Tag Archives: Illinois wine

A Week of Wine Pairings

Starting on Saturday there will be a flurry of wine pairing events. Everything from Grape Nutz Seminar paired with the delicious food from Ginger & Soul finishing off the week with a mini three course wine pairing at Prairie State … Continue reading

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Happy National Champagne Day

Happy National Champagne Day! If you do not have a bottle of Champagne close by stop at your local Illinois winery and grab some sparkling wine. I will not tell. Some local Illinois wines I recommend: Wedding Cake (Galena Cellars), … Continue reading

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Happy Illinois Wine Month!

Happy Illinois Wine Month! Celebrate by exploring Galena Cellars Vineyard, sipping your way through Illinois Sparkling Co.‘s sparkling wine flight or a weekend getaway on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. We have so many great wineries in Illinois!

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Wine Pairing: Sushi and Rosé Wine

People are always asking my favorite dish to pair with wine. Tonight I found a winner. Husky Sushi Roll from Fushi Yami pairs perfect with Lynfred Winery’s Rosé Wine.  

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My Hidden Gem: Clarks Run Creek

Everyone always wants to know where the newest wine bar is or my favorite hidden gem when I am looking for a glass of local wine. I have some spots but who would have thought a random trip to celebrate … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day from Traveling Murphy

Happy Mother’s Day! This message is for all of the mothers out there. Whether you have a human child or a little fur baby, cheers to you.   My wine of choice is the Vineyard Rosé from Galena Cellars.   … Continue reading

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8 Wine Festivals to Attend in 2016

Wine Festival Season is upon us! I cannot believe how fast it snuck up on us this spring but I am so excited to welcome it in. Most people look forward to the summer BBQ’s and family picnics, I look … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s List of Things to Do this Weekend

I cannot be the only one getting a little stir crazy from staying inside during all this cold weather. The weatherman is calling for some great weather this weekend so I am using it as the perfect excuse to get … Continue reading

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What Wine Goes With My Outfit

Whenever girls go out the first thing they ask their friends is what to wear. Heading to a wine dinner pairing with the girls, what should I wear? Well, I am no different and I am so grateful to have … Continue reading

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Why Travel with High Five Adventure?

My husband and I have made our way through a good portion of the wineries and vineyards located on the Northern Illinois Wine Trail just by taking mini roadtrips. However, I was intrigued when I was approached by the crew … Continue reading

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