Wine Tasting in Lodi – Oak Farm Winery in November, 2017

Oak Farm Winery

Oak Farm Winery

Our tasting trip started with a visit to the Lodi wine grape commission, a great facility with a knowledgeable staff and a broad selection of Lodi wines. Read More

There Is More Than Champagne When It Comes to Sparkling Wines

Champagne for New Years

Champagne for New Years? Try an Alternative.

So you’re looking for a Champagne for New Years Eve but you’re not sure what to get. Here are a couple of pointers to help zero in on the type of Champagne that you want. Read More

Wine Tasting In Lodi – Introduction

Wine Tasting in Lodi

Just a Few of the Many Lodi WIineries

It’s hard to take a wine region seriously when its claims to fame were the birthplace of A&W Root Beer and the Creedence Clearwater Revival song, “Stuck in Lodi Again”. Read More

Wine Tasting in Tuscany

Wine Tasting in Tuscany

The Vineyards and Estate of Fattoria San Donato

Wine Tasting in Tuscany has been a decades long goal of Karen’s and mine so when we finally got to Tuscany, we knew we’d be spending some time in a winery. Read More

Karen and Ken’s Excellent Adventure – Part 2 in Tuscany

The Cathedral in Siena

The Cathedral in Siena

The next day we took a train to Sienna to see the sights. Read More

Lucca and Tuscany – Day 1

View from Guinigi Tower

The View of Lucca from Guinigi Tower

Lucca was a one day stop over between Cinque Terre and Tuscany but it turned out to be a real find. Read More

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