Drink Pink Vino Festival
May 24, 2015 – 8:13 am | Comments Off

Here’s a new wine fest. The first-ever Drink Pink Vino International Rosé Wine Festival will be held June 11, 2015, at the Outdoor Pavilion of the Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Boulevard, Broomfield, Colorado.
It’s sponsored …

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Albuquerque Wine Festival
May 17, 2015 – 10:18 pm | Comments Off

newmexico_albuquerque_wine-festHow about heading to a wine festival for Memorial Day weekend?

Wineries from around New Mexico, food, arts and crafts vendors, and live music are promised at the Albuquerque Wine Festival, set for May 23, 24 and 25, 2015, in Balloon Fiesta Park, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hours each day are noon to 6 p.m.

The annual event, presented by the New Mexico Wine Growers Association, will showcase a wide variety of wine from across the state.

Admission for adults is $20, and all must have valid photo ID regardless of age. Anyone under 21 is admitted free with parent or legal guardian.

(Photo courtesy of Albuquerque Wine Festival)

Kieu Hoang Winery Opens November 1
October 11, 2014 – 10:20 pm | No Comment
Kieu Hoang Winery Opens November 1

Kieu Hoang Winery announces the grand opening of its facilities at 1285 Dealy Lane, Napa Valley, California, on November 1, 2014.
The first 30 registered club members in the US will be …

How To Tap a Five Liter Bottle
March 9, 2014 – 2:47 pm | No Comment

As the above video illustrates, Christophe Hedges is tapping 5 Liters using taps from NitroTap.com. In the recent months, he has decided to be the largest 5 Liter producer in the world, and that …

Toques et Clochers
February 17, 2014 – 8:42 am | No Comment
Toques et Clochers

Organized over the Palm Sunday weekend by the wine growers of the Sieur d’Arques, France, “Toques et Clochers” (“chef’s hats and steeples”) is intended to promote the different soil types of the Limoux vineyard.
Each year, …

Wine Competition Public Tasting
February 10, 2014 – 8:18 am | No Comment
Wine Competition Public Tasting

If you’ll be in northern California next weekend, you might want to see if you can score a ticket for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) Public Tasting.
It’ll be held from 1:30 to 5 …

Wine Lovers’ Way to Fly
February 6, 2014 – 7:27 pm | No Comment
Wine Lovers’ Way to Fly

Sipping a great glass of white wine or champagne at 30,000 feet is among the ultimate luxuries of travel, and London-based Business Traveller judges the best airlines have to offer every year in its Cellars …

Michigan’s “Toast the Season”
October 23, 2013 – 12:21 pm | No Comment
Michigan’s “Toast the Season”

Twenty-two wineries on Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula are gearing up for the region’s largest wine tour.
“Toast the Season” is a self-guided tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, held the first two weekends of November.
This year’s …

Pro/Am Wine Tasting Contest
October 8, 2013 – 12:55 pm | No Comment
Pro/Am Wine Tasting Contest

Here’s your chance to show off your oenophile chops.
Head to Geja’s Café, 340 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, Illinois (map) for the 40th annual Pro/Am Wine Tasting Contest. It’s set for 1 p.m. November 3, 2013.
The …

Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Festival
May 20, 2013 – 8:14 am | No Comment
Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Festival

The third annual Columbia Gorge Wine & Pear Festival is set for May 18 and 19, 2013, in the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM), 1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, Oregon (map).
WAAM has …

Vintage Ohio Wine Festival
May 6, 2013 – 8:45 am | No Comment
Vintage Ohio Wine Festival

Needless to say, Ohio wines are the stars during the Vintage Ohio Wine Festival, held from 1 to 10 p.m. August 2 and 3, 2013, in Kirtland, Ohio (it’s always held on the first Friday …

UnWined at the Movies
March 25, 2013 – 8:59 am | No Comment
UnWined at the Movies

Now here’s a different kind of wine tasting, courtesy of the Idaho Wine Commission.
All Road Trips Foodies anywhere near Southwest Idaho are invited to attend the first annual “UnWined at the Movies” at The Egyptian …