Articles tagged “wineries”

California Wine Country Hopes Tourists Will Return After Deadly Fires

California Wine Country Hopes Tourists Will Return After Deadly Fires

Olga R. Rodriguez and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press

Businesses in Napa and Sonoma counties are no doubt counting on tourism to help them after these devastating fires.

3 months ago

Most Napa Valley Wineries Closed Because of Raging Wildfires

Most Napa Valley Wineries Closed Because of Raging Wildfires

Associated Press

It's too soon to tell how these wildfires will impact the grape harvest and local tourism.

3 months ago

Wine Tourism Branches Out Beyond Tastings and Picnics

Wine Tourism Branches Out Beyond Tastings and Picnics

Elin McCoy, Bloomberg

Like a helluva lot of other travelers, wine tourists want experiences and not just run-of-the vinery tastings. Sculptors, plunge pools, and lounges are just some of the relatively new samplings.

4 months ago

Wine Lovers Are Finally Flocking to Mexico Thanks to Valle de Guadalupe

Wine Lovers Are Finally Flocking to Mexico Thanks to Valle de Guadalupe

Archana Ram, Bloomberg

With more than 100 wineries, hip restaurants and hotels, and even Uber service, Valle de Guadalupe has a recipe for success. The key now will be keeping its character as more tourists pour in.

1 year ago

There’s More to Burgundy Than Just Great Wine

There’s More to Burgundy Than Just Great Wine

Chris Rovzar, Bloomberg

As is usually the case, some of the best culinary destinations also offer much more than just good food and wine. Burgundy's recent rough wine harvest makes this a perfect time to explore the region's other charms, and to help out struggling winemakers when they could use a tourism boost the most.

1 year ago

The Best Travel Destinations for Wine Lovers in 2016

The Best Travel Destinations for Wine Lovers in 2016

Elin McCoy, Bloomberg

Cheers to this oenophile travel wish list.

2 years ago

West Virginia Needs Better Marketing to Capitalize on Growing Wine Region

West Virginia Needs Better Marketing to Capitalize on Growing Wine Region

Judy E. Hamilton, The Charleston Gazette

The number of West Virginia's wineries have grown in recent years providing the perfect opportunity for the state to map out organized trails and attract new tourists.

3 years ago

Florida Tries to Blend Its Two Largest Industries, Tourism and Farming

Florida Tries to Blend Its Two Largest Industries, Tourism and Farming

Kevin Bouffard, The Ledger, Lakeland, Florida

This agritourism effort in Polk County, Florida, is hardly original, and it isn't likely to compete with Disney and Universal, but it isn't a bad idea.

4 years ago