“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 […]Pin It
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At Winerist, we are in love with beautiful Tuscany. With its stunning landscapes, rich artictic legacy and fascinating culture, it’s so easy to fall in love with this incredible place. To help you plan your itinerary, here are the top 10 things to do in Tuscany to immerse yourself […]Pin It
While we here at Epicure & Culture love farm-to-table ventures, there’s no denying the concept has been talked about to death. That’s why it’s always exciting to find delicious venues taking the “eat local” philosophy above and beyond what most are doing, immersing their guests in a world of delicious […]Pin It
Terroir. It’s an important wine term that essentially refers to the landscape, climate, soil, sun exposure and winemaking traditions of a vineyard, and how that affects wine grapes. When you taste the terroir of a wine you’re tasting the land and conditions from where it came from. There isn’t one […]Pin It
“Wow!” my brother’s eyes grow large, revealing his pleasant surprise. “Who would have thought cookies this thin could be so delicious? What did you say they were again?” He scrutinizes the can and inquires, “I just have three questions. Where’s Winston-Salem? What’s a Moravian? And why do they make cookies?” […]Pin It