Romanian Wine Tasting: Finding Feteasca Neagra in Dracula Country

Our visit to Romania’s wine country began on a lovely, warm summer day with a scenic drive from bustling Bucharest … Read More

A Day in Bulgarian Wine Country: Mavrud and Thracian Treasure

By the time we arrived in Sofia, Bulgaria, we knew two things to be true: spontaneous travel is not our … Read More

Wine Tasting in North Macedonia: Vranec and the Vineyards

As Adam and I sat opposite one another, inhaling bite after delicious bite of our late lunch and savoring the … Read More

Vint Hill Farms Station: Making History in DC’s Backyard

When it comes to using your vacation time, we have always been advocates of exploring your own backyard with the … Read More

Auckland Wine Day Trip: Two Ways to Try New Zealand Wine

During our vacation in New Zealand, we were sure to reserve time for an Auckland wine day trip. Before we … Read More

Dela-where? Delaware! A Weekend Road Trip Through the First State

One of my first introductions to Delaware, ironically, was from the movie Wayne’s World. Sure, I was just a kid … Read More

1 Day in Luxembourg: How to Make the Most of a Short Visit

It would be easy to justify overlooking Luxembourg. It’s tiny, after all—one of the tiniest countries in the world—and it’s … Read More

Hunter Valley Wine Tasting: A Day Trip from Sydney

Standing in the bright sunshine, sipping crisp Verdelho, and watching kangaroos bouncing about in the woods, it occurred to me … Read More

Oregon Wine Country: Pinot Noir in the Willamette Valley

There’s something special about visiting the place where you grew up. Adam and I often marvel about how different our … Read More

Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Oyster Crawl: You Can’t Beat the Bivalve

There’s something about pairing a young, acidic white wine with a briny oyster that has always been irresistible to me. … Read More

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