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A Typical Fall Weekend in a World that is Anything but Typical

A Typical Fall Weekend in a World that is Anything but Typical

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Fall weekends are perfect for winetasting, visiting wineries and tasting the newest offerings....

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RoadTrippin' and the 100 Mile Road Trip Rule

RoadTrippin' and the 100 Mile Road Trip Rule

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It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it! We started the year off with a new granddaughter, Talia. She was born at the start of...

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A Wine Weekend with Heart - Part 1

A Wine Weekend with Heart - Part 1

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With the anticipation of shoulder surgery looming large and Neal’s mother’s rapidly declining health, a full...

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Weather Won't Hamper a Visit to Irvine and Roberts Vineyards

Weather Won't Hamper a Visit to Irvine and Roberts Vineyards

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While inexplicable feathers fell from the sky as we settled into the Irvine and Roberts tasting room, I was reminded of...

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One Love Cellars - What's love got to do with it?

One Love Cellars - What's love got to do with it?

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One Love Cellars is a story of a dream, passion, love, adversity and loss. It is also the story of determination, dedica...

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Red Lily - A Year Later

Red Lily - A Year Later

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After my first encounter with Red Lily Vineyards, I signed up to do the Wild Rogue Relay again, mostly to get back to th...

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Earth Song Vineyards - An Island of Grapes in a Sea of Hemp

Earth Song Vineyards - An Island of Grapes in a Sea of Hemp

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When you follow the GPS directions to Earth Song Vineyards, you can’t help but notice the acres and acres of hemp...

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Red Lily Vineyards- Will Run for Verdejo

Red Lily Vineyards- Will Run for Verdejo

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When two of my favorite worlds collide, it’s a most wonderful thing. This is a story of running, sweating and Verdejo. L...

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Fences Winery -- Don't Fence Me In!

Fences Winery -- Don't Fence Me In!

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The vineyards at Fences Winery The unassuming fence that guards the property that Fences Winery calls home is deceivin...

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REALLY Tasting Wine at its Source, The Barrel

REALLY Tasting Wine at its Source, The Barrel

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One the many luxuries of having winery-owning friends is that they call you to help with a myriad of tasks, and of cours...

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