Michael S. Turley

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Whistle Pig's 2nd FarmStock Terroir Rye Whiskey Was Made With The Input Of 500 Experts

If you think you’re a fan of whiskey, but you’ve never heard of WhistlePig – well, you’re not really a whiskey fan at all. This brand is the number …

Rye Whiskey

Battle of the Wristbands: How to Choose Between GA and VIP at BottleRock 2018

“We call it the first taste of summer,” says Justin Dragoo, the BottleRock Napa Valley curator of the Napa, Calif.-based music festival that runs May …

Festivals

How to keep using Time Machine without AirPort or Time Capsule

Apple’s AirPort routers introduced one game-changing new feature to the world: Easy backups. Time Machine. Time Machine is Apple’s automatic backup utility, and it made backups easy enough for non-nerds to use regularly.<p>The easiest way to use it was to buy a Time Capsule, a wireless AirPort router …

Operating Systems

The 6 Best Bed-and-Breakfasts in Napa Valley

Napa Valley has become one of the top U.S. travel destinations, thanks to its many wineries offering arguably the country's best wine, outdoor …

Napa Valley

St. Helena's Meadowood Napa Valley named one of TripAdvisor's 'best luxury hotels in U.S.'

Massages, golf rounds and fine wine surrounded by lush greenery? It's all part of the deal for one of TripAdvisor's top 10 best luxury hotels in the United States.<p>And, in good news for the (well-off) staycationers out there, it's only about 70 miles northeast of San Francisco.<p>The resort, Meadowood …

Napa Valley

The Best Winery Restaurants In America

The culinary world and the food world are intimately intertwined. Just as chefs care deeply about the wine that sommeliers present alongside their …

Paso Robles

Some of the best pours in wine country happen in industrial parks

The words “wine country” conjure images of beautiful vistas and vine rows marching (or sprawling, depending on viticultural philosophies) into the sunset. But as you plan your wine country vacations this year, don’t ignore the industrial parks, the winery co-ops or the “custom crush” facilities …

Wine

Napa's Coolest Tasting Room

Ackerman Heritage House opened to the public in the spring of 2017 and boasts one of the greatest renovation stories in Napa’s history.<p>If you're …

The 52 California Wineries You Need to Visit in 2018

So many wineries, so little time. Considering how many wineries populate the Bay Area and its surrounds (as in, thousands), figuring out where to go …

Wine

The Top 10 Napa County Wineries for a Wine Education

The Press Staff Pick<p>Learning wine isn’t easy. Between the winemaking process, the characteristics of different grape varieties, the farming practices …

Wine

The 10 Best Bourbons To Drink Right Now

32.3K<p>SHARES<p>America’s favorite spirit has never been hotter. Bourbon has soared in popularity over recent years for good reason: it’s a whiskey …

Napa's Most Beautiful Wine Tasting Rooms

From an art-filled atrium to a subterranean space inspired by Roman architecture, here are the most beautiful places to drink wine in the Napa …

Wall Art

25 cool family vacation spots across the USA

Yellowstone National Park: It's hard not to be impressed by all of the incredible natural wonders the world's first national park has to offer. Because an active volcano lies beneath Yellowstone National Park, the site has more than 10,000 hydrothermal features such as mudpots, hot springs and …

National Parks

The 5 best hikes in Napa for wine lovers

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>“I think a lot of folks come to the Napa Valley for wine,” says Chris Cahill. “Which is lovely. But there’s a natural Napa …

Wine

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

Wine

Your Napa Valley Winery Guide, Part One

Whether you’re looking for a classic winery, word-of-mouth indie or an off-the-beaten-track destination, this is your guide of Napa Valley wineries …

10 Luxurious New Stays in Napa Valley

Archer Hotel Napa<p>(Courtesy of Archer Hotel)<p>Opened in November 2017, the five-story <b>Archer Hotel</b> in downtown Napa lives up to the hype. It's all about …

A Modern Guide to Calistoga: The Coolest Stays, Most Delicious Eats, Spots to Shop + More

Where to Eat and Drink in Calistoga<p><b>Calistoga Inn Restaurant & Brewery</b><p>Enjoy a pint on the patio at the Calistoga Inn, the first brewery to produce …

The best smart home products of 2017

It’s been a banner year for the smart home, with new players and new products flooding the market. It’s never been easier or less expensive to …

Smart Homes

What is the blockchain? WIRED explains

It’s got stiff competition, but ‘blockchain’ might just be the tech buzzword <i>de jour</i>. Want to make your startup sound like it’s much more …

Blockchain

The Best Wine Festivals Across America

Wine and food festivals are paradise for wine obsessives — they’re ideal opportunities to explore wine regions and styles, to taste through dozens, …

This Parenting Mistake Could be Why Anxiety is at an All-Time High | Inc.com

Anxiety has become an epidemic, now eclipsing depression as the most common health disorder, particularly among younger people. While several hypotheses exist which try to point blame for the increasingly common condition, Norwegian researchers have found that the overprotection of children may …

Climbing

The Best Appointment-Only Tasting Experiences in Napa and Sonoma Wine Country

Now's the time to come back to wine country to show support for some of the best wineries in the world.<p>Some of the best experiences in Napa or Sonoma …

Wine

The 100+ Best Holiday Gifts of 2017

Give the Gift of Gear<p>Here it is: the ultimate 2017 holiday gift guide, compiled by our editors. To keep things simple, we’ve organized the list by …

Shopping

Lifx updates its light strip with HomeKit support

Lifx has released a new version of its Lifx Z light strip starter kit, with one key addition: it now supports Apple’s HomeKit smart home system. The updated Lifx Z also still supports Alexa and Google Assistant, so you’ll be set, no matter which tribe of smart home gear you pledge allegiance …

Linksys has a new tri-band range extender to eliminate WiFi dead spots

If you're not shopping for a new router but still need something to cover far-flung areas of your home (have you tried aluminum foil yet? Seriously.) check out the latest hardware from Linksys. This "Max-Stream Tri-Band AC3000 Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE9000)" brings all the bells and whistles needed …

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

Web Development

7 Ways to Master Slack and Save Time

Slack has over 6 million active users — that’s double the 3 million it had in 2016 — and we expect that number to continue to grow. It’s the internal …

How to create a pivot table in Excel to slice and dice your data

Microsoft Excel 2016, found in the Office suite, is the latest and greatest spreadsheet application from Redmond, and there’s a good reason so many …

How Blockchain Will Accelerate Business Performance and Power the Smart Economy

Political economist Francis Fukuyama predicted a future when social capital would be as important as physical capital, and that only those societies with a high degree of social trust would be able to create large-scale organizations capable of competing in the new economy.Two decades later, an …

Blockchain