Category Archives: Travel

Falling in Love in Italy

I just returned from two weeks in Italy that made me understand why Rick Steves (the Euro travel guru) still points to Italy as his favorite European country. As a wine and travel lover, Italy made me fall hard for … Continue reading

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Weekend Warrior: Louisville

Louisville has been on my ‘roadtrip’ list for a while. Yes, I am one of those girls that watches the Kentucky Derby each year and wishes I were there with a big hat and a winning bet. Plus, Louisville is … Continue reading

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Getaway Guide to Puerto Rico

I just returned from a fantastic getaway to Puerto Rico!  If you are looking for an adventure and some R&R, consider this U.S. territory (no passport needed for U.S. citizens, same money, many english-speakers, etc.) for your next island vacation. Here … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway Idea: Pigs and Pinot

Do you need a spring break idea?  Do you love Pinot Noir?  Do you love bacon? If the answers are ‘Yes!’ to all of the above, check out Charlie Palmer’s 8th Annual Pigs and Pinot event in my favorite town … Continue reading

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New Wine Destination: Texas

For Thanksgiving, I had the pleasure of visiting family in the Hill Country of Texas between San Antonio and Austin. Believe it or not, Texas is now the fifth largest wine producing state in the U.S. (behind Cali, NY, Washington, and Oregon), … Continue reading

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Weekend Ideas

Are you looking for something to do this weekend?  Since folks in the wine industry are literally in the business of helping you relax and have fun, I suggest tapping into your local wine scene for some fun, even if you live far from the … Continue reading

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Halloween Hoopla

Yes, it is that time of year! Pumpkins are everywhere, football weather is finally here, and the leaves are changing/falling. This is the time of year when I really appreciate living in a region with seasons. I love fall! And with Halloween … Continue reading

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WWG Primer: Washington State

With some friends recently traveling to Seattle for a work trip, I’ve been inspired to put that city and Washington State in focus this week. The timing to enjoy Washington’s best exports–its big reds– seems appropriate too, as early autumn is putting an extra crispness … Continue reading

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Distilling It Down

To my loyal WWG followers, I apologize for neglecting you!  It’s just been a busy few weeks – my day job, growing a year older, and selling my condo (yay!) got in the way. But I didn’t stop enjoying food/wine during … Continue reading

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A Lobster a Day…

…keeps the doctor away? I’m pretty sure that’s not the saying – unless you are on Cape Cod like I was this past weekend! Yep, lobster has a spot on nearly every menu in this vacation spot just outside Boston … Continue reading

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