wine and travel

Ridgefield’s Koi Pond Cellars making splash in Hollywood, aboard

[caption id="attachment_2656" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Wes & Michelle Parker, owners of Ridgefield’s Koi Pond Cellars, are as approachable as their wines. Viki Eierdam[/caption] June 25 marks the two-year anniversary of Koi Pond […]

Wine travels: The Fertile Fraser River Valley

[caption id="attachment_2508" align="aligncenter" width="300"] LuLu Island Winery efficiently hosts up to 10 tour buses an hour in high season alongside couples and smaller groups without missing a beat. Viki Eierdam[/caption] If […]

Countdown to Bordeaux: The 2016 Rusty Grape Vineyards river cruise

[caption id="attachment_1890" align="aligncenter" width="300"] This time next Saturday I’ll be dining with other guests aboard the Viking Forseti as we anticipate our week-long journey on a Bordeaux river cruise (identical […]

Cruise the famed waterways of France with Rusty Grape Vineyards

[caption id="attachment_1891" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Viking Longship Freya is identical in size and amenities to the Forseti that Rusty Grape Vineyards has reserved cabins on for a spectacular April of […]

Wine travels: Discovering Port along the Douro

[caption id="attachment_1839" align="aligncenter" width="469"] A popular and affordable tourist attraction in Porto, Portugal is a relaxing, hour-long cruise aboard a rabelo—a replica of a boat that used to ship port […]

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