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Meet the Wineries from Rioja’s Haro Station District

Meet the wineries of the Haro Station District of Rioja, Spain, where old tradition born out of innovation. Haro District Haro, a historic city was one of the first cities in Spain to have electricity. While winemaking history in the region dates way back, in the...

Explore the Unknown in Alto Adige

Often you have to go out of the box. Pick up that wine made from a grape you have no knowledge of, from a region you know little about. You are shocked by how good that bottle is and want to learn more about the region and the grapes that are grown there. That was my...

Lodi’s German-Austrian Collection

When you think Lodi you think all things Zinfandel. Did you know there is a German side to Lodi where there are 51 varieties of German and Austrian grapes planted. While I was in Lodi we met the Koth family, third generation grape growers. They grow the...

Winephabet Street V is for Valdiguié

Welcome to Winephabet Street Season 1 Episode 22 V is for Valdiguié. Winephabet Street is a monthly series where Lori Budd of Draceana Wines and I work our way through the alphabet exploring wine and wine regions on letter at a time. The show is live on the third...

Summer Read: Wine For Dummies 7th Edition

When you see a book titled Wine for Dummies it might make you think, “should I pick this up?” “What will people think?” BUT, if you want an intro to wine book..yes this is one for you and nobody is a dummy when it comes to wine, there is so much to learn. The 7th...

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