Entrepreneur: Latest from Touring and Tasting http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 28 Sep 2012 03:00:00 GMT Franciscan Winery is an Oakville District Find The rich, vibrant flavors of Franciscan wines have been drawing Napa Valley visitors for nearly 40 years. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224497 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224497 The rich, vibrant flavors of Franciscan wines have been drawing Napa Valley visitors for nearly 40 years. Tying the Knot in Temecula Valley Wine-loving grooms and brides-to-be, rejoice: Temecula Valley wine country offers plenty of beautiful places where you can tie the knot. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224408 Wine-loving grooms and brides-to-be, rejoice: Temecula Valley wine country offers plenty of beautiful places where you can tie the knot. Bennett Lane Winery Scores High With Sauvignon Thirty-three wines from Bennett Lane, located in California's Napa Valley, have earned scores of 90 points or more from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Advocate. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224262 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224262 Thirty-three wines from Bennett Lane, located in California's Napa Valley, have earned scores of 90 points or more from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Advocate. Robert Hall Honors Paso Robles With Rhone Wines Robert Hall winery makes impressive Rhône wines that reflect the best of Paso Robles. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224217 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224217 Robert Hall winery makes impressive Rhône wines that reflect the best of Paso Robles. Steven Kent Winery Bets on Bordeaux In the Livermore Valley, Steven Kent Mirassou has made it his mission to craft the best Bordeaux wines possible. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224120 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224120 In the Livermore Valley, Steven Kent Mirassou has made it his mission to craft the best Bordeaux wines possible. Herzog Wine Cellars Pairs Wines With Zagat-Rated Gourmet Food An easy drive north of Los Angeles, a five-star Mediterranean restaurant and winery await your visit. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224114 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224114 An easy drive north of Los Angeles, a five-star Mediterranean restaurant and winery await your visit. Willamette Valley Vineyards Offers Complex, Heady Oregon Blend This historic vineyard distills the essence of the Beaver State in its acclaimed Pinot Noir and other cool-climate varietals. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223700 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223700 This historic vineyard distills the essence of the Beaver State in its acclaimed Pinot Noir and other cool-climate varietals. WillaKenzie Estate's Recipe for Success: Terroir Plus Ingenuity WillaKenzie Estate in Oregon makes excellent Pinot Noir using the full potential of its terroir and ingenious, sustainable production methods. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223289 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223289 WillaKenzie Estate in Oregon makes excellent Pinot Noir using the full potential of its terroir and ingenious, sustainable production methods. Le Boat Lets Visitors Savor the South of France Luxury boat rental company Le Boat gives visitors a chance to tour the Languedoc-Roussillon wine country in the south of France, tailoring the experience to their individual tastes and interests. Fri, 08 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223287 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223287 Luxury boat rental company Le Boat gives visitors a chance to tour the Languedoc-Roussillon wine country in the south of France, tailoring the experience to their individual tastes and interests. Skinner Vineyards and Winery Reclaims Family History More than 150 years ago, James Skinner founded a vineyard in the Sierra Foothills. Now the family of his descendant is renewing the Skinner legacy. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223286 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223286 More than 150 years ago, James Skinner founded a vineyard in the Sierra Foothills. Now the family of his descendant is renewing the Skinner legacy. J. Lohr Educates and Pleases Wine Lovers J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines gives devotees of California wine a chance to learn more about it -- and, of course, to savor plenty of it. Wed, 09 May 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223658 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223658 J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines gives devotees of California wine a chance to learn more about it -- and, of course, to savor plenty of it. Papapietro Perry Winery Has Gone From Garage to Greatness Papapietro Perry Winery began in a garage as the hobby of friends Ben Papapietro and Bruce Perry. Now it's one of the best Pinot Noir producers around. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223260 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223260 Papapietro Perry Winery began in a garage as the hobby of friends Ben Papapietro and Bruce Perry. Now it's one of the best Pinot Noir producers around. Oak Ridge: Oldest Winery in Lodi Knows How to Keep Things Small The winery that pioneered the Lodi, California appellation is keeping to its roots while expanding distribution. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223259 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223259 The winery that pioneered the Lodi, California appellation is keeping to its roots while expanding distribution. Markham Vineyards Draws on Napa Valley for Exquisite Blends Kimberlee Nicholls, winemaker for Markham Vineyards, uses grapes from many Napa Valley locations to create unique and exquisite blends. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223257 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223257 Kimberlee Nicholls, winemaker for Markham Vineyards, uses grapes from many Napa Valley locations to create unique and exquisite blends. Galena Cellars Puts Illinois on the Winemaking Map Illinois may not be the first place that leaps to mind when you think of great wine, but Christine Lawlor of Galena Cellars is winning wine lovers over to her state's terroir. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223255 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223255 Illinois may not be the first place that leaps to mind when you think of great wine, but Christine Lawlor of Galena Cellars is winning wine lovers over to her state's terroir. Delectus Vineyard is the "Ultimate Choice" for Artisanal California Wine Eighth-generation winemaker Gerhard Reisacher brought his passion for artisanal winemaking from Austria to California, and since 1995 he and his wife have been continuing the family tradition. