Pinot Noir Recommendations: Favorites from the 2017 World of Pinot Noir

If you’re looking for Pinot Noir recommendations, or winery suggestions for your next wine tasting trip, we spent a few days tasting wines from over 200 wineries earlier this month at the World of Pinot Noir and we’re eager to … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Time to Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea

Isn’t it time you visited (or revisited) Carmel-by-the-Sea, the charming European-style village where pretty much everything is within walking distance including shops, restaurants and the Pacific Ocean?  This romantic and pet-friendly city is home to over 100 art galleries and … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Assisting Your Pinot Noir Quest: Recommendations from the 2016 World of Pinot Noir

Are you on a quest for phenomenal Pinot Noir? We had a wonderful time at the 16th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) last month, a stellar lineup of seminars, tasting events, and winemaker dinners held at the beautiful Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Finding New Favorites: Recommendations from the 2015 World of Pinot Noir

We had a wonderful time at the 15th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) earlier this month, enjoying copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs enhanced by delicious food and classic Southern California weather. Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world converged … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Carmel Beckons: The Relais & Châteaux GourmetFest

When was the last time you were in the quaint coastal village of Carmel?   Given its charm, you probably don’t need another reason to travel (or return) here but Lufthansa First Class has decided to give you one anyway with GourmetFest 2014, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Recommendations from the 2014 World of Pinot Noir

Each year, attendees at the World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) come expecting gorgeous California weather, delicious gourmet food, and copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs.  This year?  Well, two out of three ain’t bad. California is facing its worst drought … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Monterey for Wine Lovers: After the Aquarium

Planning a getaway to the Monterey Peninsula?   There are plenty of reasons to do so, and wine lovers have even more of them.  Whether you’re looking for wine, food, or scenery, this is a very appealing destination. The Monterey Bay … –> please click here to continue reading –>