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“America’s House of Sparkling Wine”

Schramsberg Vineyards was founded in 1862 and they make sparkling wines in the traditional French method (méthode champenoise), where the wine undergoes a secondary fermentation in the bottle. (All champagne and most sparkling wine is made using this method — also referred to as méthode traditionnelle.) Anyway, one of the tour/tastings…


Bodega Bay

We really really love Bodega Bay. You know when you go somewhere and the place just resonates perfectly with you? For whatever reason…this place did that. The combination of all the hiking trails along the coastal bluffs, the funky Hitchcock history (The Birds!!!), the friends we met the first time…


Dinner at Paulée

Yesterday we left our beautiful 4th Flat at Third Street Flats in McMinnville and stopped for a light lunch at Nick's Italian Cafe just down the road. Nick's is a great neighborhood place with very good food! We stopped by Twelve Wine (a few doors down from Nick's) after lunch to taste a…


McMinnville, Oregon

We're in McMinnville this week (wine country Oregon) to celebrate Kevin's birthday. We didn't bring the Airstream this time because I found a really cool place to stay downtown in McMinnville called the 3rd Street Flats. There are four flats in varying sizes and I picked the one called The…