There's no shortage of wine grapes in California's Temecula Valley Wine Country. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa.
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How To Experience The Best Of California’s Temecula Valley Wine Country

“What’s the number one reason after Disneyland that visitors come to California?” asks Elizabeth, my host for the day. As I’m on a Grapeline Wine Tour of California’s Temecula Valley Wine Country, I think I can guess the answer. “Wine!” I belt out. Ding, ding, ding. That’s over 20 million […]

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Exploring The Largest Gin Collection At Sea (Tasting Guide Included!)
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Exploring The Largest Gin Collection At Sea (Tasting Guide Included!)

“Have you ever realized you could put a slice of ginger in a gin and tonic? Well, you can.” I’m currently in the Herrenzimmer aboard Hapag-Lloyd’s MS EUROPA 2 luxury cruise ship partaking in a gin tasting experience. Led by Erik Schutze, the ship’s Public Room Manager, the class allows […]

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Coffee Culture: Top Five Cafes In New York City, USA

It won’t be surprising to hear that New York City is one of the most complex and diverse metropolises in the world. Food, fashion, architecture, history, culture…NYC is a hub for all of them. So too for coffee, especially in the last few years, as a host of gourmand caffeine […]

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Coffee Culture: Top Five Cafes In London, England

London may be famous for its pubs and high teas, but its coffee scene is also experiencing a boom. From London institutions like Monmouth to cutting-edge new spots like Workshop, from epic church environs like The Wren to re-purposed underground toilet settings like The Attendant, your choices for finding the […]

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Brooklyn Oenology Winery Brings Local Drink, Food And Art To NYC

What do you get when you mix local artwork, New York wines, small-batch whiskeys, innovative pairings, sustainable cuisine and a lineup of community-enhancing programs? Brooklyn Oenology, or B.O.E., New York City’s first urban winery. Located in Brooklyn’s creativity hub of Williamsburg, this woman-owned establishment was started by Alie Shaper in […]

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