The Guild: A New Kind of Hotel Experience

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If you’ve been following me on Instagram you know I am fresh off of an epic culinary adventure at the Austin Food and Wine Festival in April {recap coming soon!}. Having attended the event last year, we knew the ropes a bit more which enabled us to do better with planning our trip. That said, last year we stayed…

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Effervescent Travels: Gundlach Bundschu Winery

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Hello again wine + travel lovers! My last Effervescent Travels post gave you an insider’s look at, and a review of the wines of, Altra Winery during my trip to Sonoma and Napa last spring and, as promised, I’m back for another edition of “Effervescent Travels” detailing more of my wine country adventures. This time I’m…

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Effervescent Travels: Altra Winery in Napa

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I am feeling a bit wistful. This time last year I was preparing to embark on a marvelous week-long visit to Napa, California and I was absolutely giddy with excitement. It was a girls trip–I was traveling with one of my wine-loving girlfriends, and the plan was to experience as much relaxation and wine country…

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