Discover the Best Ways to Go Wine Tasting at Wineries & Vineyards Whether you’re embarking on a lengthy tour throughout an Old World wine region, or you’re simply taking a day trip through Santa Barbara County, wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms often have various options for how you can go about trying their wines. Wine…

  Just a short forty five minute drive south of Portland, Oregon lays one of the west coast’s largest and most interesting wine regions.  The Willamette Valley in northwest Oregon has become a food and wine lovers’ destination despite its relatively brief history. Prior to being known for wine, the Willamette Valley was known for…

Learn About The Ins-and-Outs of Italy’s Beautiful Puglia Wine Region & Wine Styles Known as the “heel of Italy’s boot”, Puglia has a longstanding winemaking tradition, as it is one of Italy’s largest wine producing regions. Historically, most of the wine coming out of Puglia had been simple, cheap table wines meant for local consumption…

Discover Argentina’s Mendoza Wine Region and Sub-Regions When I was studying for the WSET Level 4 in Wines & Spirits, the Diploma, I decided to go on a trip to Argentina to explore the different regions of Mendoza. Mendoza is sub-divided into many wine regions, with distinct microclimates and soils. Maipu Maipu (not to be…

Swiss Wine Guide – Learn About Wines of Switzerland and Swiss Wine Regions Most of us imagine the country of Switzerland as having beautiful landscapes, quaint villages and picturesque views of the Swiss Alps. But did you know that the wine coming out of Switzerland is remarkably tasteful, complex and worth exploring? In fact, one particular…