Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Shatter on the Vines
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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
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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
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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 […]

When Should You Go?
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When Should You Go?

When Should You Go? By Wendy VanHatten Let’s say you’ve just started thinking about a trip to Europe and you’re not sure when to go. You’ve read about traveling during peak season and off season, but what does that really mean? In travel industry info, the year is divided into […]