Travel

06.19.14

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A Day in Luberon

What are your favorite books?  Movies?  One of my favorite books is A Year in Provence.  One of my favorite... View Article

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06.17.14

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A Messina Hof VIP Day in Pauillac

As our Messina Hof VIP group traveled through the countryside of Pauillac on a beautiful Sunday in June, massive stone... View Article

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05.13.14

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So You Think You Can Taste?

By Merrill Bonarrigo Do you taste what others do not? Do they smell what you do not? Larry O’Brien M.S.... View Article

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05.07.14

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Old World Debates New World

Old World Debates New World By Merrill Bonarrigo Messina Hof has used New World versus Old World blind tastings for... View Article

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04.09.14

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Weining in Vienna

By Merrill Bonarrigo On the way home from The Republic of Georgia we stopped in Vienna, Austria. Krems is not... View Article

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03.31.14

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Visiting Shumi Winery in Kakheti, Georgia

294 varieties of Georgian grapes plus 94 varieties of European grapes grow in the Shumi vineyard, in Tsinandali, Telavi region... View Article

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03.28.14

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A Guest is a Gift from God

Flying into The Republic of Georgia over the Caucasus Minor Mountains we got a sense of rugged independence and a... View Article

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02.17.14

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USA 2014 Tasting Tour Vintage 2011 Great Wines of Bordeaux

In 1993 we first toured the Chateaus of Bordeaux.  Not only did we get to meet the owners, taste the... View Article

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12.20.13

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BBQ in Texas versus Republic of Georgia

By Paul V Bonarrigo, Co-Founder Wine brings people together just as food brings people together.  BBQ in the Republic of... View Article

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