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Helwig Vineyard and Winery new addition to Shenandoah Valley | Ledger Dispatch

Lisa Lucke Offering a little bit of everything and something for everyone, from wine tasting to special events, 44-acre Helwig Vineyard and Wine...
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Mendocino offers friendly, informal tastings and fine wines

Mendocino offers friendly, informal tastings and fine wines | Winecations | Scoop.it
Though Napa and Sonoma get most of the attention, other counties
in California have their winemaking charms, too.
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Wine tourism continues to grow in Verde Valley

Wine tourism continues to grow in Verde Valley | Winecations | Scoop.it
The Arizona wine industry continues to grow, and the Verde Valley is reaping an increasing benefit.
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Gloria Ferrer: Celebrating 25 Years of California Sparkling Wine

Gloria Ferrer: Celebrating 25 Years of California Sparkling Wine | Winecations | Scoop.it
A trip to the wine country makes for a romantic getaway and attending a festival only adds to the fun.
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Freemark Abbey marks its 125th birthday

Freemark Abbey marks its 125th birthday | Winecations | Scoop.it
Jerry Luper hadn’t tasted the 1973 Freemark Abbey Bosché since he made it. ...
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An Inside Look at Four of Napa’s Most Celebrated Winemakers

An Inside Look at Four of Napa’s Most Celebrated Winemakers | Winecations | Scoop.it
Read this issue to get inside the minds of four Napa Valley favorites and hear what they have to say about wine and Auction Napa Valley.
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Wine Bloggers Come to Charlottesville to Sip Virginia Wines

Wine Bloggers Come to Charlottesville to Sip Virginia Wines | Winecations | Scoop.it
Virginia wine takes the spotlight as the Fourth Annual North American Wine Bloggers Conference comes to Charlottesville.
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All aboard for petite sirah celebration

All aboard for petite sirah celebration | Winecations | Scoop.it
We're headed for a busy petite sirah-centric week to mark the official 50th birthday of petite sirah.
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Greek wine industry in turmoil

Greek wine industry in turmoil | Winecations | Scoop.it
Up until a few months ago and even though the effects of the economic crisis were becoming clearly visible in terms of sales, professionals involved in the Greek wine industry were all smiles. This was because, following years of introversion and thanks to a series of joint efforts, local wine production had finally managed to display a clean-cut, new face beyond the country’s borders, displaying visible signs of recovery.
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The Pin-Up Princesses of Austrian Wine

The Pin-Up Princesses of Austrian Wine | Winecations | Scoop.it
Young ladies of Austrian wineries strip to promote their country's wines and tourism in an annual calendar, plus an American team beats all comers in a university wine competition at Lafite, another royal wedding serves choice wines and a Bordeaux...
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Virginia is for Wine Lovers: Tours and Tastings Across the State

Virginia is for Wine Lovers: Tours and Tastings Across the State | Winecations | Scoop.it
The beautiful Commonwealth of Virginia is a wonderful place to tour, taste, and vacation. Geographically, it runs the gamut, offering towering mountains, gentle rolling hills, green valleys, and flat coastal plains, peninsulas, and beaches.
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Not Too Late For Oregon ’08 | The PinotFile: Volume 8, Issue 42

Not Too Late For Oregon ’08 | The PinotFile: Volume 8, Issue 42 | Winecations | Scoop.it

Serious pinotphiles are weary of vintage hype, but in the case of Oregon’s 2008 vintage, the exaltations are fully warranted. The Pinot Noirs from Oregon in 2008 have a dreamy combination of perfect ripeness and luscious flavors at modest alcohol levels (rarely crossing over 14.0%), added to impeccable balance that predicts age ability.

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A wine lover's guide to visiting Paso Robles

A wine lover's guide to visiting Paso Robles | Winecations | Scoop.it
California is teeming with wineries, but picturesque Paso Robles is the fastest-growing wine region in the state. With more than 180 wineries producing more than 40 premium wine varieties, it's become a popular hotspot for wine lovers.
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Missouri Wineries Cultivate Economic Growth

Missouri Wineries Cultivate Economic Growth | Winecations | Scoop.it
The industry isn't back to pre-Prohibition levels, but it's grown almost 33 percent in three years.
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Gary Vaynerchuk takes notice of Colorado wines, and so does the Washington Post

Gary Vaynerchuk takes notice of Colorado wines, and so does the Washington Post | Winecations | Scoop.it
Gary Vaynerchuk, New York Times-bestselling author and host of the Daily Grape video podcast, has real power with wine purchasers....
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Italian grape varieties offer unexpected flavours

Italian grape varieties offer unexpected flavours | Winecations | Scoop.it
Unusual and unique Italian grape varieties form the heart of today’s new arrivals in the Vintages section of Ontario’s LCBO stores, bringing with them...
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Traverse City becomes wine destination

Traverse City becomes wine destination | Winecations | Scoop.it
Traverse City turned out to be a foodie paradise. That wasn't the big surprise, though. It was the wine. The Michigan resort town earned its reputation thanks to its geographically elite position on Lake Michigan.
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Washington Wine Country Travel Guide

Washington Wine Country Travel Guide | Winecations | Scoop.it
Our guide to the Washington's wine country includes fantastic winery tasting rooms, great restaurants and delicious recipes from local chefs (right).
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Restaurant Wine Programs Earn Mixed Reviews in Consumer Study

Restaurant Wine Programs Earn Mixed Reviews in Consumer Study | Winecations | Scoop.it
Nationwide Sommelier Journal Survey Finds Pricing, By-the-Glass Programs, and Staff Advice Received Nearly 50% Bad or Poor Ratings; While Wine List Quality, Sommelier Performance, Service, and Restaurant Wine in General Rated Much Better...
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Sonoma now has 'Wine Country Trolley'

Sonoma now has 'Wine Country Trolley' | Winecations | Scoop.it
The Sonoma News and Sonoma Magazine website offers daily coverage of news and events as well as informative pieces on Sonoma wine, food, real estate, finance, shopping, sports and travel.
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Drink to the Greening of Ontario Wineries

Drink to the Greening of Ontario Wineries | Winecations | Scoop.it
Photo: B. Alter, Flat Rock Cellars In the past decade a whole region with new Ontario wineries has sprung up around Beamsville, near Niagara Falls.
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