Wineries Welcome Four-Legged Friends

Wine tasting isn’t just about thoughtfully sipping vintages to look for hints of cherry, pepper and blackberry. These days, it’s also about bringing your best buddy along — the four-legged kind. and its deputy editor, Liz Ozaist, have rounded up eight wineries across the country that not only allow pooches on property, but also […]

Barkus 2010, Healdsburg, CA, May 22, 2010

Mutt Lynch Winery, known for its award-winning wines with dog-themed labels (and named “North America’s Most Renowned Dog Winery” by Modern Dog magazine), is hosting its second annual Barkus Spring Open House. The charity event pairs their new release wines with plenty of tasty goodies, all in a dog-friendly atmosphere. When: Saturday, May 22, 2010, […]

California’s Kunde Winery Offers Dog Hikes

Conducted by Fourth Generation Winegrower Jeff Kunde, California’s Kunde Winery is offering a series of Eco-Tour Dog Hikes. This tour is a moderately strenuous three-mile hike through the 1,850-acre winegrowing estate with an elevation change of 800 feet. Lasting approximately four hours, the tour concludes at Boot Hill overlooking the Sonoma Valley. Here, dog walkers […]

Greyhound Wine Tour & Friends, NY Finger Lakes Region, July 23-26, 2009

The Cayuga Wine Trail in New York’s Finger Lakes region hosts an annual Greyhound Weekend in July 23-26. This year’s theme is “greyhounds & friends” with all breeds of dogs (and their people) invited. Partake in the captivating scenery of the Finger Lakes region with its magnificent views, waterfalls, hiking trails and gorgeous vineyards. You […]

Wines & Wags, Shenandoah Valley, VA, 2009

Lexington Valley Vineyard welcomes visitors and their dogs during Wines & Wags. This special event, scheduled monthly through October, invites dog lovers to stroll the vineyards, bring a picnic basket (you’ll also find snack baskets available) and enjoy the Shenandoah Valley vineyard with their four-legged friend. When: Every second Friday of the month, May through […]

Esser Take Your Dog to Dinner Night, June 26, 2009

After a day at work, what’s better than a dinner out? Esser Vineyards has created the first national “Esser Take Your Dog To Dinner Night” in conjunction with Pet Sitters International’s “Take Your Dog to Work Day” on June 26. The family-owned California winery (whose mascot is dachshund Ludwig) has put together an list of […]

Fauquier County Wineries Welcome Dogs

If the clip clop of horses hooves echoing from its many equestrian farms is the steady heartbeat of Fauquier County, Virginia, then its network of vineyards is the area’s life’s blood. Home to 16 wineries in all, eight vineyard venues invite visitors and their canine companions to drink in the heady atmosphere. Following are a […]