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Muscadine Grapes and Other Fruits Explode on Your Taste Buds with These Amazing Wines

Country roads lead to Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery in central Florida. At the end of the road you will see rows of muscadine grapes growing on their vines. Behind them a two story country home radiates friendliness as a wooden swing hangs from a nearby tree. A stream gently meanders along in the distance. […]

Blueberry Wine: Boost Your Immune System with these Sensational Libations

Central Florida has more to offer than theme parks. On a recent trip to central Florida, my husband and I decided to check out some local wineries. To our surprise we found several wineries specializing in blueberry wine. Whether you live in central Florida or are planning a stay in a nearby timeshare rental, these […]

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Fish Tacos and Margaritas: how to create your favorite restaurant at home

I originally wrote this last year before vaccines were available, and my husband and I did not want to go out to eat. With the latest strain of this virus, my husband and I don’t feel comfortable eating in public once again. Therefore, I decided to add some recipes to this post in addition to […]

Vineyards Near Me: Find the Best Around the World

In Vineyards Near Me, a follow up post to Best Winery Tastings Around the World, we continue to explore some of the best places to taste wines and tour vineyards world wide. Vineyards Near Me in India Contributed by Nilima from The Traveling CA The city of Nashik, around 4 hours drive from Mumbai is […]

Winery Tastings: Sneak away to the best around the world

My husband and I love doing winery tastings. We have mostly sampled Florida wines since we live in this region. However, we have been to wineries in upstate New York, South Shore Long Island, and Arizona. We even toured South African wineries virtually via zoom. Winery Tastings in Montepulciano: Contucci Maria and Jurgen from Places […]

Speakeasys, Pubs, and Bars: Find More of the World’s Best

In this follow up to Best Pubs and Bars of the World we continue to explore additional hidden speakeasys, converted pubs, and happening bars. The authors have included additional links for more information on these speakeasys and pubs. Speakeasys and Pubs in Dubai: Barasti By Sharon Cassidy from My Free Range Family There is no […]

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Pubs and Bars Around the World: Top Favorites

I started this post about pubs and bars around the world because I thought it would be fun to hear about interesting places. My favorite is the Carousel Bar in New Orleans where the bar is an actual carousel which rotates while you sip your cocktails. Who knew I would get the bonus of learning […]

Mojito Making & How to Infuse Liquor with Incredible Flavors

While at our virtual rum class with Ray, we mentioned how we had infused alcohol with different flavors. He then recommended infusing white rum with mint for mojito making. However, at that time our mint plant was not producing enough to try this. After a long wait, we finally got to do it. This is […]

Best Mixed Drinks with Tequila and How to Make Them

Due to Cinco De Mayo coming up I decided to write about the best mixed drinks with Tequila. Of course the best way to drink tequila would be to go to a tequila tasting in Nuevo Vallarta. However, for those who can’t, I am introducing a few margarita variations and will end with some richer […]