Arizona, Food, Wine/Cocktails

Merkin – Double Your Pleasure

Perhaps the best part, though, is the food. Great wine deserves great food and Merkin NAILS both! Their mission is to “Come As Close As We Can To Delivering a 100% Arizona."

Arizona, water, Wine/Cocktails

Water to Wine

The trip ended at a winery offering both motivation to keep paddling and a “we made it” bonus.

Arizona, Food, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

A Surprising Delight in Jerome

Judy named his Arizona spin on a Screwdriver (with Prickly Pear and mango purees) the Double Whammy, while my modified Whisky Sour was refreshing and fantastic.  And the food? To die for.

Travel, Virginia, Wine/Cocktails

Potomac Point Winery – Go for the View, Stay for the Wine

Kathleen had never been to Virginia, but we sip wine together regularly, so introducing her to wines from the other coast seemed like a no-brainer.

Food, Musings, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Ask A Local!

No matter how many websites you peruse or how knowledgeable your travel provider is, finding that place only the locals know happens only when you ask a local.

California, Wine/Cocktails

Cheers to Wine Tasting

We met the owner, other consultants, and like-minded wine drinkers who’d come to celebrate the return of group (albeit small) tastings.

Food, Musings, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

A Simple Meal

Judy and I marveled at how we continually bring our travels to our table, re-living the tastes and memories of places we’ve been both near and far.

California, Road Trip, Wine/Cocktails

Go Big or Stay Home??

We’ve discovered the smaller places can be well worth the stop .. at least when it comes to wine.

California, Road Trip, Wine/Cocktails

Daou is a Definite Wow!

There’s a whole world out there waiting to be explored. Sip the wine, be awed by the view and enjoy the stories along the way.

California, Wine/Cocktails

Stay Far, Far From Far Niente

Choosing a winery to visit among the seemingly endless list in California can be a challenge. We sought out Far Niente because we enjoy their wines and we embrace the Italian belief of “dolce far niente” … the sweetness of doing nothing.