Archive for the ‘winery’ Category

A Taste of Place: Experience Serenity in the North Georgia Mountains

March 10, 2010

Persimmon Creek Vineyard  is 110 acres of rolling farmland where luxurious wines are made by hand using 100 percent estate grapes. Guests are invited to tour the vineyards (by appointment), sample the wines and stay in one of the three distinct cozy cottages: Hickory, Fiddlehead and Sassafras. Read on…

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Celebrities Love Napa Valley: Best Wineries, Tours, Accommodations & Dining

August 7, 2009

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You say Napa, we say wine! Napa Valley is one of the premier travel destinations in the world.  A favorite of Robert Redford, Jeff Gordon, Joe Montana, Carlos Santana, Mario Batali, Dan Akroyd, Sting, Sir Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan, Gerard Depardieu, Sting, Olivia Newton John and many other celebs – Napa Valley can easily be described as heaven on earth! Read on…

Miami International Wine Fair 2008

November 18, 2008

Celebrity Chef Nathon Lyon

Celebrity Chef Nathon Lyon

The 7th annual Miami International Wine Fair was a great hit as wine aficionados and wine lovers from around the world gathered to taste over 1,500 wines from 15 different countries. Read on…

Best Rooms With a View – Part II

May 22, 2008

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You’ve read our hotlist for “Best Rooms With a View – Part I.  Read on to find out who made the cut for Best Rooms With a View – Part II…

Best Food and Wine Festivals From Around The Globe

March 24, 2008

If you lust after great food and fine wine, journeyPod has everything you need to keep your gastronomic calendar full with events and happenings throughout the year. This list from around the world features some of the best International Food and Wine Festivals – all of which offer a unique glimpse of the culture, traditions, lifestyle and taste of each country.

So… take a few days off, pack the essentials (we suggest: pants with expandable waistlines!) and head on down to:

The Sun WineFest 2008

February 18, 2008

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One of the largest wine & food festivals in the Northeast, the Sun WineFest featured celebrity chefs, seminars food tastings and hundreds of fine beers, wines and spirits. journeyPod recently attended this weekend-long extravaganza – perfect for wine aficianados, foodies and gourmet lovers alike!  

Top Spots for Romance: Valentine’s Day 2008

January 23, 2008

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Want to be blinded by romance, bowled over with love?  Do you fancy an unforgettable weekend away filled with chocolate covered strawberries, champagne, hot tubs and sunsets?

If you’re interested in a few lazy days enjoying the company of your loved one… indulge yourselves and retreat at one of these top destination spots for romance this Valentine’s Day!

Napa Valley – Wine Country Hot Spots

December 20, 2007

 Located about an hour and a half drive from SFO (that’s San Francisco Int’l Airport), Napa is an easy getaway for a long weekend or a romantic interlude. If you want to avoid the crowds, do not  go in August and September – that’s harvest season. Your best bet is to head over in late November, like we did…