Wonderful wines, tempting food, spectacular scenery, and lots of interesting things to do—these are the elements that make a wine destination fabulous.
Spend a weekend in Lodi, California wine country. It’s closer than you may think—just 30 minutes south of Sacramento and 90 minutes east of San Francisco—and it has all you need for an ideal wine country getaway.
If you're a lover of exploration and discovery, Sonoma County is waiting for you. This massive wine region is the size of Rhode Island, with over 370 wineries and 15 separate AVA’s.
Touring & Tasting's Exclusive Interview with John Bookwalter, Owner and Winemaker of J. Bookwalter Winery.
The upper left edge of the Michigan “mitten” holds many treasures. Stately pine forests, windswept peninsulas, sugar sand beaches, towering dunes, crystal blue lakes, acres upon acres of cherry orchards, and thriving vineyards. At the heart of all of this sits Traverse City, a gem of a town just waiting to be discovered.
The words “California dreaming” create an idyllic scene. We picture a strong, sturdy pier jutting out from a white pristine beach, inviting, surfable waves, graceful pelicans soaring above, and happy people enjoying it all.
Nothing goes better with wonderful wine than wonderful food—and you’re sure to find plenty of both in the Napa Valley.
An exclusive interview with Chef Brian Overhauser of Hahn Estates.
Touring & Tasting's exclusive interview with Edna Valley Vineyard's Josh Baker.
Learn more about Wente Vineyards' Winemaker, Karl D. Wente, in Touring & Tasting's exclusive interview!
A Touring & Tasting Exclusive Interiew with Katie and Mandy Grassini of Grassini Family Vineyards!
Touring & Tasting's exclusive interview with Russ Munson, Co founder of Wine & Roses located in Lodi, California.
Can't wait to visit Oregon? Open a bottle of Oregon wine. Depending on the vintage, you’ll taste the diversity of Oregon terroir in its flavors—ranging from a delicate apple blossom to leathery licorice root. To enhance your tasting experience, pair your next sip with food.
In the mountain vineyards of Lake County, the grape growers know that good wine doesn’t just start in the vineyard. It is tended by good workers who nurture good grapes.
Relaxed yet refined, Livermore Valley provides an ideal wine country setting for weddings, reunions, corporate events – all kinds of festive events.
In the history of California wine, Santa Barbara wine country is a new frontier. Meet nine of the region’s most talked about vintners, destined to make their own marks in Santa Barbara wine.
Known for its wonderful wines, particularly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, San Luis Obispo (SLO) wine country is made up of rolling hills and valleys, crossroad country villages, coastal towns, historical sites, and plenty of great places to picnic along the way.
Join Editor-in-Chief, Wendy Van Diver on her editor's tour of the Sierra Foothills.
Long prized for its pristine beauty naturally sculpted by breezes from the Monterey Bay, the Northern Central Coast is experiencing a new kind of windfall these days in the form of tasting rooms.
California’s Tri-Valley, home to Livermore Valley wine country, is an easy drive from San Francisco, but you’ll find yourself in a world apart—a world you won’t want to leave at day’s end.
Bustling, beguiling, breathtaking San Francisco is a tourist’s dream with a list of exciting things to do that stretches as far as its city limits.
Southern California’s Temecula Valley has been an incubator for winegrapes for centuries. Touring & Tasting asked a group of Temecula Valley experts to share their insights on Temecula Valley wines.
Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, this dynamic Central Coast wine region continues to boom as both a wine producer and a destination for savvy wine tourists. So what’s the latest in Paso Robles?
Checking in with several key players in Washington wine from across the state to see how they think the wines of Washington will wow us next.