Finger Lakes Wine Country

Wine Bloggers Conference: Exploring the Finger Lakes Wine Country

Coming off the great success of the sold-out Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference held in Beer City, US (Asheville, NC), Zephyr is rolling right into our next exciting event of the summer, the Wine Bloggers Conference. We’ll be joining over 200 wine bloggers and industry folks for a delightfully educational and fun few days (August 13… Continue reading “Wine Bloggers Conference: Exploring the Finger Lakes Wine Country”

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Zephyr Adventures Adding FitBloggin’ Conference

As many of our readers know, Zephyr Adventures operates conferences in addition to active tours. We are excited to announce we are adding a new conference for 2016. FitBloggin’ is a social media conference that has been around since 2010. It’s goal is to: “Use blogging, social media, and digital communication to… Continue reading “Zephyr Adventures Adding FitBloggin’ Conference”

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Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference 2015 – Asheville Beer Scene

As you may already know Zephyr Adventures not only provides active vacations but also organizes annual conferences for the wine, beer, food, and fitness industries.   This benefits our tours as we stay very well connected and have friends in locations that we visit, giving us insider knowledge and a better understanding of… Continue reading “Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference 2015 – Asheville Beer Scene”

Lifestyle Blogging Report

As you all know, prioritizing adventure is what we do at Zephyr Adventures.  In addition to leading active tours across the US and the globe, we also organize several lifestyle oriented conferences.  These conferences bring together communities of people we are aligned with and who, like us, have adventurous priorities. We started… Continue reading “Lifestyle Blogging Report”

First-Ever Wine Tourism Day – Enter to Win a Free Wine Trip!

Zephyr Adventures is excited to be organizing the first annual Wine Tourism Day in North America! Wineries and wine related businesses across the continent will host events to celebrate the importance of wine tourism to regional and local economies on Saturday May, 11th 2013. Wineries and wine-related businesses coast to coast are… Continue reading “First-Ever Wine Tourism Day – Enter to Win a Free Wine Trip!”

Zephyr Adventures is a Job Creator

I know. You are sick of the term “job creator” and even more tired of the endless discussion surrounding the term. Well, I am here to tell you that Zephyr Adventures is a real-life, honest-to-goodness job creator. We are super pleased to announce that Heather Herrig and Cindy Molchany have joined Zephyr… Continue reading “Zephyr Adventures is a Job Creator”

Wine Time in Portland at the Wine Bloggers Conference 2012

Wine Bloggers from around the globe descended on Portland, Oregon and were greeted with open arms and open bottles of Oregon wine. Read here for a report from the Oregonian. This was my first time attending the Wine Bloggers Conference but it felt more like a family reunion than anything else.  Here are… Continue reading “Wine Time in Portland at the Wine Bloggers Conference 2012”

Zephyr Adventures is Hiring!

In addition to running adventure travel tours, we at Zephyr Adventures organize or co-organize the following conferences: Wine Bloggers Conference International Food Blogger Conference Beer Bloggers Conference (in North America and in Europe) Fitness & Health Bloggers Conference Wine Tourism Conference We love our role as the conference organizer for these communities,… Continue reading “Zephyr Adventures is Hiring!”

Still Rolling After 15 Years

Today is April 4, 2012.  Fifteen years ago today, Allan Wright quit his corporate job with food company Cargill, and Zephyr Adventures (formerly called Zephyr Inline Skate Tours) was born.  “Rolling” is a great metaphor to describe Zephyr’s journey, as we have certainly done our share of rolling with the punches in… Continue reading “Still Rolling After 15 Years”

How to Make a Travel Blog

Gone are the days of projector slideshow recaps of your summer vacation.  Yet in a digital age, there’s even more to share with your friends and family!  I have been sharing my photos, videos and thoughts from my travels on my Facebook for years, but it doesn’t offer the organization or presentation… Continue reading “How to Make a Travel Blog”

Is Beer Tourism the new Wine Tourism?

NOTE: Zephyr Adventures’ 2016 active beer adventures include the Greater Yellowstone Multisport & Beer Adventure and the Colorado Beer, Hike, & Bike Adventure. The more time I spend amongst the beer blogging community, the more I begin to realize that destination travel to indulge in fine adult beverages is no longer limited… Continue reading “Is Beer Tourism the new Wine Tourism?”

Wine Tourism & Zephyr Adventures

Zephyr Adventures has offered guided Active Wine Tours for many years both here in the United States and abroad. During this time we have gained a global understanding and comparison from the experiences we have shared with the wineries and wine regions we visit. We have also learned  a lot from our… Continue reading “Wine Tourism & Zephyr Adventures”