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Take a Hike with this Wine

The Climber Pouch... from Clif Family Winery, the family that makes Clif Bars and my favorite Luna Bars. Started in 2004, Clif Family Winery and Farm in St. Helena, California 'extended their passion for all things delicious and natural into the realm of wine and gourmet food.' And they are now producing five wines including [...]

Exploring Virginia Wine Country: The Birthplace of American Wine

Virginia, the fifth largest wine producing state in the U.S., now has over 193 wineries in production and 22 wine trails to explore. And what better place to start your tour than where it all began? In 1807 Thomas Jefferson, often called America's first wine connoisseur, planted grapes at Monticello imagining his home state would [...]

New entwine Made for Food Pairing

Today is the launch of a new wine label, entwine, that makes pairing wine and food easy. From Food Network and California's Wente Vineyards, the initial line of entwine wines is now available nationwide with the 2009 vintage of four varietals, including Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, retailing for $12.99 each. Each wine [...]

Wine with our Founding Father

This weekend George Washington's home in Alexandria, Virginia hosted the Mount Vernon Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour. You can enjoy candlelit tours of the Mansion including a peek into the rarely seen cellar where Washington stored his wine, live jazz music and the main feature of the evening... samplings from Virginia wineries. Under the [...]