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The Rhode Less Traveled: 4 East Coast Wineries

By EDGE | Friday Aug 8, 2014
Move over California, Oregon and Washington, wine growers in Rhode Island are working their magic with a little help from Mother Nature to ensure spectacular vintages worth a vineyard-hopping road trip.

Big Fun on the Big Gay Wine Train

By Heather Cassell | Monday Apr 15, 2013
EDGE writer Heather Cassell hops aboard the Big Gay Wine Train for a rollicking good time as the wine flows and LGBT winemakers show off their best vintages from some of California’s most notable vineyards.

Champagne Weekend in Reims, France

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Oct 4, 2012
The next time you’re thinking of a week in Paris, think about spending a weekend in nearby Reims, the center of the Champagne region and home to one of the three most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world (the other two being Chartres and Amiens).

Hip Wineries for Sipping

By MICHELLE LOCKE | Friday Sep 21, 2012
The tiki tasting hut in the barrel room of the Judd’s Hill winery is a tipoff: This isn’t your old-school faux chateau. Which is just the way Napa Valley winemaker Judd Finkelstein and his family want things.

Classic New England Summer at Edgartown’s Water Street Restaurant

By Mark Thompson | Sunday Jun 24, 2012
Edgartown has long had an easy relationship with wealth - and Water Street, the Harbor View Hotel’s acclaimed restaurant, reflects the gracious elegance that marked the pinnacle of American WASP culture, once so pervasive along the Eastern seaboard.

Wining and Dining Through Chile’s Wine Country

By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Apr 25, 2012
Nearly 500 years after wine grapes arrived in the 16th century, Chile has become a wine connoisseur’s destination.

Syrah Takes Top Honors at Wines of Chile Awards

Thursday Jan 26, 2012
The 9th Annual Wines of Chile Awards came to a close last night, resulting in 17 trophies being awarded to the country’s best wineries. For the third consecutive year, a Syrah took home the Best in Show distinction.

California Vineyards Suffer Bizarre Spring Weather

By TRACIE CONE | Monday Jun 13, 2011
From killer snow in the Sierra Nevada foothills to dry-season downpours along the coast to a hard freeze in temperate Paso Robles, 2011 is proving a challenging vintage.

First Ever Gay Wine Weekend in Sonoma County

Sunday Jun 12, 2011
Sonoma County’s "Gay Wine Weekend," takes place June 17 through June 19, 2011. The LGBT-oriented travel-and-event company Out In The Vineyard is hosting the first-ever Gay Wine Weekend 2011 during the heart of June’s Gay Pride Month.

Searching for Grapes for Midwestern Wine Industry

By David Mercer | Sunday Nov 21, 2010
Wine-grape expert Bill Shoemaker has taken to the roadsides of Illinois in search of wild grapes that he hopes can be crossed with their more refined cousins to create a tasty and hardy crop.