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Winery to Know: Bodegas F. Rubio

Photos courtesy of Bodegas F. Rubio One of the best things about living in San Diego is the proximity to Baja California. Within 30 minutes you can be in frenetic Tijuana, bursting with excellent restaurants and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Just two hours away lies Valle de Guadalupe, […]

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Guide to Tuscany

Tuscany was one of the last places I visited with my grandmother, who passed away in the summer of 2017. We had a wonderful time there. We ate meals under the stars, shopped in the small towns and, of course, drank the bright and juicy red wines of the region. […]

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A Weekend in Beaune

When people ask me what French region they should visit after spending time in Paris, I reply Burgundy without missing a beat. It’s my husband and my favorite region outside Île de France. We can’t stay away. We’ve been five times in four years. The wine is the big draw […]

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Exploring the Loire Valley

You could say I’ve been obsessed with France’s Loire Valley since I stumbled on a book about the region’s famed châteaux at my local library as a child. With a meandering river, lush countryside and beautiful castles it looks like a fairy tale land but the stories behind the châteaux are full […]

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Buying Wine in Paris

By Justin Chiotti Can we agree that one of the romantic notions associated with Paris involves buying a bottle of wine and drinking it in an ideal setting; a park, along the river, or in view of an iconic landmark? So, in a city filled with tiny specialty shops certainly […]