#WineWednesday: Summer Wines Worth Celebrating

by Robin Barr Sussman on June 8, 2022

Summer brings on Father’s Day, Rosé Month, July 4, and of course, vacations. You’ll need lots of wine. Here’s the latest slew of recommended bottles to uncork for the non-stop sizzling season! [caption id="attachment_34287" align="aligncenter"...

#TravelTuesday: A Flavor of Tuscany in Southern California

by Sarah Memmer on May 10, 2022

Nestled in the modestly unassuming city of Westlake Village, CA, the Westlake Village Inn & Spa is a spot you don’t want to miss. [caption id="attachment_34103" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The Westlake Village Inn is a hotel...

#Travel Tuesday: Raising Your Spirits in San Diego

by Brian & Dana Maass on February 8, 2022

Home to the MLB’s Padres, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, rich U.S. naval history, and miles of coastline with spectacular Pacific sunsets, San Diego draws waves of visitors from both near and...

#TravelTuesday: California Dreamin’. . . of a Wine Country Christmas

by Brian & Dana Maass on January 25, 2022

Slowing down in the picturesque setting of the Temecula Valley may be the best gift not found underneath the Christmas tree. But don’t wait for the year-end holidays, as this Southern California wine country hidden...

#TravelTuesday: Escape Like a Hollywood A-Lister At San Ysidro Ranch

by Sarah Memmer on October 5, 2021

Looking for a legendary hideaway that is the go-to spot for Hollywood A-listers and those looking for a private getaway? Look no further than San Ysidro Ranch. [caption id="attachment_31862" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Explore the grounds of...

#WineWednesday: Sending Off Summer with the Juiciest Wines

by Robin Barr Sussman on August 25, 2021

Labor Day beckons, which means back-to-school, no white pants (not!), and the end of summer weather. (Not in Texas!) It feels just like August, so why not pull out all the stops and uncork something...

#WineWednesday: Celebrate Earth Day with Sustainable Sips

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 21, 2021

Up, up and away, tomorrow is Earth Day! And there’s no better way to celebrate than with wine crafted thoughtfully to help preserve the planet. As the most sustainable wine region in the world and...

#TravelTuesday: Road Tripping West, a Winning Jackpot of Three National Parks

by Brian & Dana Maass on November 24, 2020

One of the safest, easiest and family-friendliest ways to meet COVID-induced travel criteria of avoiding groups, seeking open spaces and finding flexible itineraries is to hit the road to our national parks. Many of America’s...