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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Winery Events for this Weekend, Oct 1-3

Events listed are from Wine Trail Traveler’s featured wineries. The events are listed by state. To learn more about Wine Trail Traveler, LLC’s partners visit the Partners link on the home page. Use the links below to check out wine fun events. Enjoy checking out the winery events below for this coming weekend! Cheers! Kathy […]

Wine Shipping Free at Grape Creek Vineyards thru Sept 30

Grape Creek Vineyards in Texas is offering free shipping on cases.  The free shipping ends tomorrow, September 30. To order wine visit the Grape Creek Vineyard website. Wines available at include several varieties of red and white wines. While visiting  Grape Creek’s website check out the onsite Villa that has been renovated and available for […]

Alabaster 2007, a Spanish Wine

This month we enjoyed an Alabaster 2007 Spanish wine. The wine was produced with 100 percent Tinta de Toro. It was an excellent red wine. The grape is known as Tempranillo and was from the central Spain region, Toro. The back label added additional information about the wine. It was made with grape bunches that […]

HR 5034 Hearing Tomorrow! More Alcohol Regulations?

The hearing of H.R. 5034 -“Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2010” by the full committee of the Committee on the Judiciary is scheduled to take place tomorrow at 11am in the Rayburn House Office Building! The H.R. 5034 bill needs to be read very carefully and looked at as how it may affect […]

October 9-10 Wine Festivals

October – with so many events and so little time. If you’re looking for a wine festival or winery event for the weekend of October 9-10, you will find one. In addition to wine festivals there are numerous harvest festivals celebrating all kinds of foods. Do your research and you’ll be sure to find a […]

Italian Dinner with Italian Wine

Last night we were treated to a wonderful Italian dinner prepared by my sister. She and her husband had recently taken a class at Cookology. The class was Italian based recipes with wine.  Cookology is a fun and educational culinary school in Northern Virginia. We began the afternoon with appetizers – crackers, bleu cheese and […]

Twitter is Supporting Room to Read by Working with Crushpad

Twitter is working with Crushpad to produce Fledgling wines that will support Room to Read, a non-profit that works to improve literacy among children around the world. Every bottle of Fledging wine sold will benefit Room to Read. The goal is to promote literacy in Uttarakhand in India. Red and white wine lovers can purchase […]

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Shrimp

Check out this recipe that offers pork, bacon, shrimp and red wine all in one entrée. With the recipe below you can spend some time in your own kitchen and have an elegant meal. Before starting the recipe check your supplies to make sure you have all of the ingredients. If you don’t have a […]

“Outside the Box” Winery Activities, Part 2

Often you will hear about wineries that have Grape Stomps that wine lovers can enjoy. We’ve visited several wineries that host these “Lucy” type events. However, we discovered an unusual twist to grape stomps. Do you ever wonder what happens to the resulting crushed grapes? Perhaps thinking “What a waste to throw it all out?” […]

Celebrate the 1st Weekend of Fall-Visit a Winery Event

Celebrate the first weekend of Fall by visiting a winery tasting room! Below are some suggestions for events from our featured winery partners, you may want to consider participating in this weekend. Take a camera for some great autumn photos. Enjoy! Cheers! Kathy Fri, Sept 24 Tarara Winery Leesburg, Virginia Event: Music on the Deck-Stanley […]

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