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.

Distractions, Food, Wine/Cocktails

Let’s Do Brunch … Virtually

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking away our ability to be among friends, a virtual wine tasting becomes a suitable brunch replacement.

Food, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Wine Tasting in a Worldwide Quarantine

How can you practice social distancing and still attend a wine tasting? A wine importer uses a little creativity to host a worldwide event.

Food, Travel, Walks, Wine/Cocktails

Spring Is Festival Season

Springtime is festival time. When the weather turns warmer, we all want to get out into the sun and soak up some warmth. What better place to do that than a festival?

wine glass and menu
Food, Road Trip, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Luck or a Nose for Good Food and Wine?

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you have probably noticed we often seem to find really fun and interesting places to eat and drink. This past weekend was no exception. Friday afternoon we decided it was time, once again, to jump in the car early Saturday morning and hit the road for a… Continue reading Luck or a Nose for Good Food and Wine?

Musings

Travel is Personal

This headline may seem a little like a no-brainer to a lot of people, but I’m not sure most people take their travel personally. Here’s what I mean: I’ve been to Paris three times and I’ve never been up in the Eiffel Tower. Oh sure, I’ve been TO the Eiffel Tower, but not up in… Continue reading Travel is Personal

Diversion, Wine/Cocktails

Our Own Winery? Well, Not Really

Okay, it’s not really ours, but it’s kinda cool to have a winery nearby that shares your last name. There’s nothing like having personalized wineglasses and wine bottles in the cellar to make your guests wonder! Romano Vineyard and Winery is in Brandywine, Maryland, in southern Prince George’s County. PG County, as the locals know… Continue reading Our Own Winery? Well, Not Really

Diversion, Food

Getting to Know You, Part 2

A reader responded to my recent post about talking up servers and bartenders with a simple question, “Why?”  I’m not really sure where she was going with this question … “Why travel?”  “Why enjoy yourself?”  “Why talk to people?”  But if ever there was any doubt about the last question, it was answered this past… Continue reading Getting to Know You, Part 2