In honor of Touring & Tasting’s 20th anniversary, we asked wineries across beautiful Sonoma County to join us in a toast with their finest celebration wines. Here's how they're saying “Cheers!”
Beyond cable cars and the Golden Gate Bridge, the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area is full of intriguing and sometimes offbeat things to do. In honor of our 20th Anniversary Platinum Year, we pooled our favorite insider resources and came up with 20 tips to use as you plan your next visit.
Over the foothills just north of Santa Barbara lies Santa Ynez Valley, a wine country replete with natural beauty, distinctive wines, and— as I’ve recently discovered—many fabulous eateries.
Spanning far more real estate than any valley, county, or region, Southwest Idaho encompasses 30,000 miles of rugged mountains, rushing rivers, silent deserts, stately forests, friendly towns, and the culture-driven capitol city of Boise.
One of the many pleasures of wine touring in the Sierra Foothills is the relaxed, convival attitude we find in its tasting rooms.
This Classic California beach town sits halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco along the legendary Pacific Coast Highway 1 and Highway 101. It’s easy to reach and easy to love. The people are friendly, the prices are affordable, and the scenery is absolutely awesome.
Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the once sleepy farming community of Paso Robles, California has awakened over the past 20 years. It is now widely known as an innovative region where creativity flows as freely as the wine.
Touring & Tasting's Editor in Chief, Wendy van Diver, highlights the Dry Creek Valley's annual Passport Weekend in this lively Tour Journal feature.
In the relatively short 40 years that Oregon’s stunning Willamette Valley has been growing winegrapes, it has emerged as one of the nation’s most highly regarded viticultural areas, particularly for its Pinot Noir, broadly described as elegant, cellar worthy, and full of finesse.
In the quarter century that the Napa Valley Wine Train has been operating, it has found a place in the hearts of thousands who have climbed aboard to dine in its authentic, beautiful cars.
If you don’t already know this, it’s time you do: The beautiful state of Kentucky is home to America’s first successful commercial vineyard and winery.
On the western shore of California’s massive Clear Lake, a magnificent 4,300-foot volcano casts a majestic presence against the sky.
In our last issue, we introduced you to 15 of the Napa Valley’s more than 500 wineries offering outstanding tasting experiences. We only tapped the surface! Here are 15 more.
Traverse City, Michigan has long been known for its natural beauty and agricultural bounty.
When it comes to pairing food with wine, our basic rule is to extend the flavors you find in a food with the flavors you find in a wine, or vice versa. Here are some wonderful wines from Washington with perfect pairing ideas to get you started.
There’s a modern day movement underway in Livermore Valley wine country. After centuries upon centuries of making significant contributions to America’s wine industry, this resilient wine region in the heart of San Francisco’s Tri-Valley is getting the respect it deserves— and it’s going for more.
There’ s an incomparable place along California’s Central Coast known as San Luis Obispo (SLO) Wine Country , where mountains, valleys, and ocean converge. Here, the coastal influence provides one of the longest grape-growing seasons in the world. It also provides a boundless resource for outdoor coastal recreation.
Just 20 miles Northeast of downtown Seattle, Woodinville Wine Country greets visitors with open arms. The Woodinville wine region is currently home to more than 90 wineries and tasting rooms (a number that’s increasing rapidly), but that’s only the beginning.
Lying at the edge of the Sacramento River Delta, just two hours east of San Francisco, Lodi, California enjoys a classic Mediterranean climate, ideal for growing wine grapes.
Just 30 miles east of Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco’s Tri-Valley is a milieu for anyone eager to discover and explore. This beautiful confluence of three valleys holds five cities: Pleasanton, Livermore, San Ramon, Dublin, and the town of Danville.