Beer is everywhere in San Diego. Anyone who wants to experience the full breadth and depth of the city’s brewing scene faces a behemoth challenge. Not only is San Diego county geographically large (more than 4,500 square miles), and spread out across a wide variety of landscapes, but the sheer number of breweries to explore […]
Let me set the scene. I’m sitting at a reclaimed wood picnic table with a flight of beers carefully chosen from 20-plus taps, including a Nitro Coffee IPA that the guy at the bar described as “pretty funky.” Behind me is a custom mural, above are Edison bulbs and exposed beams. All around are young […]
It has been confirmed by this publication and others that wine isn’t a diet beverage and doesn’t substitute for a gym membership. Fortunately, for those hoping to incorporate wellness into a love of wine, active wine vacations do exist — if you know where to look for them. Many wine regions are essentially farmland, meaning […]
Look out, France and Italy. There’s a country on the other side of your glorious Mediterranean pond looking to dip its feet in the wide world of wine tourism. With over 3,000 years of winemaking history, Tunisia’s ready to grapple with grapes and show everyone what its winemaking culture is all about. It’s believed that […]
You’ve almost definitely tried a wine from Oregon, whether you found it at your local grocery store, wine boutique, or a top sommelier has recommended one to you.
The origins of Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday are debatable, but here’s a solid theory: whether single or coupled up, by February 14th, everyone needs a good love story. February is the shortest month of the year, but it’s also filled with dark days and frigid, face-numbing cold. Fluffy snow is now dirty slush, and […]
Fall is a great time to visit wine country. The leaves are changing, the air is cooling and grapes are finally getting picked and turned into wine. While the obvious activity of bouncing from tasting room to tasting room is a ton of fun, that’s not the only way to experience wine country in the […]