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223253 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223253 Eighth-generation winemaker Gerhard Reisacher brought his passion for artisanal winemaking from Austria to California, and since 1995 he and his wife have been continuing the family tradition. Chacewater Makes Nevada County a Land of Wine and Olive Oil Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill in the Sierra Foothills grew out of a land purchase from a California monastery. Now a former monk manages the mill, and the wines and olive oils are winning awards. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223251 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223251 Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill in the Sierra Foothills grew out of a land purchase from a California monastery. Now a former monk manages the mill, and the wines and olive oils are winning awards. Biltmore Estate's Award-Winning Winery is Worth the Trip Biltmore Estate is an award-winning North Carolina winery that's more than worth the trip to see in person. Sat, 17 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223246 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223246 Biltmore Estate is an award-winning North Carolina winery that's more than worth the trip to see in person. B Cellars Winery Bottles Flavorful Blends B Cellars Winery in California is blending different varietals to make startlingly new creations, revolutionizing winemaking in the process. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223245 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223245 B Cellars Winery in California is blending different varietals to make startlingly new creations, revolutionizing winemaking in the process. Albion River Inn, a Mendocino Getaway The historic Albion River Inn, just minutes away from the town of Mendocino, lets you savor the wines of Anderson Valley in comfort and style. Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223244 The historic Albion River Inn, just minutes away from the town of Mendocino, lets you savor the wines of Anderson Valley in comfort and style. Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, a Traditional Taste of California Living at its Finest Experience the heart and heritage of Santa Barbara Wine Country on Alisal's 10,000-acre working cattle ranch. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222384 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222384 Experience the heart and heritage of Santa Barbara Wine Country on Alisal's 10,000-acre working cattle ranch. Sequoia Grove Winery, a Napa Valley Sweet Spot Sequoia Grove wines are just right and then some. Try one of the best Cabernet Savignon's under a grove of ancient coastal redwood trees in the heart of Napa Valley. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222382 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222382 Sequoia Grove wines are just right and then some. Try one of the best Cabernet Savignon's under a grove of ancient coastal redwood trees in the heart of Napa Valley. Peju: High-Quality Wines, Unique Experience, and Exceptional Customer Care Peju has been named Top Artisan Winery of the Year by Wine & Spirits Magazine and has been noted as a producer of Top California Cabernets by Wine Spectator, and in 2009 became just one of 21 Napa Valley wineries to earn certification as a Napa Green Winery and Bay Area Green Business. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222380 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222380 Peju has been named Top Artisan Winery of the Year by Wine & Spirits Magazine and has been noted as a producer of Top California Cabernets by Wine Spectator, and in 2009 became just one of 21 Napa Valley wineries to earn certification as a Napa Green Winery and Bay Area Green Business. The Napa River Inn, a Unique Urban Wine Experience in Downtown Napa Experience all that Napa Valley has to offer at the enchanting Napa River Inn. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222379 Experience all that Napa Valley has to offer at the enchanting Napa River Inn. Lucchesi Winery, The View Forever Vineyard The blossoming winery has more than scenic views to admire, it has also won numerous awards for what some say are the regions finest grapes. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222377 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222377 The blossoming winery has more than scenic views to admire, it has also won numerous awards for what some say are the regions finest grapes. The Art of Growing Wine Tony Soter of Etude Wines believes great wines are grown and not made. Here, a look at how this winery masters the craft of winegrowing. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220664 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220664 Tony Soter of Etude Wines believes great wines are grown and not made. Here, a look at how this winery masters the craft of winegrowing. Russian Hill -- A Love of Pinot Noir and Syrah Try these elegant, textural wines at a tasting room known for its view. And don't forget to pat the winery dogs. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 04:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220334 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220334 Try these elegant, textural wines at a tasting room known for its view. And don't forget to pat the winery dogs. The Inn at the Tides -- Simple Elegance Along the Sonoma Coast This friendly enclave may have a faint feeling of recognition for some first-time guests. The reason: Alfred Hitchcock selected Bodega Bay as the film location for his legendary film 'The Birds.' Tue, 06 Sep 2011 04:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220340 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220340 This friendly enclave may have a faint feeling of recognition for some first-time guests. The reason: Alfred Hitchcock selected Bodega Bay as the film location for his legendary film 'The Birds.' Trione Vineyards Offers a Taste of the Alexander and Russian River Valleys This winery's Old Stone Building can be an intriguing stop for wine tourers eager for a taste of Sonoma County history. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 03:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220335 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220335 This winery's Old Stone Building can be an intriguing stop for wine tourers eager for a taste of Sonoma County history. Swiftwater Cellars -- A 'Destination Within a Destination' This winery is built in the style of a coal mining tipple house right next to the mineshaft, and its authentic mining artifacts are a reminder of bygone days. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 03:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220336 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220336 This winery is built in the style of a coal mining tipple house right next to the mineshaft, and its authentic mining artifacts are a reminder of bygone days.