A Guide to the Liguria Wine Region in Northern Italy December 5, 2022
A Guide to the Liguria wine regions in Northern Italy including Cinque Terre wines, Portofino, Dolcecacqua. Where to sip, stay and things to do.
A Beginner’s Guide to Alsace Wines and the Alsace Wine Route November 28, 2022
Wine loving travelers take note! Everything to know about Alsace – its wines, where to sip, stay – as you explore France’s Alsace wine route.
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Wine Lovers November 14, 2022
It’s time to think outside the bottle and give the wine lover in your life a unique gift they’ll savor. Carpe Travel has the ultimate gift guide for wine lovers with a variety of items ranging in price to fit everyone’s tastes.
International Wine Destinations You Need to Visit Now… According to Somms November 14, 2022
Who better to ask about the coolest places and best sipping spots than professional wine sommeliers?
‘Tis the Season – Wines for Thanksgiving November 10, 2022
Take the stress out of Thanksgiving wine pairings with our recommendations on wines that complement everything on your table.
Discovering Cava: Sip the History and Future of this Spanish Sparkling Wine November 8, 2022
Your guide to everything Cava! What is Cave wine and why you should be drinking these Spanish bubble and how to visit the place it’s produced.
How to Sip in Bloomington & the Indiana Upland Wine Trail in 3 Days November 3, 2022
To get your Indiana sip trip started here’s a 3-day wine tasting itinerary that pours into wineries near Bloomington and on the Indiana Upland Wine Trail.
Exploring Basque Country – Bilbao, Spain November 1, 2022
How to spend two delicious days in Bilbao, Spain – Basque Country – where to sip, stay, eat and things to do.
DESTINATION: Indiana Wine Trails October 28, 2022
The best way to immerse yourself into Indiana’s wine scene is to focus on the regions around one of the state’s major cities and its wine trails.
Sipping Through 7 Illinois Wine Trails October 26, 2022
Illinois wine country has 7 wine trails making wine country exploration convenient. The trick is to select the best wine trail for your interests.
Exploring Illinois Wineries From the City to the Countryside October 25, 2022
When it comes to visiting Illinois wineries, the first step is to decide if you want a city or country experience. We have both laid out for you.
Wine Country Road Trip. Sipping Across Arizona. October 18, 2022
This north-to-south one-week itinerary for Arizona wine country will surely arouse your senses and give you a taste for Arizona wineries.
7 Wineries in Hopland Not to be Missed October 11, 2022
With world-class wineries tucked away in northern California; Hopland is where to sip. Here are seven of the top wineries in Hopland not to miss.
3 Day Itinerary for Discovering Rhode Island Wineries October 6, 2022
With 15 wineries in Rhode Island, sipping them all in is very do-able. Follow our three day itinerary to discover all the Rhode Island wine country has to uncork.
Discover Rhode Island Wineries October 3, 2022
With 15 wineries in Rhode Island sipping them all in very achievable. To help with your sip trip we’ve mapped out Rhode Island wineries to discover.
Sipping in the Rhode Island Wine Region From Country to City to Coast October 3, 2022
Choose your own adventure for sipping in the Rhode Island wine country. Where to Sip, Stay & Things to Do in Rhode Island Wine Country.
Pairing National Parks with Wine Country September 29, 2022
For you road tripping wine loving travelers here are nine US National Parks that border (or are close to) wine regions within the US.
Elevated Wine Tastings: Wineries with Food in Napa Valley & Sonoma September 26, 2022
Wineries with food aren’t new but we’ve found several in Napa Valley and Sonoma offering gourmet culinary pairing experiences are next level tastings.
Mendocino Wine Country: Sipping in Hopland September 12, 2022
There’s no better place to start sipping through the Mendocino wine country than Hopland. Your guide on where to sip, stay and things to do.
Uncorking Mendocino Wine Country, Anderson Valley September 10, 2022
Our wine experts have paired where to sip, stay and things to do in Anderson Valley in Mendocino wine country for your next sip trip.
