Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

How Many Grapes in Your Bottle of Wine?
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How Many Grapes in Your Bottle of Wine?

Grape Facts… by Wendy VanHatten One question that came up a week ago when wine tasting is… How many grapes does it take to make a bottle of wine? The answer is…it depends. Check out these facts: One ton of grapes usually makes about 60 cases of wine There are […]

Palm Springs Art Museum Exhibit
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Palm Springs Art Museum Exhibit

Chihuly Exhibit at Palm Springs Art Museum By Wendy VanHatten Once a small museum, specializing in Native American artifacts, the natural sciences, and the environment of the surrounding Coachella Valley, the Palm Springs Art Museum has evolved into the primer cultural center of the desert. One of the permanent exhibits […]

Passport Info You Need to Know
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Passport Info You Need to Know

Passport Information by Wendy VanHatten Every September, the State Department conducts a national public awareness campaign to capture the attention of an increasingly mobile U.S. population. This year, the Department’s office of Passport Services will launch the #PicturePerfectPassport campaign on Twitterand Facebook. Their goal is to improve the quality of passport photos that applicants submit […]

San Carlos Borromeo Del Rio Carmelo
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San Carlos Borromeo Del Rio Carmelo

Carmel Mission by Wendy VanHatten   Certainly one defining piece of California’s history is the missions. Mention California missions and many people immediately bring to mind an image of a large, attractive, stone church, a bell tower, and a peaceful setting. While that may be true for many of them […]