A Passion For Dogs, Wine, And Travel Through The Experiences of Cori Solomon

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Dewlson Family Farm: Central Coast Coffee and Tea

When I think of Santa Maria Valley, I visualize Santa Maria-style barbeque and the excellent wine, especially pinot noir and chardonnay grapes, that thrive in the area. I never thought that Santa Maria Valley would be known for its Central Coast Coffee and tea. Visiting Dewlson Family Farm, I discovered that coffee is a novelty

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Wines From Campania Are Highlighted At Campania Unveiled

Campania Unveiled was the theme of a winetasting and masterclass offered by IACCW, Italy-American Chamber of Commerce West. From the scenic landscapes of Southern Italy, Campania beckons us with its culinary delights and unique winemaking that has been around for centuries. From the exquisite coastlines of Amalfi, Naples, Pompeii, Positano, Salerno, and Sorrento to the

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Chiles Hospitality: A Driving Force in Anna Maria Island Restaurants

In today’s world, sustainability and regenerative farming have become key and part of many restaurants’ programs. One company Chiles Hospitality is a fixture in the Anna Maria Island food scene by taking these concepts and creating a story about farm to table and table to farm. It’s a cycle of life within its own culture

Napa Valley Winery Eleven Eleven Wines

The Unique Story of Napa Valley Winery Eleven Eleven Wines

Wine is about taking in the moment to make your moment memorable. It becomes part of the winetasting experience and the significance of winemaking. In the case of Napa Valley winery Eleven Eleven Wines, it represents a flash in time when one has the opportunity to enjoy their wine. This theme represents the meaning behind

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Shogun Farms: From Dogo Argentino To Regenerative Agriculture

From a lesser-known dog breed, Dogo Argentino, a business and dog rescue was formed. For Dave and Pamela Fay, it changed their lifestyle in more ways than one. Pamela especially has a unique bond with her Dogos that she has never experienced with other canines. The Fay’s Dave was an engineer, and his wife, Pamela,

Weekend Escape to Santa Maria Valley - Presquile Winery Pond

Weekend Escape to Santa Maria Valley

When I think of fall, I think of the changing colors in the vineyard as the lush green grape vines turn yellow and orange. It is the perfect time for a weekend escape to Santa Maria Valley. Not only is it the ideal time to enjoy the wineries, but it is time to enjoy the

Weekend Escape to Solvang CA

Weekend Escape to Solvang, CA

If you want a change of scenery, enjoying a weekend escape to Solvang, CA, offers a fantastic option with its Danish flair, good wine, and burgeoning dining scene. My recent visit included tasting wine at Coquelicot Estate Vineyard, dining at the Michelin Plate restaurant First & Oak, and staying at the Mirabelle Inn. This same

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Dogs: Our Unsung Heroes – DWAA Nomination 2022

My article Dogs: Our Unsung Heroes was a finalist for a Maxwell Medallion Award in the 2022 Writing Competition sponsored by the Dog Writers Association of America. Cori received a Certificate of Nomination for excellence in the category of Online Article or Blog – Any Other Topic. From Search and Rescue Dogs to military dogs,

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Exploring Montepulciano d’Abruzzo With Masciarelli

I first discovered Abruzzo and the Pecorino grape in 2021 at the Wine Media Conference. Two years later, I am revisiting Abruzzo with one of the area’s pioneering wineries, Masciarelli. This time my exploration dwells into the Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC. Abruzzo Abruzzo is a region in the east-central portion of Italy spanning 60 miles from

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Reagan Library Auschwitz Not Long Ago Not Far Away

One of our darkest periods in history occurred during World War II. The inhumanity dealt to those persecuted during the holocaust is something that we should never forget. Auschwitz Not Long Ago Not Far Away is the world’s largest traveling exhibition about the Nazi’s notorious death camp. Over seven years, the exhibit will travel to

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