Month: February 2014

Wine on Tap at Plan B Wine Cellars – Ventura, CA
by Elizabeth The Hippy Winer

This is really a case of "don't judge a book by its cover". At first glance, the winery which is situated in what looks like a mini-industrial park, one could [...]

Wine 101 WHP at Fredericksburg Winery
by Tom Joe Hops ‘r Better Winer

Stop 3 of 18 on Texas Wine Trail (day 1) Date of visit: 2013-12-14 Winery Scenery In a strip mall, downtown Fredericksburg, you find a winery and tasting [...]

Customer Service Matches Italian Villa-Style at Torre Di Pietra Vineyards
by Tom Joe Hops ‘r Better Winer

Stop 2 of 18 on Texas Wine Trail (day 1) Date of visit: 2013-12-14 Winery Scenery From the vineyards to the landscaping to the impeccable and well-designed [...]

Rancho Ponte Vineyard, A Community Love Affair – Fredericksburg, TX
by Elizabeth The Hippy Winer

We arrived at the vineyard to find the staff getting ready for some type of wine club special event – cheese, crackers, fruit, cool fleece jackets and bags [...]

Hustle & Bustle at Rancho Ponte Vineyard
by Tom Joe Hops ‘r Better Winer

Stop 1 of 18 on Texas Wine Trail (day 1) Date of visit: 2013-12-14 Winery Scenery This was my second visit to Rancho Ponte and it was very consistent in [...]

Pairing Perfection at Adam Puchta Winery
by Miki This Is The Life Winer

This place was way cool!  Everything from the visual ambiance, the nice wines, the family history and the wine tasting presentation.  I loved it all!  Let [...]

A Magnificent View at Canterbury Hill Winery
by Miki This Is The Life Winer

Our visit to Canterbury Hill Winery & Restaurant was a nearly perfect end to our day.  This stop was the last stop on day one and the reason it was nearly [...]

There’s Something Cookin’ at Palmina – Lompoc, CA
by Elizabeth The Hippy Winer

Just across the parking lot from Moretti and down the street from Clifton Brewer is Steve and Crystal Clifton's Palmina Wines. We walked into a full and busy [...]

Fall Festival Finds Family, Friends and Wine at Westphalia Vineyards
by Miki This Is The Life Winer

Our very first winery stop on our Missouri trail uncovered many discoveries.  But before the unveiling, I first have to tell you about our arrival into [...]

Serene is the Word at Serenity Valley Winery
by Miki This Is The Life Winer

My first impression of this winery when we pulled into the estate was "serene".  These lucky, lucky people that get to live on this property and work a [...]