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Wine Prices and Diminishing Return

Wine Prices and Diminishing Return

Wine comes in so many forms and at so many price points. But how can you be sure that your wine is worth what you are paying? There is a very interesting school of thought about this exact matter. The disparity in the quality of wine between a bottle that is $5 and a bottle that is $35 is significant, but the difference in quality between a bottle that is $60 and one that is $100 is much less.

How to Choose Wine at the Grocery Store

How to Choose Wine at the Grocery Store

It’s time to break the mold. Branch out from your usual “go-to” wine. Chances are there is something even better in the same price range just waiting to be discovered by you. But how can you possibly decide? Follow these steps to picking out your next bottle of wine.

Bachelorette Party Games

Bachelorette Party Games

After trying out many games with a variety of groups here are some of our favorites! Of course, we loved doing them on our food and wine tours, but these games would be great in any setting. The best part of these games? They’re free!!

5 Ways to Celebrate your Birthday in Los Angeles

5 Ways to Celebrate your Birthday in Los Angeles

Choosing how to celebrate your birthday just got a little easier! There are so many fabulous activities to do in and around Los Angeles, but when it comes to your birthday you deserve to do something memorable. Here are five great ways to have an unforgettable birthday!

'Tis the Season for a Wine Routine Mix-Up

'Tis the Season for a Wine Routine Mix-Up

As much as I think we have all been enjoying our summer rosé’s and crisp sauvignon blancs I would be lying if I said I didn’t experience a particular excitement when I witnessed a cool breeze blowing a few leaves from a tree earlier this week. Okay, okay, yes we have still been averaging weather in the low nineties everyday, even in Southern California, but that hasn’t stopped me from dreaming of full bodied cabernets and spicy tempranillos. In anticipation of cooler weather and heartier wines, I have made a list of some characteristics I personally look for in my fall wines!

10 Crafty Ways to Up-cycle Wine Bottles and Corks

10 Crafty Ways to Up-cycle Wine Bottles and Corks

You slice that sweet seal, pierce the cork, twist in your corkscrew, and hear that delicious little pop. Now what? Cork is such a versatile material; it seems so wasteful to toss it away. What about when you reach the bottom of that delicious bottle of wine? Are you prepared to part ways forever? Instead of wasting, use any of these ten amazing ideas of ways to up-cycle your wine bottles and corks!

72 Hours in Los Angeles

72 Hours in Los Angeles

The sprawling nature of the city accompanied by the endless traffic make every moment precious for visitors, especially those on a tight schedule. Here is a perfect 72-hour itinerary put together from years of research and experience to guide anyone through the best 3-day period in Los Angeles. I