Thirst For A Cause – Oklahoma’s Wine Tasting Event of the Year!
by Miki “This Is The Life” Winer

Thirst for a Cause was an astounding success! This charity event hosted by Thirst Wine Merchants and the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation in support of Oklahoma restaurant employees’ urgent medical expenses entertained Oklahoma wine lovers last Wednesday evening, August 16th. Tickets were $75 in advance or $89 at the door. More than 40 wineries were [...]

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Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: Vineyard Collision of Past and Future

It's "Back to the Future"...Vineyard style at Alloro Vineyard in Sherwood, Oregon.   Past: The timeless Italian traditions of the Italian farmhouse, culinary [...]

Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: An “Old Dog” Learns a New Trick

And here is the "old dog" himself, sitting astride his new toy, ready to enjoy "quiet time" with himself, his tractor, and Ole Mother Nature. Meet Don Hagge, the young man [...]

Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: There’s a Ghost in Them Vineyards

The girls are chasing after ghosts in the vineyards of Carlton, Oregon. WHAT?! We just can't help ourselves!   Picture this...The late 1800's. Gold Rush days. A [...]

Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: Magic Soil at Lenne Estate

As we've announced, the girls are headed to Oregon! And one of our stops will be to the Lenné Estate where "the worst [soil] in the country" makes the best Pinot [...]

Travel Channel Here We Come!

Just about 26 years ago, Miki and I were taking a walk over by what used to be a Shaklee Vitamin plant in Norman, OK. I can distinctly remember saying to her, "I want a job [...]

Review: Clarksburg Wine Company – Clarksburg, CA
Official Review by The Traveling Winers

While on our last wine trail through Napa, Sonoma and Lodi, we took a slight detour to visit a winery in Clarksburg, California. Why Clarksburg? Well, if you reach out to us [...]

Up for some wine in the Willamette Valley?

The Traveling Winers are touring again! Join us: May 9-11, 2017 in the Willamette Valley, OR Uh, Oh - the girls are on the loose! Miki and Elizabeth will be touring a [...]

Review: Kenefick Ranch Winery – Calistoga, CA
Official Review by The Traveling Winers

Back in September, we published a review on a book called The Perfect Score. There was a specific concept brought up in this book that, since we are not from the Napa Valley [...]

Review: Hall Wines – Saint Helena, CA
Official Review by The Traveling Winers

Hall Winery is anything but ordinary. This posh winery, located in St. Helena, California, was co-founded by Craig Hall and Kathryn Walt Hall, both of whom have acquired [...]

Miki’s Cool Wine Gadgets: “The One” Wine Glasses!
by Miki, This Is The Life Winer

This month... it's The One wine glass from Andrea Robinson! Our last trip to California brought about a very special event for Tom Joe and I. It was our wine-world "brush [...]
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