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Welcome to City Winery: Urban Vineyard in the Heart of NYC

  City Winery was born out of founder Michael Dorf’s desire to bring the winemaking process to bustling Manhattan. Dorf knew and loved the hands-on tasting, barreling, and labeling processes he found in West Coast wine country, but he couldn’t find anything similar in New York City. What started as a simple dream is now City Winery, […]

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10 Things you Didn’t Know About Portugal’s Vinho Verde

Portugal’s Vinho Verde, which translates directly to Green Wine is an inexpensive, light & fresh wine from the country’s northernmost region. Read on to find out more about the newest Portuguese gem in your wine repertoire! Translating directly to “Green Wine”, Vinho Verde is named not for the color of its grapes, but rather for […]

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Hostess (gifts) with the Mostest: Wine Shopping this Holiday Season

Gifting wine is an old tried and true classic, but its execution can feel a little overwhelming. How much should you spend? Red or white? Pink? Bubbly? We’ve come up with a few tips to help keep those pesky doubts away when you gift wine this holiday season. You don’t have to give wine. Let […]

Mexico’s Wine Country: Valle de Guadalupe

Sunshine, vineyards, and valleys: if you think I’m talking Napa, try again. Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe is the travel destination we couldn’t be more excited about. From wine to culinary arts to amazing lodging, this Mexican destination is barely an hour from the Californian border and at the top of our to-do list! When considering […]

Wine at Sunset at Casa Marbella Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Drinking By Dosha

Generally, you wouldn’t associate yoga philosophy with drinking alcohol. While yoga philosophy often discourages alcohol, which is a contaminant and can make you less connected with your body, we also preach everything in moderation. We also believe in listening to your body above all else, so if your mind (or body) wants alcohol, that’s fine–as […]

Fresh Blackberries

Cheers to the Weekend with Blackberry Cocktails

We can’t get enough summer berries into our diets. We’ve been putting them into smoothies, salads, even quinoa. But that just isn’t enough for us. We’ve decided that we want berries in our drinks, too! Blackberries are one of our favorite summer berries. They have a ton of vitamin C to help keep your immune […]

Wine Tasting in Paros, Greece

White Wines of Paros, Greece

We loved the red wines we tried at Moraitis Winery in Paros, Greece on our last retreat. But red wines only make up half of their delicious options! We also tried some fantastic whites while we were there. The first white we tried was the white Paros Moraitis, a dry white wine. It’s produced from […]

Wine Tasting with Paraiso Adventures at Moraitis Winery, Paros, Greece

Red Wines of Paros

We love drinking good wine! And the first step to drinking good wine is tasting different types, from different regions of the world. Since we know Greece is one of the oldest wine producing regions of the world, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try some fine wine while we were in Paros, Greece, […]

Drinking Wine in Paros, Greece with Paraiso Adventures

Natural Hangover Helpers

It’s that dreaded feeling. Waking up in the morning with a pounding headache, or nausea, or feeling like you haven’t gotten any sleep at all. It might not even be how much alcohol you had the night before–hangovers can occur due to dehydration, which can be a big problem if you’re not drinking enough water […]

Michelle Barge

Why We Love Yoga with Michelle Barge

The most important thing about having a good yoga practice is being open to it. The second most important thing is having a good teacher! But when there’s so many yoga teachers to choose from, how do you pick? Based on what other people have to say! We’ve heard some of the stuff her students […]

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