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Pair Your Adventure: 5 Swimming Holes

Around the country, we’re traversing the blue, tranquil waters of hidden swimming holes where plunging in invigorating waters are a great way to escape the summer heat. Adventure awaits: grab your bathing suit, a pair of water shoes, and some suntan lotion

Pair Your Adventure: Summer Music Festivals

This summer, live music and Francis Coppola Diamond Collection canned wine hit the road. We’re celebrating the stage, both on and off, with world class artists, refreshing beverages and streaming our favorite musical festivals around the country.

Pair Your Adventure: Five Weekend Camping Trips

Summer is here and the great outdoors beckon. Take heed. With ideal weather and optimal stargazing, it’s time to head out for some fresh air. Grab your tent, gas up the RV and lace up your hiking shoes.

Salad Pizza

Salad Pizza is one of those crazy things that somehow just works. I know it would be better of me to say that I make the crust from scratch, but it’s just as easy and delicious to pick a ball of dough up at your local grocer (and a lot less messy).

Fast Ginger Meatballs

It’s always nice to have an easy dish in your repertoire that can be served either as a quick meal or as an impressive appetizer to bring to a party.

Pair Your Adventure: Sonoma County’s Great Outdoors

Of course, you’re in Sonoma County for the world-class wine. Yet Northern California offers a bounty of natural treasures.

8 Cozy Retreats For Winter From California to Vermont

With winter’s chilly days ahead—it’s time for skiing, snowboarding and brisk hikes followed by toasty fires (with marshmallows), hearty cuisine and big bathtubs.

Delicious Holiday Desserts

There’s no better time of the year to indulge in delicious desserts than the holidays. It’s also the best time of year to experiment with things that seem too tough for just a normal dessert.

Homemade Holiday Gifts

Sometimes the holiday season feels overwhelming in the best way possible. Merry and bright and full of parties and presents and families. It also feels like there is always a need to bring something to someone or somewhere

A Pumpkin Soup to Fall For

With no empirical evidence to back up my theory, I’d say that fall is the most beloved of all seasons. It’s magical briskness has a way of charming even the most prudent cold weather hater – it’s certainly the most romantic of the seasons.

An Everyday Leg of Lamb

I think that when a lot of people think of lamb, they think of celebrations, the holidays, etc. It is my opinion that lamb shouldn’t be something reserved for a special occasion. It is a marvelous meat with a grassy flavor.

Figs Two Ways

The last few weeks of summer are so precious; you want to take it all in. Get in that last lake swim, one final camping trip, and probably one more al fresco dinner party - the kind that lasts from late afternoon to well past sunset, consists of multiple bottles of wine and lots of things to nibble on.

Diamond Collection Cans

Ah, September. The month that asks you to return your white pants to whence they came and implores you to pull out your well-worn sweaters and boots. The month that lends itself to cuddling up with a good book and a divine glass of red wine.