…READ MORE

Jun 19, 2019

Raul Ramirez Offers an Exceptional Wine Tasting Experience

Looking for a superior wine experience away from the usual tasting room crowds? Come and enjoy the hospitality of Raul Ramirez Bodegas y Vinedos. Located in the Temecula Valley Wine…READ MORE

May 16, 2019

Exploring SoCal’s Fallbrook Winery

Fallbrook Winery is located in San Diego’s North County, at the 33rd N Parallel.  Rebecca Wood and Ira Gourvitz (on right in photo) purchased the winery in…READ MORE

Nov 29, 2018

Find outstanding wines for every taste at the Wine Exchange

What wines will you be serving or taking to holiday get-togethers?  What wines will pair well with your festive holiday dishes?  What wines are going to please Uncle…READ MORE

Nov 29, 2018

Enjoy Holiday Cheer on the Ramona Wine Trail

If you want to get in the holiday spirit, visit the Ramona Valley Holiday Wine Trail during the first three weekends in December. Eighteen wineries are participating and offering all…READ MORE

Sep 25, 2018

Bottaia Winery Brings a Taste of Italy to Temecula Valley

There is a new addition to the beautiful Temecula Valley Wine Country (located about an hour northeast of San Diego). Owned by the Ponte family, “Bottaia” is an…READ MORE

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