Mueller Serving Röbller Wine

Röbller Vineyard Winery: Enjoying a day in Missouri Wine Country

As summer approaches and wineries gear up for special outdoor entertainment to enhance the wine enthusiasts visit, I am reminded of my visit to Missouri Wine Country and Röbller Vineyard Winery on the Herman Wine Trail.   For those visiting the area, this winery combines traditional midwestern wine methods with a European approach with some nuances

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The Willows: Fine dining at its best

The Willows at the Chumash Casino is one of those very special dining experiences. One would think the restaurant would have the same bustle and environment of a gambler’s paradise, being located in the casino.  Contrary, The Willows Restaurant does not; it is Santa Ynez Valley’s best-kept secret. Named for the willow trees located around

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Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn: Bringing back the classics with a new flair

The latest Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant to open is the Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn.  It is the latest project from Matt and Jeff Nichols and is currently the trendiest place to dine in the Santa Ynez Valley.  After being open two weeks, with a group of friends, we decided to see how it

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