Check out Unfiltered, Unfined, where Ben writes a weekly wine column and provides links to many of his articles for The Daily Beast, Worth Magazine, Sommelier Journal, Wine Enthusiast, and The World of Fine Wine, among others.
Ben is the author of Weinberg's Wine Tech in Sommelier Journal and regularly contributes features, as well. Take a look at Sommelier Journal’s website for more information on this excellent behind-the-scenes wine magazine.
He is the Rocky Mountain Editor for Tasting Panel Magazine. Check out Tasting Panel’s website for more information on this wine industry powerhouse.
Ben also pens "Politics Uncorked with Ben Weinberg" on a bi-monthly basis for the Colorado Statesman. Check out the Colorado Statesman’s website to learn what's going on in Colorado politics and wine.
Wine On The Road
Luxurious, Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Wine Country
Explore the world’s most renowned wine regions with behind-the-scenes access to top winemakers and their incomparable wines. With Wine on the Road tours, professional wine writer and Chief Wine Sherpa Ben Weinberg has created the ultimate in wine-focused, behind-the-scenes wine country experiences, combining award-winning wines and exquisite dining and lodging with uniquely local flair and flavor.
• Small-group wine-focused tours of acclaimed local estates, wineries selected by Ben for their distinctive expressions of local terroir and culture
• Up-close-and-personal time with well-known winemakers, as well as one-of-a-kind, winery-focused tours, tastings, meals and lodgings
• Luxurious accommodations
• Optional non-wine experiences, including locally-based cultural activities, personal appointments with select artisans who handcraft unique local products, spa treatments and seaside golf (additional fees possible)
UPCOMING WINE TOURS
Argentina Unfiltered with Wine Expert Ben Weinberg: March 16 - 25, 2014: Contact Us for more information on this tour.
Wine, Bees, and Cheese in Piedmont with the Hotel Jerome: April 27 - May 4, 2014: Download the Preliminary Itinerary and Booking Form or Contact Us for more information on this tour.
Introductory Tour Dinner at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 7:00 P.M.
As if the holidays in Aspen could get any better, Executive Chef Rob Zack is hosting a decadent dinner featuring truffles and the wines and flavors of Piedmont, Italy. Rob will be joined by Jill Paradise, a sommelier, cheese aficionado, and an expert on the farm-to-table movement who will be bringing truffles and hazelnuts from her farm in Italy. Certified Sommelier and professional wine writer Ben Weinberg will also be in attendance. Ben and Jill will be leading Chef Rob and perhaps you on “Wine, Bees, and Cheese,” a week-long, luxury foodie tour through the Piedmont region of Italy that takes place from April 27 – May 4, 2014. This tour combines award winning wine, exquisite dining, extraordinary side trips and luxury accommodations into a one of a kind experience that exposes the best of each region’s flair and flavor. Come learn more about the journey while sampling local delicacies.
The introductory dinner is on December 28th at 7:00 pm at Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado. Wine from Piedmont is included with each course. $225/person, for a menu and reservations call 970-429-7610.
Portland, Oregon, and Willamette Valley wine country with Table 6: May 4 - 8, 2014: Contact Us for more information on this tour.
Champagne and Burgundy Unfiltered with Wine Expert Ben Weinberg: September 6 - 13, 2014: Download the Preliminary Itinerary and Booking Form or Contact Us for more information on this tour.
Campania, Italy, with Andrea Frizzi, owner of Il Posto Restaurant: September 14 - 21, 2014: Download the Preliminary Itinerary and Booking Form or Contact Us for more information on this tour.
Full- and half-day wine country tours and meals with well-known winemakers and winery owners are also available. Please contact us if you are looking for a special wine-focused event as part of a larger itinerary in or near wine country.
For additional information on any of our upcoming wine tours, please place your cursor over the “Packaged Tours” link at the top of the page and select the appropriate tour. Dates are subject to change without notice.
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