Curious about what goes on at a typical wine tasting event? Quite simply, it is a combination of interactive education, tasting, and my favorite, “eat, drink and be merry!” Find out what to expect next time you attend and search the WineTable events calendar for upcoming tastings in your area.

The first few trips to a wine region can be overwhelming. They can also be the best way to gain real insight into a wine region. Here are a few tips and tricks WineTable writer Angelique Vinther has gathered from her own tasting trip experiences.

Picking just three amongst the vast wineries of California is a daunting task. Just like speeding down a highway where exits abound, luring you to choose them for the unknown adventure that lies ahead, so the wineries of California are tempting our palates with numerous adventures. WineTable writer Robin Salls' three favorite California reds.

When you plan a wine tour it’s not just a matter of maps, routes and tasting fees. You should also consider your body's physical reactions to the taste of the wine. While wine tourism is about more than just the wine: never forget the importance of the palate.

I don’t find myself drinking many California wines these days. But, I owe my interest in wine to the trip I took several years ago through the Anderson Valley. Looking back, California ended up being a kind of incubator for my novice interest. I suspect that’s true for a lot of US wine enthusiasts.