U.S. Wine Regions Somms are Excited to Sip August 15, 2022
Vacations are meant to be refreshing, why not make them delicious too? Top wine regions in the United State and where to sip according to Somms.
Wines of Campania and the Amalfi Coast August 9, 2022
The Amalfi Coast is a wine lovers vacation destination. To truly sip it in, see our overview of the wines of the Amalfi Coast and Campania.
The Perfect Amalfi Coast Itinerary for Wine Lovers August 8, 2022
The perfect Amalfia Coast itinerary for wine lovers. Whether a beachfront restaurant in Positano or café in Ravello, delicious local wine is waiting.
Choose Your Own Adventure in Washington Wine Country August 4, 2022
What kind of Washington adventure are you thirsty for? Here are three enticing options, which can be combined or taken solo.
Uncorking the Top Wineries in Indiana August 1, 2022
With more 100 wineries in Indiana, we’ve tried to help narrow down some of the top sips in the state so you can find your perfect pairing.
The Wine+Food+Art+Music Experience is Here! July 31, 2022
Food and wine pairings aren’t new but what about pairing food and wine WITH art and music for a complete multi-sensory immersion experience? (Did I just blow your brain?!?!)
Left & Right Banks of Bordeaux for Wine Lovers July 29, 2022
Both the Left and Right Banks of Bordeaux are equally worth sipping in. Top tours, wineries, where to stay and things not to be missed.
Carpe Travel Releases Comprehensive Collection of Wine Travel Guides for US Wine Regions July 21, 2022
Carpe Travel, an online resource dedicated to wine travel, has created wine travel guides for more than 30 United State’s wine regions, making it easier than ever to plan a wine vacation.
City of Bordeaux: Where to Sip, Stay & Things to do July 19, 2022
The ultimate trip to Bordeaux begins in the city that bears its name, which is also one of the best places to learn about wine in the world.
Sip in the History of Bordeaux July 18, 2022
Bordeaux and its wines are world-renowned but just how did this wine region in France earn its claim to fame…and how is it transforming to remain on top.
How Do You Say Vineyard in German? A Guide to Pairing Castles & Riesling July 15, 2022
Germany is famous for Riesling wine. Our editors have paired a few German castles and nearby wineries to get you on your way.
Things to do in Napa Valley…That Have Nothing to do with Wine July 11, 2022
Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Napa Valley that are both outside – socially distanced – and have nothing to do with wine.
Wine 101: Pét Nat and Piquette Wines Explained June 27, 2022
Just what is Pét Nat wine and Piquette wine and what are some other no or low alcohol wines to sip?
Wine 101: Wine Tasting Room Etiquette June 25, 2022
Visiting wine tasting rooms has a lot of perks…and some rules. We’ve laid out a few wine tasting etiquette rules to keep in mind for your next sip trip.
Master Wine Sommeliers Share their Favorite Wine Cocktails June 21, 2022
What are some of the favorite wine cocktails Masters of Wine and Sommeliers are sipping this summer? Get the recipes…
The 12 Essential London Wine Bars to Visit June 17, 2022
This is truly a master list of wine bars in London that everyone should bookmark. 12 essential London wine bars plus 12 more to pour into.
3 Wine Trails, 34 Wineries, 1 Wine Train + East Tennessee = A Lot to Uncork June 15, 2022
Three wine trails, 34 wineries, 1 wine train. The East Tennessee wine region has a lot to uncork.
Visiting Santorini June 13, 2022
Whether you’re traveling for a taste of the luxury lifestyle, or are simply looking to experience this truly unique place, Santorini is a must-visit for any travel enthusiast.
Whisky & Wine. Sipping in the Middle Tennessee Wine Region June 12, 2022
Tennessee’s wine regions are divided into 3 Grand Divisions. One grand area is Middle Tennessee, aka a grape escape to 33 Tennessee wineries.
