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Chocolate & Fine Wine Reign at Grand Velas Festival

Chocolate & Fine Wine Reign at Grand Velas Festival

Guests who where at the Grand Velas Resort Puerto Vallarta in late March were treated to a beyond sweet experience during the hotel’s Festival Del Chocolate,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Bayou Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Bayou Rum

Yes, Virginia, you can have your cake and eat it, too! Okay, okay, so I might be mixing a few metaphors in that previous sentence, but it all rings true. Right around...

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Laetitia Vineyard & Winery: A Perfect Harbor From A Stormy Highway

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery: A Perfect Harbor From A Stormy Highway

During one of my trips up the 101 during a torrential rain storm I wandered in from the storm to an amazing and comforting wine tasting room at Laetitia Vineyard...

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Refreshing, Herbal Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Refreshing, Herbal Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Grow a cocktail garden right outside your door and be prepared for lots of fun and amazing scents all season long. Part of growing useful organic gardens is finding...

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Pillows

Asparagus and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Pillows

Have you ever thought about what happens behind-the-scenes at a catered event or dinner party?  Have you ever thought you could do it better?  Founder of Food...

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26th Taste of Solvang A Delicious Weekend

26th Taste of Solvang A Delicious Weekend

The annual Solvang walking and tasting extravaganza celebrated 26 years in March and offered delicious delights and savory flavors to passport holders who were...

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Winery of the Week: Howell Mountain Vineyards – Napa Valley

Winery of the Week: Howell Mountain Vineyards – Napa Valley

In 1988, Mike Beatty  started Howell Mountain Vineyards to focus on producing quality wines “in the field,” with minimal intervention winemaking, in order to...

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Delightful Sips from St-Germain for Springtime Gatherings

Delightful Sips from St-Germain for Springtime Gatherings

Elevate your festive seasonal gatherings with springtime sips featuring St-Germain French artisanal elderflower liqueur!  Whether it’s an Easter brunch, spring...

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Craft Beer tasting a Highlight at Casa Velas Resort

Craft Beer tasting a Highlight at Casa Velas Resort

Each week Casa Velas’ seasonal craft beer tasting pairs artisanal beers with food items including fresh apple salad and crisp ceviiche, but during the Guacamania weekend...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Corbin Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Corbin Vodka

I swear you can take just about anything with some sugar content and distill it into vodka. I’m really surprised someone hasn’t already tried to make vodka out...

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