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A Wine and Culinary Adventure Awaits at Rams Gate Winery in Sonoma

January 25, 2019
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{Full Disclosure: This experience was provided to me at no cost} Do you love hand crafted, small-production Sonoma County Chardonnay and Pinot Noir? Are you looking for a special wine experience where you can also have the option to enjoy food at the same time? Or perhaps you’re just looking for a great winery to visit with epic views, top of the line hospitality and memorable wines? Rams Gate is your place! Rams Gate is a winery that I’ve driven…

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MacRostie Winery: Sonoma County Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Heaven

January 15, 2019
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Do you love Chardonnay? How about Pinot Noir? If you said yes to either of those, or both (I like your style) I’ve got the place for you! Head on over to Sonoma County and visit MacRostie Winery and Vineyards in Healdsburg. Keep reading to hear more about why I loved this experience! The day I visited MacRostie was also the day where we got the most rainfall we’ve had in about a year. So, it was a bit of…

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Best Napa Valley and Sonoma County Winery Experiences of 2018

December 30, 2018
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Wow! Can you believe 2018 is almost over? This year has been one for the books and I definitely did my fair share of wine tasting – all in the name of research so I could share with you of course! Here are some of my favorite wineries I visited this year, and highly suggest checking out when booking your wine tasting trips in 2019.   In no particular order, my favorite wine tasting experiences of 2018 were: Amizetta Tucked…

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Sparkle and Shine: The Very Best Bubbles To Toast With This Holiday Season

December 16, 2018
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{Full disclosure: Some of the products suggested in this list were provided to me at no charge.} This shouldn’t come off as a surprise, but did you know December and January are the top months for Champagne and sparkling wine consumption? Makes sense right? Bubbles are seen as a celebratory beverage, it sparkles, it shines, it’s meant for special moments. Personally, I like to enjoy a glass of bubs year-round because life is a celebration in it’s own. Amirite? Or…

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Long Meadow Ranch: Restaurant, Winery and Sustainable Full Circle Farming

December 11, 2018
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{Full Disclosure: This experience was provided to me at no cost} You guys! I had the very best day exploring all that is Long Meadow Ranch. Now if you know me, you know that I absolutely love Farmstead, which is Long Meadow Ranch’s restaurant in St. Helena, so I was stoked to learn more about this awesome company. While Farmstead is their most popular piece of the pie if you will, Long Meadow Ranch is SO much more! In addition…

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Bottle Barn Makes Online Wine Shopping a Breeze

December 10, 2018
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{This post is sponsored by Bottle Barn} I’ve been hearing about Bottle Barn for quite some time — however their physical store is located in Santa Rosa which is a little over an hour from Napa so I don’t often find myself getting over there. I was super excited when I found out they decided to open up an online wine boutique so that everyone could enjoy their special wine finds and good deals!  Bottle Barn’s online site includes a…

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The Coziest Napa Wine Tasting Experience at Aonair

December 9, 2018
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Pug puppies, cozy bonfires, whiskey collections and killer wine  – I don’t know about you but that sounds like a winning combination to me. I’ve been hearing about Aonair for a few years and never made the trek up there. Wow! I’ve been missing out.  Aonair has that special something. That je ne sais quoi. That something you can’t put your finger on, but you fall in love instantly. It’s very cabinesque, except Napa Valley cabin, if you know what…

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The 10 Best Christmas Gifts for Your Favorite Wine Lover

November 27, 2018
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{Full disclosure: this blog uses affiliate links, which help me earn a profit, but in no way affect you!} I can’t even believe it’s the holiday season! Where the heck did time go? If you’re like me, you are scrambling to buy Christmas gifts – why do I always wait until the last minute? Are you looking for that perfect gift for your favorite wine lover? Here are 10 wino approved items to add to your gift giving list. I’ve…

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Breathtaking Views and Incredible Mountain Wines Make Amizetta a Top Wine Tasting Destination

November 20, 2018

Amizetta Winery and Vineyards has been on my list for quite some time. This place is always booked and now I know why! Holy **** the view from Amizetta is absolutely breathtaking. But you know what the best part is? The wines match, and are just as incredible as the view. When the first wine you’re pouring me is a Cabernet Franc, I know we’re going to be friends. I love Cabernet Franc and appreciate when a winery knows how…

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7 Must-Have Pinot Noirs To Pair With Your Thanksgiving Meal

November 14, 2018

{Full disclosure: Some of the products suggested in this list were provided to me at no charge.} Pinot Noir and Thanksgiving go hand in hand. If you have never had this pairing, you are truly missing out. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! So Why Pinot Noir? Pinot Noir is the perfect Thanksgiving wine because it is a high acid wine, with soft to low tannins, fruity and depending on where it’s from can have herbaceous qualities. It’s versatile, and…

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