Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Meet Wendy VanHatten – WINE & TRAVEL EDITOR. Wendy is Editor in Chief for Prime Time Living Magazine, travel writer, editor for authors, published author, and food, wine, and travel blogger. She is a member of the Bay Area Travel Writers Association. Her children’s books, the Max and Myron series, teach children to read while learning to become good citizens with positive character traits. Other books published include a mystery, a Napa Wine Guide, and one about her dad and WWII. Wendy documents travel advice and photos in her blog, www.travelsandescapes.blogspot.com. More information about Wendy and her books may be found at www.wendyvanhatten.com.

Hautvillers, France…a Village to Visit
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Hautvillers, France…a Village to Visit

Hautvillers, France by Wendy VanHatten When we can travel to France, check out the small villages in addition to more well-known cities. Why? Small villages in France are meant to be explored on foot. Hautvillers, in the north east part of France in the Champagne region, is one of those […]

Prosecco
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Prosecco

Prosecco…a Bubbly Favorite by Wendy VanHatten Do you like Prosecco? It’s an easy drink, the bubbles give excitement to your glass, and it’s affordable. It makes a great spritz, pairing it with some Aperol. But, what else do you know about it? Did you know the Glera grape, which grew […]

Troyes, France
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Troyes, France

Troyes and Books by Wendy VanHatten   The city of Troyes is steeped in more history than I can recount. Take books, especially pocket books. More commonly recognized as paperback books, these got their start here in Troyes. Starting out as “Blue Books” in the early 17th century, these were […]

Au Lapin Agile
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Au Lapin Agile

Au Lapin Agile by Wendy VanHatten Walking toward a museum in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris, we noticed what we thought was a small restaurant. It was right across the street from Clos Montmartre, the vineyard nestled on the hills below the museum. With the name Au Lapin Agile on […]

Leftover Bread
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Leftover Bread

Leftover Bread by Wendy VanHatten The French Baguette was delicious…but there are a couple of pieces left and they’re starting to get a little hard. Your kids want sandwiches for lunch…but not the end pieces. There’s nothing wrong with the loaf of bread in your pantry…except it tastes a little […]

Travel…What Do We Do?
Travel

Travel…What Do We Do?

Do We Stay or Do We Go? By Wendy VanHatten Read your emails, check your Facebook page, turn on TV, and what do you see? Reports about the Coronavirus, COVID-19…some factual, some fearful, and many confusing. It seems everyone has an opinion. For me, it is a real dilemma. We […]

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