You can now book a vineyard stay on Airbnb June 11, 2022
With a few clicks you can sort through 120,000 vineyard stays around the world. Talk about expanding your palate!
Time to Uncork West Tennessee Wineries June 9, 2022
The Tennessee wine regions are divided into 3 districts called Grand Divisions. One grand area is West Tennessee, home to 8 wineries = a grape escape.
Sipping in Russian River Valley, Redwoods and the Coastal Loop June 6, 2022
Hiking though ancient Redwoods, kayaking the Russian River, sipping in the Pacific ocean and wine tasting. Uncork it all on Sonoma’s West County Loop.
Wine with Lobster: The Best Wine Pairings May 17, 2022
Love lobster? Love wine? A lobster wine pairing is a match made in culinary heaven. Looking for a light white or a romantic red wine, we’ve got you covered.
Destination Hermann, Missouri: Where to Sip & Stay May 16, 2022
Wine country is everywhere, including Missouri – an easy and budget friendly sip trip. Where to stay and wineries in Hermann to sip in.
Where to Sip & Stay in Georgia Wine Country May 10, 2022
With 2 AVAs and 57 wineries there is a lot to sip in Georgia. But where to start? We’ve curated the best wineries in Georgia based on wine and experiences.
Where to Stay in Maryland Wine Country May 6, 2022
Several wineries in Maryland have accommodations right on site others sit in the heart of the regions. Our favorites – where to stay in Maryland wine country.
Beyond the Vines in Maryland Wine Country May 5, 2022
When it’s time to take a break from wine tasting, Maryland has plenty to keep the fun going. But, there are a few things you shouldn’t miss…
Destination Washington: Where to Sip, Stay & Eat in Woodinville Wine Country May 3, 2022
Our Woodinville wine tasting itinerary pairs the perfect weekend in one of Washington’s most popular wine tasting destination.
Sipping in the NoLo Movement April 15, 2022
Low alcohol and non alcoholic wines, beers and spirits are booming in popularity. Here are a few favs to pour into.
Top 10 Wineries in Maryland April 13, 2022
Not only will you find fine wine made from classic European grapes at wineries in Maryland, but pét-nats and piquettes too. But where to start?
Destination: Maryland Wine Country April 11, 2022
With 100+ wineries in Maryland and 900 acres of vines, it makes for a delicious escape. Our 3-day itinerary is perfect for uncorking Maryland wine country.
Sip Trip: Three Days in Minnesota Wine Country April 8, 2022
Three days sipping in Minnesota’s wine country… Where to sip, stay, eat and things to do. This wine tasting itinerary will help you pour into Minnesota.
Uncorking Highway 1 April 6, 2022
There’s so much to uncork along Highway 1, much of it isn’t even in a bottle… Here are 25 seriously fun road trip ideas along Highway 1 to discover.
Destination: Minnesota Wine Country April 4, 2022
We’ve narrowed down our favorite Minnesota wineries that offer high-quality wines, scenic views, delicious eats, and fun events.
California Wine Festivals are Back! Sip these in… March 22, 2022
Wine festivals in California are back! Here are some of the top California wine festivals not to miss this year.
Forget Spritzers & Sangria. Sip in these 16 Incredible Wine Cocktails March 17, 2022
We find both wine and cocktails at the center of so many of our festivities. Why not pair the two? Recipes for 16 delicious wine cocktails. 16 luscious and rich wine cocktails recipes perfect for any occasion.
Wine 101: What is Vegan Wine? (Bonus – Vegan Wineries in Tuscany) March 16, 2022
How is it that a natural plant-derived beverage like wine isn’t 100% vegan? Bonus – recommended vegan wines in Tuscany.
An Epic Wine Experience in New Zealand’s Central Otago Wine Region February 16, 2022
Planning a wine vacation that combines the love of travel with the love of wine in New Zealand’s Central Otago wine region.
From A to Z: Top Wine Festivals in Every State Not to Miss February 4, 2022
Calling all wine lovers! There are (food and) wine festivals in every one of the 50 states in the U.S., and we’ve pulled the MUST sip events for you.
