Grapetown, Texas

You may not find the community of Grapetown on a map of Texas. As mysterious as this sounds there are many such small places throughout Texas villages which were centers of activity once, but have all but disappeared into the landscape as the sons and daughters of...

Romancing the Wine – Hecker Pass Winery

The drive away from the foggy coast across the Hecker Pass in Central California promises warm country roads lined with vineyards.  We had been chilled by the Pacific breezes and earned to discard our fleeces and change into shorts and t-shirts and feel the heat of...

Romancing the Wine – Hart Winery

When one thinks about the wines of California, one thinks about Napa, Sonoma or Carmel Valley.  However, enthusiasts should look closer to San Diego to discover another popular wine region in this state famous for its wine industry.  The Temecula Valley which sits on...