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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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Wine Pairing: Prosecco

Prosecco pairs great with Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds. These specific almonds are sprinkled with sea salt and turbinado sugar from Trader Joe’s. Warning: The almonds are super addictive!

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Wine Tip: Cooper’s Hawk Winery Tasting

Wine Tip: My favorite time to go for a wine tasting at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is within the first 30 minutes of them opening on a Saturday or Sunday. This allows for a more personal wine tasting because … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s List of Things to Do This Weekend

I know everyone is worried about planning a romantic Valentine’s Day or figuring out the best way to show you hate the holiday and hearts on everything. I figured I would get your weekend started with some fun things to … Continue reading

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My Christmas List of Experiences

Do you have someone on your Christmas list that seems to have everything or maybe you cannot think of anything you need for Christmas? Well, Traveling Murphy has the answer to your problem, give an experience. Recently I have been receiving a … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s Wine Advent Calendar

For a couple years Mike and I have seen the wine racks filled with wine bottles marked like an Advent Calendar, counting down the days until Christmas. So this year I decided to try it out and add my own … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Visit Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park

Most people will see the beautiful pictures from the outside of Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park and want to visit without knowing any details about the building. The building was designed to make you feel like you are about to … Continue reading

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