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Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in New York’s NoHo/SoHo

When it comes to the city’s trendiest places to eat, drink, and shop, New York’s NoHo and SoHo neighborhoods sit atop the throne. From world-class wine bars to Michelin-starred restaurants to hole-in-the-wall Italian joints, there’s

Time for Fun in the Funk Zone

Wine, Dine, Explore Santa Barbara, known as The American Riviera® is home to one of the most exciting, eclectic downtown areas of any city: The Funk Zone. Located just across the street from Stearns Wharf, and

Welcome to the SLO Coast AVA

Exploring the SLO Coast AVA The newly designated SLO Coast AVA is an area with approximately eighty miles of coastline, running from Ragged Point, about 20 miles north of Cambria, south to Nipomo, about 10

Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in The Hamptons

For urban-dwelling New Yorkers, The Hamptons is the place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life – and its delights go far beyond the summer season. Located approximately 90 miles east from Manhattan,

Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in Washington DC

Over the past two decades, Washington DC’s food and wine scene has seen a renaissance like never before. Whether speakeasy-style cocktail bars, wine-focused restaurants, or fine dining establishments are more your thing, there’s truly a

A Taste of The Finger Lakes

If you haven’t tasted what the east coast has to offer as far as world-class wine, it’s time to make a trip to The Finger Lakes! You could also choose to seek out one of

Secret Gems of Burgundy

Burgundy, which prefers to be called Bourgogne, can be rather intimidating. When iconic brands such as Domaine de la Romanée-Conti start at more than $7000 for a bottle of wine, Bourgogne can seem rather unattainable.

A Weekend Guide to Mexican Wine Country

Valle de Guadalupe, Mexican wine country in Baja California is THE most exciting thing happening on the West Coast in wine. Where else can you go and enjoy the Mexican flavor and hospitality that we

The White & Gold of Italy’s Custoza DOC

As a wine region, the Veneto is recognized for Prosecco, Valpolicella, Amarone, Soave, and Bardolino. But those are not the only wines in the region. West of Verona, near Lake Garda, in the region of

Alsace Checks All The Boxes

Alsace is a region that checks all the boxes. It is a region that produces dry wines and sweet wines, sparkling wines and still wines, and while the majority is white wines, they also produce

Piemonte Italy’s Hidden Gem – Roero

When one thinks of the wines of Piemonte, Italy, Barolo and Barbaresco are likely at the top of the list. But I would like to tell you about Roero, a hidden gem of a wine region in

From Kitschy to Cool: Solvang, California

One of the attractions of a trip to wine country is the charming towns filled with restaurants, tastings rooms, and boutiques selling anything from clothing to art to local products. There are the sophisticated towns

7 Highly Underrated Rosé Regions We Love

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of rosé over here at Monarch. What’s not to love? These crisp, acid-driven bottles provide some of the most refreshing drinking experiences on the planet. Whether sitting poolside or

Sicily – Too Cool for Label Fads

‘Liberismo’ rests on the concept that the individual has a natural right to freedom; that the physical order of nature is a harmonious and self-regulating system. Over the past year, we’ve come face to face

Luxury Guide to the Champagne Wine Region

International travel may still be (temporarily) on hold, but that’s not stopping us from dreaming up our next wine-soaked trip abroad. Our love of great wine is no secret – which means that France will most definitely