"A glass reaches its full potential when it leaves you with a story"

the Cork Dork, Bianca Bosker

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I’ve always loved sunflowers. Seeing them reminds me of summertime in Connecticut. I would go every year to the local farms and orchards to pick what was in season and take in their golden glory. Now, I think they’ll remind me of my new home in Napa Valley. I’ve been busy exploring sunflower fields in […]

The Best Sunflower Fields in Northern California

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Living in Napa, I naturally explore this wine region more frequently than Sonoma County. But when I was invited to attend the Alexander Valley Winegrowers’ inaugural Experience Alexander Valley event, I figured there was no time like the present to be become more familiar with one of Napa’s quiet but extraordinary neighbors. Experience Alexander Valley […]

The Best Way to Experience Alexander Valley

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As I began to make plans for a short Easter weekend trip to Willamette Valley, I kept getting the question, “why are you driving nine hours for wine when you live in Napa?” Having done some research on the region’s easy access to wineries, restaurants, and outdoor splendor, I was able to formulate a basic […]

Why you Should Visit Willamette Valley

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Last Winter, while studying at the International Wine Institute of Bordeaux, I attended a class on the wine region of Burgundy (Bourgogne in French). Discussing the nuances of Burgundian terroirs from the grapes and soil to the climate and vineyard placement, inspired a spontaneous trip to this fabled region. Within weeks I had found myself traipsing […]

Where to Taste in Burgundy

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About 120 miles north of San Francisco, dispersed between the towering Redwoods and rugged Pacific coastline, are scores of vineyards belonging to Mendocino Wine Country. This region may be lesser-known than it’s southern grape growing neighbors, but the wines Mendocino puts forth can certainly rival Napa and Sonoma. Vineyards span across several narrow valleys, including […]

Off the Beaten Path: Mendocino Wine Country

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Cue the twinkling lights, festive treats, and steaming-spiked drinks…it’s Christmas time once again. One of the best places to celebrate the holiday season is inside the many picture-perfect Christmas markets throughout Europe. While living in Bordeaux, France this past year, I did exactly that. Straight from the pages of a story-book is the Marché de Noël de […]

Bordeaux at Christmas Time

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A Wedding Fit For Royalty

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