5 Steps to Planning a Fun and Memorable Wine Trail Experience
by Miki, This Is The Life Winer

  Have you ever thought about spending an entire day, or even an entire week, doing nothing but visiting one gorgeous winery after another, but yet not knowing exactly where to start? Are the following questions familiar?   Where should we go visit? Do we have to go to Napa Valley to have a great experience? How many wineries should we [...]

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PDX Urban Wineries: Okies on the Loose in the City
by The Traveling Winers

So, we're finally here. In Portland, Oregon on our Willamette Valley Wine Tour! Invited by Winery Marketing and Communications Consultant, Carl Giavanti, we have the most [...]

Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: “Seriously Organic” at Youngberg Hill Vineyards
by The Traveling Winers

As we've announced, the girls are headed to Oregon! And our first stop on the trail is Youngberg Hill - A "seriously organic" vineyard. Named after a young Swedish man [...]

Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: The Pinot-Making Mountain Man
by The Traveling Winers

The Oregon mountains of Chehalem Home to mountain man David Adelsheim and Adelsheim Vineyard Confession. David Adelsheim is not REALLY a mountain man. We just needed a [...]

Oregon Trail Sneak Peak: Vineyard Collision of Past and Future
by The Traveling Winers

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
by The Traveling Winers

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
by The Traveling Winers

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 [...]