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Pfeiffer Winery: Oregon Wines & Experiences to Remember

"Fine wine has a destiny," Robin Pfeiffer told us during our lively morning visit to his Pfeiffer Winery on the Wine Bloggers Conference 2012 pre-excursion to Eugene, Oregon.  The fact that Pfeiffer Winery sells 90% of their 70-acre sustainable vineyard's grapes to King Estate Vineyards, tells you they must be good. After a visit with [...]

Oregon & Beyond, Around the World of Wine at the 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference

Last weekend I attended the 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon and Oregon wine country, the Willamette Valley. It was information and tasting overload so there's a ton to share! First you may ask, what is a Wine Bloggers Conference? I was wondering that same thing when I attended the 4th annual last year held [...]

Virginia Wine Evening with the President

Our Founding Father President Washington and his wife Martha opened their lovely Mount Vernon Estate this weekend for their annual Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour. Friday night was the perfect evening for a celebration of Virginia wine with a fruit and cheese picnic overlooking the Potomac River. President Washington opened the evening from the [...]

Taste Camp 2012: Loudoun County, DC’s Wine Country

Last weekend I had the pleasure of being one of 40 wine writers participating in Taste Camp 2012. After meeting in Long Island, the Finger Lakes and Niagara the last three years, Loudoun County was chosen for 2012...Washington, DC's wine country. Lucky for me, and everyone else that lives in / visits the DC metro area, [...]

Amsterdam Queen’s Day: A Party for Your Bucket List

What country has a national holiday for a massive birthday party? The Netherlands! That day is today, 30th April, Queen's Day or Konninginnedag. One of my favorite days in Amsterdam! Koninginnedag dates back to 1885...first on 31 August for Queen Wilhelmina's birthday, it then moved to it's current date in honor of her daughter Juliana's birthday who [...]

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