Happy Sunday, friends! My latest bi-weekly roundup in wine, food, lifestyle, design and travel.
A breakdown of the 2020 Napa vintage. Given the wine country fires of 2020, it is a year to approach with caution given the unpredictability of smoke taint. However, reports also show some terrific wines emerged from the tragedy.
This link is making me hungry! Showing all the food beauty of Emilia-Romagna — think cheese tours, balsamic vinegar tastings, vineyards, and more.
Super-sized “wellness centers” — think “spa”, but vast facilities with luxe amenities like aromatherapy pools, meditation gardens, and quiet rooms.
I love an arugula salad! The simple arugula-fennel salad is a go-to of mine that goes with just about anything – but there are several others I want to try, like the citrus, beet, and arugula salad pictured. (Yes, the halloumi croutons are what got me.)
The sleep struggle is real for many. 11 destinations, from rustic to luxurious and everything in between, to get you on your way to a good night’s rest.
I did Scott’s Cheap Flights years ago and was not able to get any value from it. But reading this article is convincing me to try the new version…
I know the Wine Spectator award vetting process for restaurants is rigorous and thorough, having seen my Dad go through this when he was a restaurant owner pre-retirement. Get the latest dining destinations that share a dedication to wine. There is a link in the article that will take you directly to search for award-winning wine lists near you!
Hope you have a wonderful and relaxing rest of your weekend!