WBC Red Wine Tasting – Speed Limits Should Not Be Enforced!

by Tom Joe The "Hops 'R Better" Winer 3:00 – 4:00 PM Live Red Wine Blogging IMHO speed tasting does an absolute disservice to the winery, the wine, and the wine bloggers conference (WBC) attendees. Of course, taking 2 months to write this piece is also a disservice, but that's for another blog! Yeah, just like regular speed dating [...]

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Official Review: Adelsheim Vineyards – Newberg, OR

by The Traveling Winers It's no doubt that if you are a Pinot Noir lover and happen to be browsing the Pinot aisle of your local wine store you will have at some point [...]

Official Review: Alloro Vineyard – Sherwood, OR

by The Traveling Winers There is a lot in a name. For example: Alloro is the name of our featured Vineyard for this article. Alloro, an Italian word, also means laurel in [...]

Official Review: Vidon Vineyard – Newberg, OR

by The Traveling Winers What do you get when you combine a North Dakota farm boy, a world traveler to France and Napa, and an astrophysicist? Well, you get Don Hagge of [...]

Official Review: Youngberg Hill – McMinnville, OR

by The Traveling Winers Since 1989, Youngberg Hill has been a fixture in the McMinnville area, with sweeping views of the Willamette Valley, Mt. Hood, and the Cascade [...]

Official Review: Ghost Hill Cellars – Carlton, OR

by The Traveling Winers Right in the heart of Oregon wine country, specifically located in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA of the Willamette Valley, sits a quaint little winery [...]

Review: Peirano Estate Vineyards – Acampo, CA
Official Review by The Traveling Winers

The towns of Acampo and Lodi, California know well the name Peirano and the fruit and wine that comes from their estate vineyards.  Both a family legacy and town legend are [...]

Review: Trione Vineyards and Winery – Geyserville, CA
Official Review by The Traveling Winers

The Past Repeated for the Trione Family The Trione family name is no newcomer to the wine industry in Sonoma County, California. Henry Trione, now deceased, rose from the son [...]

A New Microbrewery Coming to Norman, Oklahoma
by The Traveling Winers

Come the middle of this month be on the lookout for the opening of the newest microbrewery to hit Norman, Oklahoma! Lazy Circles Brewing will open its doors around [...]

A Beautifully Orchestrated Beer Dinner At Volare Pizzeria
by Tom Joe Hops ‘R Better Winer

  Volare stepped up their game for this Santa Fe Beer Dinner. And I was truly impressed. Put on by Volare, specializing in authentic Italian cuisine, located on campus [...]

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

[pullquote]Planning a smooth and relaxing wine trail doesn't have to be that daunting.[/pullquote]  Have you ever thought about spending an entire day, or even an entire [...]