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Keeping Up with the Vineyard: Bud Break 2016

First signs of bud break are happening earlier than ever here in the Livermore Valley! As you probably guessed from the name, bud break is the first phase in the vineyard growth cycle where the tiny buds on the vine start to swell and leaf. 223 more words


Weekend Recap Substitute: Anniversary Greatness

Well, everybody, recently my husband and I celebrated 7 years of wedded bliss-okay, it hasn’t always been ‘bliss,’ but that’s real marriage for ya. Since this weekend was nothing particularly exciting, I thought that instead I would give you a little recap about my husband and I’s latest anniversary! 348 more words

24 Hours in Hermann, MO

*Disclaimer – I was in no way compensated to write this review and the opinions expressed here are my own*

Recently, I was blessed with the opportunity to have a little “girls night” with a few of my old college roomies! 786 more words

24 Hours

Johnson's Beach in Napa Sonoma Wine Country

I learned about Johnson’s Beach years ago located in Napa Sonoma’s wine country. Johnson’s is a small secluded rocky beach with water as warm as a cozy bath with surreal trees that look as if you were staring at a painting.   1,251 more words

San Francisco

Belinda Morandin

Title: Winemaker Manager
Company: Morandin Estates Pty Ltd
Location: Griffith, NSW Australia

Belinda Morandin has been making wine since she was four years old, so the transition to owning her own vineyard and winery seemed a natural progression. 252 more words

Operations Management

City Winery: An in-depth look.

Can you imagine a winery with no vineyard in sight? Meet City Winery; the urban winery popping up in metro areas across the country. 374 more words



The latest winery I visited has been Muga, an impressive bodega in the heart of Rioja. This family owned business is located in the barrio de la Estación (the train station district), where most of the wineries of Haro, the wine capital of Rioja, can be found. 341 more words

Wine Tourism