5 Vino Vacations to Take This Summer

Sunset at Santo Wines Winery

Enchanting wine regions with stunningly beautiful vineyards, colorful landscapes, and (of course) top notch vino are the essentials of a wine vacation. Winery tours and tastings are just a start though, so we’ve put together these 5 types of wine vacations to help you plan the perfect wine-lovers retreat for your travel personality. Each promises […]

Wine Wednesday: Uncorked at Oxbow

Uncorked at Oxbow

“Wine a bit – you’ll feel better!” There’s certainly no shortage of tasting rooms in downtown Napa Valley, but the sign outside Uncorked at Oxbow Public Market lured me in. From the funny sign to friendly wine aficionado Tom pouring tasting glasses to open mic nights, fun sets Uncorked apart from other tasting rooms in […]

Wine Wednesday: Ballooning Over Napa Valley

Ballooning over Napa Valley

I’ve been fascinated with hot air balloons for as long as I can remember. My dad used to take me to a field just down the road from our house where balloonists would land and I always wanted a ride. When I moved to Las Vegas, balloons would lift off near our apartment in Summerlin […]

Wine Wednesday: Riding the Napa Valley Wine Train

Napa Valley Wine Train

“All aboard!” I boarded the 1915-1917 Pullman Le Petite Gourmet dining car and took my seat at the picture window on the Napa Valley Wine Train. The Napa Valley Wine Train runs runs for 36 miles from McKinstry Street Station in Napa all the way to St. Helena through the heart of the world famous wine […]