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Oregon Wine Tasting, Dec 2019

Oregon Wine Tasting, Dec 2019

Since we are members of two wine clubs in the Willamette Valley, we wanted to get out to there to do some tasting of the wines that had been released and get a feel for what would be released soon....

Oregon: Willamette Valley – wine tasting

Oregon: Willamette Valley – wine tasting

Dominio IV — Our first stop coming in from the coast, we didn't get a chance to taste on our last trip so Eric wanted to make this place a priority. We arrived to a small crowd that quickly thinned...

Chile 2012: Daytrip from Santiago

Chile 2012: Daytrip from Santiago

For our first day in Santiago we wanted to get out of the city and eventually booked a trip with AndoAndes. They had very good reviews on TripAdvisor for their main hiking excursion to the nearby...

weekend wrap-up

Thanks to some creative driving by my fearless father-in-law and the separate security line for AA Gold status passengers at JFK, we made it onto our flight this afternoon with just a few minutes to...

Napa Valley Wineries

Wow. We had such a nice time tasting wines in Napa Valley, mostly in the St Helena and Yountville areas. Eric already mentioned the who, so now that I'm back in NC and can edit the photos... here...

having a great time in napa

We arrived in San Francisco late last night, and made our way to St. Helena this morning. Today we tasted wines at Rombauer, lunch at Domaine Chandon, Jarvis, Silver Oak, and finally Beringer....

Loire wine tasting

Last night we attended a Loire wine tasting lead by Sheri Sauter-Morano at 3CUPS in Chapel Hill. Sheri is a certified Master of Wine who lead us on a geographic tasting tracing the Loire river...

A beautiful weekend for wine tasting

We've been touring around the Willamette Valley visiting a number of wineries and vineyards and we haven't visited a bad one yet. The weather has been near perfect- sunny, upper 60's- and the fall...

Corks for Kids!

On Saturday, Eric and I attended a fundraiser for NC Children's Hospitals that was not only a great cause but a very fun evening of wine tasting, meeting new people and catching up with others. We...

Long Island wines

Eric and I have been visiting Long Island wineries for as long as we've been together and we've seen many changes in the last ten years. While some wines have certainly increased in quality, one...

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