Roman chalk caves, Taittinger, Reims, France

Champagne: Wine of Kings and the King of Wines

by Hilarie Larson CSW FWS


No other beverage in the world says luxury more than Champagne. Wine writer Hilarie Larson travels to Champagne in France and finds it is the drink of celebration and status, a worldly swirl of bubbles that embodies elegance, success and joie de vivre.

The Charms of Cherryville, Oregon

by Michelle Winner


Once when renewing my permit to carry, the sheriff said, "I know where you live. Out there you got farmers and deliverance." I had to agree.
Jules on his motorcycle

Peace Among The Grapes at Jules J. Berta Winery

by The Cooking Ladies


Author Phyllis Hinz, recounts her experience meeting the owner of Jules J Berta Winery in Albertville, Alabama