6 Best B&Bs for a Wine-Filled Getaway in Napa and Sonoma

Warm, sunny and lush with endless, rolling hills of perfectly groomed grapevines, Napa Valley and Sonoma County are two of the world’s most recognized wine regions, set in the heart of California just an hour’s drive from San Francisco. They’re both worth a short detour if you’re considering a trip out to the West Coast…

Why Scientists Say Your Glass of Wine Tastes Different in the Air

If you’re a frequent flyer and a self-professed sommelier, you may have questioned the taste of the house red the last time you flew across the Atlantic Ocean. Before you start questioning your own palate, though, rest assured that you’re not totally crazy when it comes to how flyers taste and perceive wine in the…

10 Wineries You Can Visit During a Long Layover

The eternal question of what to do during a long layover — or when you’re suddenly faced with a cancellation or unanticipated free time before a scheduled return flight — may just have a refreshing solution: go and spend some time at a great winery near the airport. Below, you’ll find a list of 10 such wineries, all located within an…

7 Wine Loyalty Programs that Go Beyond the Usual Discounts

TPG Contributor Roger Morris knows wine. Here, he outlines seven loyalty programs that are game-changers for wine enthusiasts everywhere. American wineries don’t want you to just buy a bottle of their wine — they want you buy cases of it. And not just when you first visit their tasting rooms. Enter the loyalty program. While most…

10 Great Italian Wines You Can’t Buy Here in the US

TPG Contributor Roger Morris knows wine. Here, he digs up some of the best offerings in Italy’s arsenal — that you can only buy there. Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, one of the earliest “Super Tuscan red blends,” blossomed in the 1970s and changed the way the wine world categorized bottles by ditching the strict rules of Italian Denominazione di Origine…

Wine Wednesday: Portland Craft Beer and Spirits

There’s a saying that winemakers have that goes, “It takes a lot of good beer to make great wine,” and no man (or woman) can live on wine alone, so for today’s #WineWednesday, we are switching it up a bit to taste some great brews and spirits in Portland, Oregon. TPG Contributor Casey Hatfield-Chiotti takes us around some of the area’s best…

Wine Wednesday: Finger Lakes, New York

For today’s #WineWednesday, TPG contributor Sharon McDonnell takes us to one of North America’s under-the-radar wine regions – a place with beautiful scenery, shimmering lakes and long summer days. We’re going wine-tasting in upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region. The scenic Finger Lakes region in central-western New York is abloom with apple blossoms in late spring, crimson and…