Amid glitzy chandeliers and blingy surroundings, our writer finds herself being a Winemaker for a Day at Raymond Vineyards.
Guided by friendly staff, we visited four boutique wineries in Napa, discovering the subtleties of each vintage and unlocking the mysteries of their terroirs.
Our writer spent the day sampling wine at tasting rooms across Santa Barbara wine country. Here are four of her favorite stops along the way.
Georgia also has some 500 indigenous grape varieties and an 8,000-year history of winemaking. Our editor visited six wineries while he was there.
We traversed the coast of Croatia, visiting four different wineries and discovering the immense potential of the country's diverse terroirs.
Hideaway Report members have access to private tours and tastings at first-growth chateaux. Here is a sample itinerary we recently went on in Bordeaux.
The ancient Greeks introduced grapes to Basilicata. Because of the volcanic soil and elevation of the vineyards, the wines here are elegant and robust.
The wide variety of high-quality wines produced nowadays continues to amaze me. This year I found several in unexpected places.
After judging more than 1,000 collector-level wines and visiting over 100 wineries worldwide, these were Porthos' best experiences of 2017.
It's not necessary to make a day trip to the Willamette Valley in order to visit quality wineries. Several worthwhile outfits have facilities within Portland.
A thriving community in the High Country of North Carolina makes fine artisanal products, like wine, cheese and honey, to sell at local farmers markets.
Cassis and Bandol are two wine-making regions known for creating quality wines in the South of France.
The Anderson Valley reminds me of what Napa Valley was like 30 years ago. The wineries are simple, accessible and low-key. Here are seven we recommend visiting.
Amid the cork groves of the Setúbal Peninsula is a newly renovated 17th-century estate house: Hotel Casa Palmela. Here is a look inside.
The pleasure of a journey to any wine region is the opportunity to visit the vineyards of the wines you love. Here are 12 where you'll receive a warm welcome.
Burgundy has been a place in which to experience the world’s most elevated wines and cuisine, and for present-day epicureans, its status remains unchallenged.
Many of the great wineries of the La Rioja region welcome visitors. Here are three of Andrew Harper's favorites from his recent trip to Spain.
From Cagliari to Oliena, discover favorite Sardinian wines, wineries and vineyards made from exceptional local and organic grapes throughout the Italian island.
Andrew Harper points to vineyards and wines grown along the Elbe outside of Dresden, which are difficult to find outside of Germany and even Saxony.
One purpose for my visit to Daylesford was to try the wines of the region, which are not especially well-known, even to Australians.
Based in Marsala in southwestern Sicily, the highly respected vineyard Donnafugata established a winery on Pantelleria in 1989 with the intention of maintaining the island’s ancient wine-producing traditions.
Wine might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Rhode Island. But the state does have wineries — some of them good, indeed — on an attractive trail that can make for a full day of traveling and tasting.
Though Tokaj had a difficult 20th century, today it again ranks as one of the world’s great wine regions. The area now has a handful of large, slick tasting rooms that wouldn’t feel out of place in Napa or Chianti or Mendoza, but the great pleasure of touring this out-of-the-way region is the opportunity to visit some of its charming family-owned wineries.
It comes as a surprise to many that delicious wines are being produced in New Mexico these days.
This month's Hideaway Report highlights a road trip through California's wine country, with a series of hotels and notable wineries along the way.
Grapes are not a new crop in the Okanagan. In 1860, Father Charles Pandosy founded a Catholic mission in Kelowna, midway along the lake, and planted the province’s first vineyard. Over time, a wine industry evolved—much maligned, and deservedly so —sustained by protectionist trade policies. But when new agreements opened Canada to imports of good, modestly priced California wine in the mid-1980s, the homegrown stuff stopped selling.
Previously, if you could find them, Chilean wines were noteworthy more for their low cost and unremarkable character. Now, walk into any good wine merchant and you will find an intriguing selection of Chilean wines that are still attractively priced but can easily hold their own among bottles from other countries.
Newport Vineyards My recent visit to Rhode Island included a day trip to the picturesque Little Compton area, where the coastal climate, warmed by summer and fa
My recent visit to Rhode Island included a day trip to the picturesque Little Compton area, where the coastal climate, warmed by summer and fall Gulf Stream waters, is favorable for growing grapes.