Your Resource for Wine Region Travel
We can't believe it, but in May ViciVino.com will be one year old! To help us
celebrate our anniversary, we have decided to conduct a Haiku poem competition. The rules
1. It needs to be 3 lines.
2. The first line has 5 sylables, the second
has 7 and the third has 5.
3. The theme is wine and wine travels.
4. Have fun and be creative!
competition will end May 31.
6. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner.
When submitting your Haiku to email@example.com please be sure to
include your name and email address so we can get in touch
with you if you win.
My Haiku example:
Spring, bud break is here
Curious about the wine?
Find out in the Fall!
newsletter we will announce the winners and also list all the Haiku's
that were submitted. The first place winner will receive a
ViciVino.com wine journal, a wine bottle holder and a wine bottle
opener. The second place winner
will receive our wine journal and wine bottle holder and the third
winner will receive our wine journal.
you've been to our website recently you will notice that we have made
some minor changes. Most of the changes have occurred because we have
decided to focus more on Wine Education Through Wine Travels. After
reading your answers from our January survey, a suggestion mentioned
more than once was to focus on one thing, and do that one thing well.
Here are the new and improved headers on the homepage:
right now discusses our itinerary tours. But next month we will
be making a big announcement about our new tour offerings from
is our unique boutique. It's a one-stop shopping where everything
is unique and related to the pleasures that go with wine. For
example, there are books on wine and wine travels, decanters and other
wine paraphernalia, specialty international foods such as cheeses,
olive oils and chocolates, commissioned oil paintings from your wine
vacation photos, beautiful blown glass wine stoppers and many other
great gift ideas for the wine lover.
Education is where you will find our feature articles (interviews, Q & A with Winemaker B, and recipes with wine pairings).
Wine Region Info
has the data we have collected from the different wine regions.
The data that used to be available only to paid members is now open to
all readers. The table entries within each category that have
this symbol ** mean that they have extended data from that
Lori's Blog is where Lori writes about her experiences with wine and wine travels.
Forum is our discussion forum for any who wants to write and discuss any wine and wine travel related topics.
is a big believer of the positive results of social marketing. We
are on Twitter, Plaxo, Wine and Hospitality Network and Facebook to
name a few. These tools help us to market the website and blog to
other wine and travel lovers all around the world.
We have many new readers and subscribers to our newsletter and website, so below we have a brief tour
of the articles, interviews, recipes, that have helped to make ViciVino.com
what it is today. We have discontinued the Julius Caesar club for
now. (Current members will have through December '09 to use their
free personalized weekend itinerary from us.)
If you have any type of question about wine and winemaking for Winemaker B, please send your email to him at firstname.lastname@example.org
and he will be more than happy to answer it. Also, if you've had
any wine tasting, travels or pairing experiences that you would like to
share, please write about it on our discussion forum.
It's really so easy to do (directions below). Reading about your
experiences adds to all our knowledge, education, and depth about wine.
Don't worry, drink happy!™
are some rules of thumb when it comes to serving alcohol at
gatherings. Below are a couple ideas, but of course, you know
your own crowd so just use this as a guideline.
How Much Wine to Buy and Serve for That Summer Party?
Cocktail Events/Parties - Plan on 1/2 bottle of wine per person per two-hour period.
- You should rent glasses if you are having a crowd of over 12.
This way if a glass breaks it won't be one of your good glasses.
For more on this subject go to Lori's Blog.
is a website dedicated to help you learn more about wine region
traveling through education: how each wine region is unique and
what it has to offer, the art and science of wine making, some FAQ's on
wine etiquette, recipes that go great with different wines, plus much,
Our website features:
Education which has the Ask the Winemaker column in which our dedicated consultant, Brandon, answers your questions; Vineyard Views articles where we interview wine industry personalities; and the Food and Wine Pairing Recipes
Wine Region Info area offers you information from wineries and lodging to restaurants, spas and other activities in that wine region.
Specialty Tours is where you tell us what you want to see and do on your next wine region getaway, and we will plan it for you.
Forum or Blog to write about your wine experiences or read what others wine lovers have to say.
part of helping our website get off the ground, it's easy! All
you have to do is to forward this newsletter to as many of your friends
and family who you think would enjoy reading and learning more about
wine and the experiences that traveling in the different wine regions
offer. We would greatly appreciate it.
will send you periodic newsletters to update you and keep you informed
with our most recent adventures and sippets of what's going on in the
Check it out at ViciVino.com
"And Noah he often said to his wife
when he sat down to dine,
'I don't care where the water goes
if it doesn't get into the wine'."
Wine and Water
Lori's Spicy Hummus
Spring Garlic Lemon Chicken
Lori's Baby-licious Roasted Potatoes
Chocolate Fondue with a Shot
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