Wine Country

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for the Traveler

Every year I’m asked for my top holiday gift recommendations for the traveler. Fortunately, between new travel apparel, gear, books and luggage innovations, I always have several new items to recommend to readers. From stocking stuffers to high end items, this list of top 10 holiday gifts for the traveler should satisfy the globe trotter, […]

November 27th, 2015|Travel Apparel, Travel Gear, Wine Country|

Book Review: The Wine Bible

Living so close to wine country, we sometimes forget how lucky we are to have access to so many fine California wines. The same holds true for the winemakers and chefs who live and breath Sonoma and Napa Valley from a local’s perspective. “St. Helena, California-based author Karen MacNeil freely shares her wine knowledge like […]

November 16th, 2015|California, Wine Country|

Things to See and Do in Carmel, California

Are you visiting Carmel-by-the-Sea for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see.

When I have a visitor from out of town, the first place they want to see is Carmel Beach, but I also take them to The Lagoon – for a more local, authentic experience.

When I want to […]

November 6th, 2015|California, Food, Restaurants and Dining, Wine Country|