WINE 101: What is dry wine? January 26, 2022
A short guide to understanding what dry wine is and sipping recommendations.
Best Wine Apps For Your GRAPE Escape January 22, 2022
There are so many lists of the best wine apps out there, but not many include wine apps that are actually helpful when you’re visiting wine country. Voila!
Hunting for Alba White Truffles in Piedmont January 20, 2022
Carpe Travel’s local guide to all things related to hunting Alba white truffles in the Piedmont wine region.
Where to Stay in Alba: A cheat sheet to visiting Barolo January 18, 2022
Planning your trip to the Piedmont region of Italy? Our guide shares where to stay in Alba (and what to know) including the best Barolo and Barbaresco hotels.
Wine 101: How to Store Wine at Home January 14, 2022
These wine storage tips are flexible and accommodate what’s best for your budget, space and general needs for storing wine at home.
Sipping Wine at a Castle…in Sonoma December 20, 2021
Who said you had to go to Europe to wine taste at a castle? Bring out your inner royal at these six wine castles in Sonoma.
Sip Trip: How to Pour Into the Russian River Valley December 13, 2021
Whether spending a few hours passing through or a long weekend, don’t miss these Russian River Valley wineries.
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Our Russian River Valley Wine Travel Guide shares a brief overview of the Northern Sonoma wine region, where to sip and where to stay.
7 of the Best Food & Wine Hotels in Crete, Greece December 1, 2021
Seven of the best hotels in Crete to stay at when exploring the Greek wine region.
A Complete Guide to The Ultimate Sicilian Wine Trip November 29, 2021
Dreaming of an Italian wine vacation? Our Sicilian wine guide shares a bit about the region, where to stay and wineries in Sicily to sip.
Dessert Wine Pairings 101 November 27, 2021
Our tips and recommendations for how to have your wine and dessert pairings take the cake…
Sip Trip: 3 Day Guide to Wineries in Lancaster County, PA November 18, 2021
Want to explore Pennsylvania wine country? Here’s how to spend three days sipping in Lancaster wineries and things to do beyond the vines.
Wine 101: What Is Orange Wine and Which Are The Best To Sip? November 10, 2021
What is orange wine? This style of winemaking is having a real moment. What to know about orange wine and US winemakers leading the style.
The Ultimate Guide to At-Home Winter Wine Cocktails November 8, 2021
Wine is our jam, so we rounded up some of our favorite warming winter wine cocktails as the temps start to dip.
How to do a Long Island Wine Country Weekend November 2, 2021
The Hamptons and Montauk may draw the crowds, but wine lovers looking to explore Long Island wineries should head to the North Fork. What to know.
Top 5 Long Island Wineries to Uncork November 1, 2021
Figuring out a way to narrow down which Long Island wineries to sip? These five offer a glimpse into the regions diversity with high-quality wines.
Virginia Wine Country: Ultimate Guide to Sipping Wineries in Shenandoah Valley October 27, 2021
Uncork and sip in the Shenandoah Valley. This weekend itinerary guides you through wineries in Shenandoah Valley for the perfect grape escape.
Top 10 Virginia Wineries to Sip In October 26, 2021
With 300+ wineries in Virginia, 10 wine regions and 9 AVAs, there is A LOT to uncork. To help, here are 10 of the top Virginia wineries to sip.
Things to do in Virginia Wine Country Besides Wine Tasting October 25, 2021
Our wine experts have poured a taste of a few of the top things to do in Virginia wine country, when it’s time to take a break from wine tasting.
9 of the Best Wine Destinations in US – Not in California October 21, 2021
California wine is great, but there are many amazing US wine regions that go unnoticed. Here are 9 top wine destination in the US – not in California.
Where to Stay in Virginia Wine Country October 19, 2021
From wineries in Virginia that offer cozy rooms to budget friendly and full-service spas, there are a variety of places to stay in Virginia wine country.
