10 Great Virginia Wineries That Are a Day Trip From Washington, D.C. on Winetraveler

If you know me, you know that I really got my start writing about wine while living in Northern Virginia outside of Washington, D.C. I would spend some weekends out in Virginia Wine Country looking for the best glass of Virginia wine, and I would always bring some home or look for VA labels out … Continue reading 10 Great Virginia Wineries That Are a Day Trip From Washington, D.C. on Winetraveler

5 Wine Regions to Visit in 2019

Deciding where to plan your next wine vacation can be a bit daunting. With so many options from Napa to New Zealand, it’s easy to see how any wine-o can develop decision fatigue. Do you want to drink Pinot Grigio or Pinotage? Would you rather sip Sauvignon Blanc or Semillon? Visit the ocean or the … Continue reading 5 Wine Regions to Visit in 2019

“Wine” Photography

Some of you may know that I dabble in amateur photography.  I've submitted a few photos from my trip to Argentina this past May to the annual Smithsonian photo contest. One of my favorites is a snap I took at Piattelli Vineyards outside of Cafayate, Argentina in the Salta Province. This photo showcases the vines … Continue reading “Wine” Photography

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in the Summertime

As an avid red wine drinker, I usually do not find myself getting all excited about a certain type of white wine. However, it is Hot Hot Hot outside, and the big reds are just not as enticing as they are when the weather is slightly less sticky. So what is my new summertime wine … Continue reading New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in the Summertime

The Southernmost Winery

The best part about “moving home,“ even if it is temporarily, or especially if it is temporarily, is that you get to discover places and things that you may not have explored before when you were too busy taking everything for granted.  Though I miss spending my weekends traversing Virginia Wine Country, and whipping my … Continue reading The Southernmost Winery

It Rains Mud in Rome

...And other things I learned on my trip to Europe: COMING SOON! I promise I will post more about Austria and Italy once I get a moment to write a post--between working for money, writing for my UCLA course, and traveling to Minneapolis for work this week, I'm losing out on time to write what … Continue reading It Rains Mud in Rome

Europe Trip 2013: First few Days in Austria

I apologize for neglecting to post on the blog, but I have been traveling via plane and car to the destination where I am currently writing: Kleinlobming, Austria--in the beautiful Austrian state of Styria. An American friend and I have traveled here for the wedding of our Austrian friend, which will take place later this … Continue reading Europe Trip 2013: First few Days in Austria