copper pot stills with text overlay: Educational and informative tour Dripping Springs Distilling

Dripping Springs Distilling Tour and Tasting

When you visit Texas Hill Country, you can go wine tasting to your heart's content. But did you know you ...
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Lost Maples Winery – A Winery in Transition

I have been a member of Harvest Hosts since the beginning of my RV adventures in 2018. The program offers ...
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Best Wineries in Fredericksburg, Texas

Although the Texas Hill Country AVA (American Viticultural Area) covers 9,000,000 acres (14,062 square miles), Texas Wine Country centers near ...
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Choctaw Casino sign with text overlay: Durant and Ardmore Just a taste of Oklahoma

A Taste of Oklahoma – Durant and Ardmore

One of the destinations on my recent RV trip was southern Oklahoma to visit a friend. I had planned to ...
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My First Experience Wine Tasting in Texas Hill Country

When I lived in northern California, a big part of my life and this blog was visiting local wineries and ...
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barrels and a waterfall in front of large grassy field with text overlay: Visit the northern edge of Texas Hill Country AVA Texas Legato Winery

Texas Legato Winery — On the Edge

Staying with participating wineries through Harvest Hosts is one of the ways I discover some wonderful, and sometimes lesser known, ...
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Photo of barrels with title text overlay: Award-winning Rum Desert Diamond Distillery Kingman, AZ

Award-winning Rum at Desert Diamond Distillery in Kingman

When I finally made it out of California and reached Arizona on my RV trip from California to Texas, I ...
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Texas is a diverse state with a mind-boggling number of things to do. Bucket list worthy things to do in Texas by region recommended by travel bloggers. #travel #texas #food #wine #hiking

Bucket List Things to do in Texas by Region

When I moved to Texas a few months ago and started researching where to go and things to do, I ...
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This is one of my favorite posts to do during the year. It is so fun to look back over articles and see what was popular and resonated with my readers.

Most Viewed Posts 2018 Edition

This is one of my favorite posts to do each year. It is so fun for me to look back ...
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Walker Honey Farm and Dancing Bee Winery in Rogers, TX, may be a little off the beaten path but well worth a visit for amazing raw honey and honey wine.

Boondocking at Walker Honey Farm and Dancing Bee Winery

I joined Harvest Hosts RV membership program to find some unique and interesting places to stay on my RV trip ...
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Casa Rondeña Winery has been chosen “Best Winery” seven years in a row by Albuquerque the Magazine readers.Read on to learn why.

Casa Rondeña Winery – I Finally Get Some New Mexico Wine

Although I had cases of amazing Gold Country wine in my wine fridge when I was getting ready to leave ...
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If my first weekend on the road as an RV newbie is any indication of how things are going to go for the next few weeks, I’m truly going to love this life.

Notes from an RV Newbie’s First Weekend on the Road

If you have been following my blog, you know that just before my birthday I made a life changing decision ...
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March 7th was the 2nd anniversary of the Gold Country Cowgirl blog. I had intended to do a special post and a giveaway for the blog anniversary. Check out this post to see the wine events and more that kept this from happening.

Why I Missed the 2nd Anniversary of the Blog

March 7th was the 2nd anniversary of the Gold Country Cowgirl blog. I had intended to do a special post and a ...
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Although Amador City is the smallest incorporated city in California, covering less than a square mile, it has lots to offer. It has a hotel and four great places to eat. Main Street is also dotted with unique shops, a wine tasting room or two and a museum.

Amador City: Where to Eat, Stay and Play

Although Amador City is the smallest incorporated city in California, covering less than a square mile, it has lots to ...
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Small Town Wine Bar in California’s Smallest Incorporated City

When I learned that another eating and drinking establishment was opening in Amador City, I have to admit, I was ...
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The Grand Tasting is one of the five events comprising the annual Zinfandel Experience, also known as ZinEX. The event is designed to entertain, enlighten and delight. Check out my post to see if they lived up to those goals.

ZinEX Zinfandel Experience — Zin Lover’s Paradise

When I attended the Wine Bloggers Conference in Santa Rosa in November, I signed up for an education session entitled ...
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I've been researching Zinfandel for some time now, learning what is so special about old vine Zinfandel. When I saw an opportunity to visit the oldest documented Zinfandel vineyard in the Americas, planted in the 1860s, I knew I had to go.

Oldest Documented Old Vine Zinfandel Vineyard in the Americas

You may have read elsewhere on the blog that I've been working on a post about old vine Zinfandel for ...
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My top ten most viewed posts of 2017 include stories about historic places, amazing food and fun and interesting things to do in Gold Country.

Most Viewed Posts of 2017

Last year, when I wrote a post about my most viewed posts of 2016, the blog had only been in ...
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Observations on the wine country fires and Zinfandels Old and New from the 10th annual 2017 Wine Bloggers Conference in Santa Rosa, CA.

Wine Bloggers Conference 2017 Recap — Part 1 #wbc17

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you know that I just returned from the Wine Bloggers Conference in ...
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Jay and Maggie Wilderotter, owners of Wilderotter Vineyard, want you to feel as welcome in their tasting room as you would in their home.

Wilderotter Vineyard and Winery: From Small Beginnings

Jay Wilderotter is one of the lucky ones. He found his passion a long time ago and lives it every ...
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