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Winemaker for a Day

Amid glitzy chandeliers and blingy surroundings, our writer finds herself being a Winemaker for a Day at Raymond Vineyards.

Tasting the Terroir at Four Boutique Napa Wineries

Guided by friendly staff, we visited four boutique wineries in Napa, discovering the subtleties of each vintage and unlocking the mysteries of their terroirs.

Santa Barbara Wine Country

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.

Favorite Wineries in Georgia, the Birthplace of Viticulture

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.

Wine Tasting in Croatia

We traversed the coast of Croatia, visiting four different wineries and discovering the immense potential of the country's diverse terroirs.

Touring the Great Châteaux of Bordeaux With Our Wine Concierge

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.

Basilicata’s Top Three Aglianico Wine Producers

The ancient Greeks introduced grapes to Basilicata. Because of the volcanic soil and elevation of the vineyards, the wines here are elegant and robust.

Most Memorable Wine Tastings of the Year

The wide variety of high-quality wines produced nowadays continues to amaze me. This year I found several in unexpected places.

Hal Oates’ Best Wine Experiences of 2017

After judging more than 1,000 collector-level wines and visiting over 100 wineries worldwide, these were Porthos' best experiences of 2017.

Portland Wineries: Top-Quality Tastings Within the City

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.

Artisanal Products From North Carolina's High Country

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.

Great Wines of Southern France

Cassis and Bandol are two wine-making regions known for creating quality wines in the South of France.

Favorite Anderson Valley Wineries

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.

Video: A Look Inside Hotel Casa Palmela

Amid the cork groves of the Setúbal Peninsula is a newly renovated 17th-century estate house: Hotel Casa Palmela. Here is a look inside.

Welcoming Wineries: 12 Best Wine-Tasting Tours

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.

Visiting the Fabled Vineyards of Burgundy

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.

Visiting La Rioja Wineries

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.

Sardinian Wineries and Vineyards

From Cagliari to Oliena, discover favorite Sardinian wines, wineries and vineyards made from exceptional local and organic grapes throughout the Italian island.

Unexpected Wine Country in Saxony

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.

Favorite Wineries in the Macedon Ranges

One purpose for my visit to Daylesford was to try the wines of the region, which are not especially well-known, even to Australians.

Donnafugata Winery on Pantelleria

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.

Web Exclusive: My Pick of Rhode Island Wineries

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.

Web Exclusive: Wine Tasting in Tokaj

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.

Local Wines

It comes as a surprise to many that delicious wines are being produced in New Mexico these days.

May 2013 New Hotel Recommendations

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.

Our Favorite Virginia Vineyards

A World-Class Winery

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.

Chilean Wine Country

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.

The Wineries of Rhode Island

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

Rhode Island Wineries

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.