Why Virginia is for Wine & History Lovers… October 16, 2021
Connoisseur, novice or just someone who likes to sip wine, here are a variety of fun facts about Virginia wine country to sip in.
24-HOURS IN ROME: A Wine Lover’s Guide October 12, 2021
After careful research, we decided 24 hours is plenty of time for a wine lover to sip in wines of Rome and all the wine tastings this ancient city offers.
Award-Winning Colorado Wines to Uncork NOW October 6, 2021
The diversity of wine styles and grapes in the 2021 Governor’s Cup Collection, 14 award-winning Colorado wines, featured lesser known wines – Teroldego, Cinsault, St. Vincent, Lemberger.
Where to Sip & Stay in Willamette Valley September 29, 2021
Which Willamette Valley wineries to visit? This itinerary includes a wealth of possibilities to curate the perfect Willamette Valley wine tasting itinerary.
Understanding National Prohibition in the United States and Its Impacts September 9, 2021
It’s a good time to give you wine lovers a little refresher on your American history regarding what was National Prohibition, how it got started, why it happened and the outcome.
Wine 101: What is Vin Santo August 31, 2021
Love Vin Santo – the sweet Italian dessert wine and want to learn more about it? In Carpe Travel’s Wine 101 we go into what is Van Santo and recommendations for your next sipping adventure.
California Wine Festivals are Back! Sip these in… August 17, 2021
Wine festivals in California are back! Here are some of the top California wine festivals not to miss this year.
Pour Into These 4 Finger Lakes Wine Trails July 28, 2021
Wineries in the Finger Lakes are spread out over 11 lakes, there are four wine trails that encompass the largest of the lakes. What to know and where to go.
The Ultimate Itinerary to Sip in the Finger Lakes Region July 26, 2021
Your next weekend getaway is just a sip away. This itinerary takes you to some of our favorite wineries in the Finger Lakes region.
Enjoy Every Sip at These 10 Wineries in the Finger Lakes July 25, 2021
Our recommendations for the top 10 wineries in the Finger Lakes based on the quality of their wines and unique histories.
A Weekend Guide to Sipping in Ohio’s Lake Erie Wine Region July 21, 2021
If you have a weekend to explore the Ohio wine country, this itinerary for sipping through Lake Erie wineries is you.
Top 10 Ohio Wineries Not to Miss July 19, 2021
Our wine experts have identified 10 of the best Ohio wineries to sip in based on the experiences offered and award-winning wines.
How to Spend a Weekend Sipping in the Vermont Wine Country July 15, 2021
Wine lovers take note! Vermont is filled with charming small towns surrounded by spectacular scenery, activities and wineries to pour into.
The Top Vermont Wineries to Pour Into July 15, 2021
Carpe Travel has identified six of the best Vermont wineries to pour into. You’ll find a lot to love when sipping in Vermont wine country.
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Love Gewurztraminer wine and want to learn more about it? Carpe Travel’s guide to understanding everything about the Gewurztraminer grape and wine with food pairings. Cheers!
How to Drink Wine at the Beach (or Park) July 7, 2021
Carpe Travel’s editor offers personally tested tips on how to drink wine at the beach, park and camping for your summer sipping.
27 of the Best Urban Wineries in 9 US Cities July 6, 2021
Here’s a look at nine of the country’s top urban wine trails and our picks for the standout wineries where guests can taste, tour and talk with the city’s pioneering winemakers.
Northern Sonoma County Wine Tasting Itinerary June 24, 2021
Pick and choose among the following experiences to curate your own perfect Northern Sonoma County wine tasting itinerary.
Where to Stay in Sonoma: Romantic Escape, Family Retreat or a Golf Getaway June 22, 2021
Where to stay in Sonoma wine country for a romantic escape, a family retreat, or a bachelor’s golf getaway.
How to Plan a Romantic Getaway in Healdsburg June 21, 2021
Planning a Sonoma couple’s getaway? The enchanting town of Healdsburg makes for a great romantic getaway in wine country.