Wine Tasting 101

If you’ve never been wine tasting, or haven’t done so often, you might be under the impression that wine tasting has to be a complicated process filled with opportunities for faux pas. It doesn’t have to be this way. At Zephyr Adventures we spend a great deal of time selecting which vineyards… Continue reading “Wine Tasting 101”

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”

Active Vineyard Tours

By Elle Potter As logistics director for Zephyr’s numerous conferences, I was in Napa last week for our first ever Wine Tourism Conference and was able to participate in a little pre-conference excursion with a handful of the conference attendees at Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate in Sonoma. I had never been to Napa… Continue reading “Active Vineyard Tours”

California Wine Country Biking

I returned home a few days ago from the California Wine Country and our first ever Biking Adventure in the area. I must say, I was very pleased with the tour! 14 participants joined my co-guide Gary Passon and me on the five-day trip. We started in Sonoma, biked across the county… Continue reading “California Wine Country Biking”