Volcano Winery: For the Love of Grapes and Guava

Volcano Winery: For the Love of Grapes and Guava

Volcano Winery: For the Love of Grapes and Guava

Hawaii – a land steeped in the ancient lore of Pele, a volcano goddess with a passionate and fiery temperament. One legend states that when Pele is angry lava flows from her in great molten streams destroying everything in its path leaving a desolate moonscape waiting to be reborn.

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Big Island Hawaii Itinerary: winery, volcano, and hippie farmers market

Big Island Hawaii Itinerary: winery, volcano, and hippie farmers market

Big Island Hawaii itinerary –  Tucked in a corner of tropical paradise surrounded by hardened black rolling lava fields is Hale Hau’oli’, a towering artistic eco-villa Airbnb with a surreal view of the Kalapana lava flow.  

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Vodka Distillers Artisan Style: Black Eyed Keeps It Local With Aggicircles

Vodka Distillers Artisan Style: Black Eyed Keeps It Local With Aggicircles

Not all vodka distillers are the same or use the same techniques. Black Eyed Vodka is a new ultra-premium, artisan 100% Texas distilled vodka. What makes this vodka unique from others are the ingredients. They are the only known distillery in the world that uses black-eyed peas.

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East Texas Wine Country: Kiepersol Family Estate Vineyard

East Texas Wine Country: Kiepersol Family Estate Vineyard

  Born from the desire to belong to the land and to create a sustainable heritage, Kiepersol Vineyard and Estates in East Texas wine country is much more than just a vineyard – it is a family passion. The sixty-acre estate sits on top of Bullard Salt Dome nestled in the rolling hills of Tyler, Texas just two hours east of Dallas is also home to a distillery, restaurant, and a bed-and-breakfast.

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Puerto Vallarta: Mixing Art, Ecotourism and Craft Beer

Puerto Vallarta: Mixing Art, Ecotourism and Craft Beer

The concept of ecotourism is one that has been around for decades. It is the concept of building responsible cultural and environmental awareness of an area while respecting and preserving the well-being of the inhabitants, both human and animal. Puerto Vallarta does this through art and eco-tours such as swimming with dolphins in the wild. 

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Daiquiri – delicious frozen works of art in Shreveport

Daiquiri – delicious frozen works of art in Shreveport

  Louisiana, this deep Southern state rich in 18th-Century French architecture is known for its charming gentile hospitality mixed with Cajun and Creole heritage and frozen daiquiri cocktails that are works of art. 

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Marker Cellars Wine Pairing and Texas Wine History

Marker Cellars Wine Pairing and Texas Wine History

Sweet nectar from the high plains of Texas Alvord, Texas –  Marker Cellars in the Red River Valley hosted their first wine pairing and Texas wine history event. Texas Wine History I was invited to join a small group of Texas wine lovers to enjoy an evening sampling bold Texas flavor matched with pasta, dried fruit, nuts, assorted cheese, and cannolis. Mark Rogers, the owner of Marker Cellars, taught us some interesting tidbits about Texas wine history. Native American Indian tribes used wild Vitis rotundifolia, also known as muscadine grapes, in much of their diet. Muscadine grapes are packed with

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Texoma Wine Trail

Texoma Wine Trail

What do you think of when you think of Texas? Most people will think of cowboys, cattle, and tumbleweeds. Yes, those are all found in Texas. Texas is also one of the first wine producing states.

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Pubs of Great Britain

Pubs of Great Britain

Ode To The Magical Pub Pubs are transporters into the mysterious past. Each pub has its own distinct feeling, charm  and character that greets its guests. From the ancient carved wooden door that has been

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