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Wine Tour Tuscany – 10 Days and Counting

My travel business, which is called World and Wine Getaways ( focuses on providing wine country vacations around the world.  My next trip that I will be making available to my clients is a Wine Tour Tuscany Wine Country.  Some of the areas that are part of the itinerary include Greve in Chianti, Siena, Tuscany,…


Dr. Loosen Riesling

Food Vacations – Food and Wine – Schnitzel and Wine Pairing

Tonight is the last night before my daughter goes back to college at Biola University as a senior, so my son cooked a special dinner in her honor. What my daughter requested was Schnitzel.  Oh man, what a meal it was.  For those of you not familiar with Schnitzel, it is a German dish.  The…


Taming of the Shrew

Taming of the Shrew – Wine Country Production

I am going to get my second dose of culture in as many months this evening in Temecula.  One of the wineries (Europa Village Winery) is the site for their production of Taming of the Shrew.  It is actually put on by a group called Shakespeare in the Vines who puts on a few…


Washington Wine Country Map

Interesting Info on Washington Wine Country

Back in June I had the opportunity to drive from Vancouver B.C. down to Southern California.  On that trip, one of my goals was to gather interesting info on Washington Wine Country.  So of course I had to drive through the wine country areas of North West Washington, Southeast Washington, Hood River Oregon (located long…


Wine Glass and Carafe

Woodinville Wine Tour – Wine Tasting on Monday’s

We found an interesting fact on a Woodinville Wine Tour we took not long ago.  In general, wine tasting on Monday’s are both good and bad.  On the good side, the tasting rooms are generally not crowded which allows you the opportunity to actually speak with the wine pourer and learn something.  You also sometimes…