Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Morro Bay
Lifestyle / Travel

Morro Bay

By Wendy VanHatten   If you were dropped into a seaside village with a mild Mediterranean climate and heard the term “Gibraltar of the Pacific”, would you know where you landed?  Would it help if you saw a 576-foot volcanic plug sitting at the mouth of the harbor, a harbor […]

Shatter on the Vines
Lifestyle

Shatter on the Vines

Shatter and What it Means by Wendy VanHatten Wine terms can be confusing. Have you ever heard a winemaker or a grower talk about shatter? Shatter is one of those wine terms that doesn’t sound like what it might mean. When talking about a vineyard, and the term shatter is […]

Wine Barrels
Lifestyle

Wine Barrels

Wine Barrels… by Wendy VanHatten While doing some research for my next guide book about Napa Valley and wineries, I came across an article posted by Food & Wine about barrels. Here are some excerpts from that article. The Benefits of Wood Winemakers have used oak barrels for centuries. Barrels […]

Do You Travel With Medications
Lifestyle

Do You Travel With Medications

Traveling with Medications by Wendy VanHatten Do you have medications you regularly take? How about prescriptions? Do you know how to take these along with you when you travel? If you travel often, especially by air, here are some things you should know. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]