Entries categorized as “Travel”

  • November 29, 2014

    Who knew Texas was the number 5 wine producing state in the U.S.? Who's up for a wine-themed vacation at one of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations of 2014?

  • March 26, 2015

    I am addicted to two things right now: vintage storage (boxes, trays, you name it...) and wine - obviously. My go-to shop for vintage home items is 3:17 Vintage in Afton, MN and my bank account would suggest I spend too... Continue Reading...

  • March 3, 2015

    Well this post isn't wine related but we thought we had to let you all in on New Richmond's gem of a distillery: 45th Parallel. We love some good scotch or Whiskey and have very high standards when it comes... Continue Reading...

  • January 6, 2016

    Recently, we were meeting up with friends in Menomonie, WI, but ended up being earlier than expected for dinner. So we decided to take a stroll downtown with the intentions of grabbing a quick drink and to waste some time... Continue Reading...

  • May 29, 2015

    If you make it all the way to San Francisco like I did and can't take the extra trip to Napa (huge sigh...), there are plenty of wine bars in the city to explore. Cellar Door is located in the... Continue Reading...

  • April 28, 2015

    ​If you ever find yourself on the eastern side of Wisconsin check out Cena located in Appleton. The restaurant has a unique, intimate setting and offers a nice selection of wines. We highly recommend that you try the meatloaf cupcakes.... Continue Reading...

  • April 26, 2015

    Over the weekend, we were able to take in the delightful Domacin Wine Bar located in Stillwater, MN. Featured in Travel and Leisure magazine, this is a wine bar that is definitely worth a visit. With a dictionary sized wine... Continue Reading...

  • April 1, 2015

    Our final stop before heading to Swirl Wine Bar in Afton, MN was Eye Candy REfind. This new vintage boutique opened up in late December and we can't believe it took us this long to check it out! They offer... Continue Reading...

  • February 4, 2015

    ​Last week we went out to the Postmark Grille for some pre-dinner drinks and appetizers. With a unique atmosphere being that the restaurant was formerly a post office, this is an excellent place to grab a few drinks. They have... Continue Reading...

  • June 2, 2015

    ​Rabbit Terrine, Fois Gras, and Amuse-Bouche. Haute Dish has all of the options for dinner that you are afraid to order for fear of mispronouncing them. Instead, you try to hide your red cheeks and nervous smile and opt to... Continue Reading...

  • May 28, 2015

    We went on a much overdue girls trip this past Spring and stayed at the Hotel Monaco - San Francisco for our final night. Unfortunately, the restaurant was closed for remodeling but the hotel provides a complimentary wine tasting each... Continue Reading...

  • December 9, 2014

    Although I am from the Midwest, I had the opportunity to spend two years on the East Coast, specifically in the state of New Jersey. We moved to the area in the winter and having no social connections or knowledge... Continue Reading...

  • December 11, 2014

    Are you ready to embark on your first trip to a winery? Or maybe you have gone to one before, but you didn’t know what to expect and you didn’t make the best use of your time there.... Continue Reading...

  • April 30, 2015

    A few weeks ago we checked out Maple Island Brewing in Stillwater, MN. We weren't impressed by their beer that day since they were all closer to the lighter end of the beer spectrum and we prefer the opposite -... Continue Reading...

  • January 9, 2016

    This winter we took a little trip to Red Wing, MN. Being a small, picturesque town along the river made it a good choice for a quick girl's weekend. When I travel to less familiar places, I definitely spend some... Continue Reading...

  • December 3, 2014

    If you're looking for a nice place to visit, try one of these countries: Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, and the United States. They are the top wine producing countries so you know... Continue Reading...

  • February 16, 2015

    One of our favorite spots to grab a quick bite to eat or a drink is Vivo Kitchen in Apple Valley. Just South of the Twin Cities, Vivo has delicious food, great drinks, and the atmosphere is very relaxing. Their... Continue Reading...