Berkeley and Alameda Island East Bay Urban Wine Tasting Route on Winetraveler

Several years ago, I spent some time roaming around Berkeley while I was waiting for a friend to finish work. I'm a naturally curious person, so I followed my curiosity into an evolving warehouse district on the west side of the city. What I found was very exciting for a wine lover like me. I … Continue reading Berkeley and Alameda Island East Bay Urban Wine Tasting Route on Winetraveler

Top Woodinville Wineries & Tasting Rooms To Visit in the Hollywood District on Winetraveler.com

I do love visiting the Pacific Northwest! In fact, I think I wrote in a previous article or column that Seattle in the sunshine is the world's best-kept secret because it is the most perfect place. When the sky is clear, the weather can be lovely, and the scenery is even more incredible. One of … Continue reading Top Woodinville Wineries & Tasting Rooms To Visit in the Hollywood District on Winetraveler.com

5 Great Wineries that Should be on Your Argentina Wine Tasting Itinerary on Winetraveler.com

It has been a couple of years since I've traveled across Argentina, but it is definitely a country you don't forget easily. Some of the most beautiful views and vistas exist between the bottom of the continent at Ushuaia and the unbelievably stunning landscapes and backdrops in the northern province of Salta. If you are … Continue reading 5 Great Wineries that Should be on Your Argentina Wine Tasting Itinerary on Winetraveler.com

5 Miami Sommeliers Dish on Wine Travel Advice and Where to Drink Wine in Miami on Winetraveler.com

There are many great restaurants in Miami, and I love that I get to talk about them and promote them. No longer is the Magic City only a city for sunbathing tourists and party revelers, Miami is a world-class city with a hospitality industry that is thriving. Some of the nation's top chefs have noticed … Continue reading 5 Miami Sommeliers Dish on Wine Travel Advice and Where to Drink Wine in Miami on Winetraveler.com

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

On Coravin: What’s So Special About Châteauneuf-du-Pape?

If you find yourself traveling north to south through France, there's a good chance that you may end up somewhere along the beautiful Rhône River at some point during your journey. In fact, during a recent trip through French wine country, we ended up inadvertently crossing that river a total of about 20 times--although, this is … Continue reading On Coravin: What’s So Special About Châteauneuf-du-Pape?

Two Day Champagne Itinerary: Explore Champagne-Ardenne France on Winetraveler.com

After spending a few wonderful days in Champagne, I was able to share more about the region in my two-day guide on Winetraveler.com. When you plan your trip to Champagne, don't forget to check out the article! Let me know if you have any questions about the region. Cheers to Champagne!  

Top 5 Miami Wine Restaurants on Winetraveler.com

My debut article as a contributor to the website Winetraveler.com is about something I know well--wine in my hometown of Miami! Very excited to share that I'm finally able to get an article out there about some of the best wine lists in the Magic City. Stay up-to-date with my articles as well as others … Continue reading Top 5 Miami Wine Restaurants on Winetraveler.com

On Coravin: Road Tripping and Tasting through Salta Wine Country

Have you ever been to Salta, Argentina? Salta may not be as well-known as Mendoza, but it has a beautiful wine country that can boast the oldest winery in Argentina and some of  the highest vineyards in the world. Check out my article on the Coravin company blog for some suggestions on where to taste … Continue reading On Coravin: Road Tripping and Tasting through Salta Wine Country

On Coravin: From Sea to Shining Sea: America’s First Bi-Coastal Winery

Sometimes, I get to write about things that really bring me joy— like Virginia wine! Or better yet, a friend and fellow ‘Cane who is making waves in the wine industry through his very successful bi-coastal winery. Thanks to Coravin for the opportunity to highlight Kirk Wiles and the FIRST bi-coastal winery in the U.S., Paradise … Continue reading On Coravin: From Sea to Shining Sea: America’s First Bi-Coastal Winery