Tasting Texas Hill Country Wine at Fall Creek Vineyards on Winetraveler.com

Finally, some fresh winetasting content in 2020 from a new-to-me winery. We had the opportunity to visit Fall Creek Vineyards at their Driftwood, Texas location earlier this month. Wow, what a great little family-owned winery in Texas Hill Country. Ed & Susan Auler are just the sweetest owners, full of hospitality & stories. Tasting Texas... Continue Reading →

Visiting Loudoun County Virginia: Wine, History, Attractions and More on Winetraveler.com

I have a story about Virginia and wine. If you've been following along through my wine adventures since the beginning (2012), then you know I started writing this blog while I was living in Arlington, VA and exploring Virginia wine country. It was truly my "start" in wine writing, and I consider Virginia wine my... Continue Reading →

On Coravin: Domaine Bousquet: Pioneering Sustainability in Argentina’s Mendoza Wine Region

Paul Mabray, a wine professional I follow on Twitter, recently tweeted that "Winery sustainability is NOT just about the environmental impact. It’s about living wages, work/life balance, healthy vendors, social contracts, community contributions, R&D investments and esp. making profit." I retweeted the comment because I thought it was poignant, but I didn't realize at the... Continue Reading →

History & Technology Converge at Joe Wagner’s Copper Cane Wines on Winetraveler

There are few American winemaking families who have made a name for themselves as the Wagner family of Caymus Vineyards has. A multi-generational winemaking family, the Wagners have successfully passed the art of winemaking from father to son and daughter. Though Caymus was founded in 1972, the family has been in Napa Valley since the... Continue Reading →

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