The Fine Art of Wine

We recently became aware of the wine art by artist Cecilia Anastos. Please take a minute to read her Press Release and discover her art work. You would receive a discount on purchases made through Wine Country Getaways, and you’d be supporting service dogs for adults and children with disabilities. Thank You! The Fine Art … Read more

Artevino – Maple Creek Winery

Art and Vino at Maple Creek Winery Once in a while, a wine traveler will feel the need for something different in a winery.  A visit to Artevino – Maple Creek Winery is one of those wine experiences that will linger. Artevino winery is off the beaten path in the Yorkville Highlands AVA. Yorkville Highlands is in … Read more

Paso Robles Art and Wine Tour in September

Erin Hanson

15 Paso Robles wineries to participate in the Erin Hanson Art & Wine Tour 2015 Something quite different will take place in the Paso Robles wine country in September. Fifteen Paso Robles wineries will participate in the Erin Hanson Art & Wine Tour 2015. These select Paso Robles wineries will feature the oil paintings of impressionist artist … Read more

Napa Valley Bits & Pieces of News – Wine Train Debacle

train napa

Is Wine Tasting in the Napa Valley a Whites only activity? The recent Wine Train debacle where a women’s book club of 10 Black women and one white woman were kicked off the wine train brought something clearly to my attention. We visit many tasting rooms in the Napa Valley and Sonoma, as frequently as … Read more

Hall Winery in St. Helena

art fermenting room

Last Wednesday we had the chance to tour and taste at  Hall winery in St. Helena. Our previous visit to Hall was in November 2006. What dramatic changes since our last visit! In 2013, the Hall winery opened a new winery facility and hospitality center. The owners are Kathyrn Hall and Craig Hall, both successful in business, … Read more

Wine Country Art by Elizabeth Bollwitt

We thought Elizabeth’s paintings were so beautiful and interesting that we asked her to write a guest blog.  What initially caught our attention were her wine-related works. Be sure to check out her website for these and other paintings. We hope to see more of them in wine country art galleries. Hello, my name … Read more

Wine Bottle Art

wine bottles as art

Diane Selmi – Wine Bottle Art If you’re looking for a special gift for one of your wine lover friends, an original wine bottle art painting by Diane Selmi might just be the perfect choice. Diane started painting unique wine bottles 10 years ago when she retired after a long career as a travel agent. … Read more