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Mark and Sonja

Ladoga Ridge Winery (4/09/2016)
4.0

There are seven towns in the world named "Ladoga," two in Russia and five in the United States. The two in Russia are located in ... Read full review


Sutter Home Winery (3/19/2016)
3.5

I got one for ya: The manager of a wine bar, a sommelier, two wine writers, and two college students are all sitting on a ... Read full review


Grgich Hills Estate (3/10/2016)
5.0
5.0

Forty years ago, the name “Napa Valley” meant little to anyone who wasn’t already living there. To those in the wine industry, it was something ... Read full review


Hourglass Vineyard (3/09/2016)
5.0
5.0

The Napa Valley is as old as it is well-known, though what few realize is just how diminutive the nation’s most famous wine region truly ... Read full review


Charles Krug (3/09/2016)
4.5

Peter Mondavi (moan-dah-vee), for much of his early life Peter Mondavi (mon-day-vee), died on February the 20th, 2016, in his home in St. Helena, California, ... Read full review


Volker Eisele Family Estate (3/08/2016)
5.0
5.0

There was a time in history, no doubt, when the valley carved by the Napa River was truly an image of Eden, pure and unspoiled, ... Read full review


Schramsberg Vineyards (3/08/2016)
5.0
5.0

The northern Napa Valley was still a thickly forested, rugged terrain, and a difficult place to navigate when Jacob Schram set forth to establish the ... Read full review


Vermeil Wines (3/07/2016)
4.0

As a lifelong fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, Coach Dick Vermeil is one of my sports heroes. He may never have brought a Super ... Read full review


Far Niente Winery (3/07/2016)
5.0
5.0

The “noble experiment” that was Prohibition, the result of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, lasted from 1919 to ... Read full review


Titus Vineyards (3/07/2016)
5.0
5.0

My wife became pregnant during the winter of 2014, and in September of the following year, little Titus was born. Somewhere between those two points ... Read full review


Trefethen Vineyards (3/06/2016)
5.0
5.0

It wasn’t enough, of course, that our low-budget flight from Omaha landed in San Francisco at almost midnight, nor that the flight had been delayed ... Read full review


Rowe Ridge Vineyard & Winery (11/08/2015)
3.5

Prohibition may have been repealed nationally in 1933, but the state of Kansas was a bit slow to catch on, and for years, the state ... Read full review


Loess Hills Vineyard and Winery (10/25/2015)
4.0

The flood of 2011 is one that most residents on both sides of the Missouri, both in Nebraska and Iowa, won’t soon forget. Bridges and, ... Read full review


Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard (6/07/2015)
4.0

Five minutes earlier, we had driven past Arthur Bryant’s new location and the stadium where Sporting KC play their games. It was hard to believe, ... Read full review


Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery (6/07/2015)
3.5

The tasting room of the Holy-Field Vineyard and Winery is just off the interstate and quite conveniently located a short jaunt from the Legends development ... Read full review


Junto Wine (5/23/2015)
4.0

We pulled off of the gravel road a half hour outside of Lincoln, Nebraska, where Mark used to live, and examined the odd juxtaposition of ... Read full review


Cedar Hills Vineyard (12/28/2014)
4.0

Clay and Heidi Schultz had been wanting to open their own winery for a while when a small, established one came on the market in ... Read full review


Niobrara Valley Vineyards (12/26/2014)
4.0

Ever since we took our honeymoon in Sonoma, people have been giving us wine as gifts. This is a good thing. Sometimes, however, it comes ... Read full review


Pirtle Winery (10/19/2014)
4.0

Wineries come in all shapes and sizes. We've seen sprawling estates with long winding drives and castle-like structures, quaint awning-covered small town shop fronts, and ... Read full review


Riverwood Winery (10/19/2014)
3.0

Off the beaten path, about a fifteen-minute drive through rolling hills from Westin, Missouri, Riverwood Winery sits just off the highway in a repurposed, old ... Read full review