Category Archives: Road Trip

Stories from the wine trail

Beyond the Tasting Room: My SOMM Summit Wine Journey, Part 2 — Woodinville Wine Tour

On August 4th I posted a story about a trip for two that I won to the 2017 SOMM Summit International Wine & Spirits Symposium in Seattle, Washington. My story highlighted the symposium sessions and events that had the most … Continue reading

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Beyond the Tasting Room: My SOMM Summit Wine Journey, Part 1

When I got the call from Alexandra Pace at the San Francisco Wine School telling me that I had won two tickets to the 2017 SOMM Summit, International Wine & Spirits Symposium last month in Seattle, Washington—plus lodging—I was speechless. … Continue reading

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Skinner Vineyards & Winery Puts the “Aah” in Syrah—and in So Much More

Based on a recommendation, I found myself driving along windy roads through the Sierra Foothills with my friend Cathy in search of a winery called Skinner Vineyards & Winery in California’s El Dorado County. We weren’t sure what to expect … Continue reading

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Get Your Groove On in Moss Landing

As a contributing writer to WineFoodExplorer, I took a day trip to a place that is close to my hear, where the wildlife is abundant, the food is fantastic and the hospitality is always welcoming. Read more here, Get Your … Continue reading

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Road Trip – At Long Last Lodi

It’s 10 a.m. and I’m entering Lodi. Lodi, California, that is and not to be confused with Lodi, Wisconsin, home of the town’s mascot “Susie the Duck.” Lodi, California is home to old vine Zinfandel. As I near the heart … Continue reading

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Discover Chico: Wineries and More

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Discover the Sierra Oro Farm Trail

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