From Washington, D.C, hop on 1-66 West and drive about 50 miles to Delaplane, Virginia. The area is known for fox hunts, farm-to-table agriculture, expansive country estates, and more
Even being born and raised in New Jersey, I never thought of the Garden State as my go-to for wineries…until Limoncello (Cello), our first German Shorthaired Pointer joined our
South of Washington, D.C. and north of Richmond, VA is the town of Fredericksburg, VA. Fredericksburg was a prominent port in Virginia during colonial times and during the Civil
This may be a surprise to you (it was to us): New York state is a top wine producer in the United States -- coming in 3rd behind California and
Vineyard owner champions new Virginia law allowing dogs inside tasting rooms.
It’s 11:00 a.m. on a summer Saturday in Delaplane, Virginia. At Barrel Oak Winery (BOW) the
Over the summer, Cork Hounds [finally] ventured west to the national [and arguably world] epicenter of wine -- Napa, California. For this trip, my co-founder Jeremy and dog Greta, stayed
In Part 1 of this two-part series, I looked at Forward and Reverse Geocoding using FourSquare's TwoFishes. I provided some background on TwoFishes, and shared some lessons that I learned
Last year, I created the Amazon Alexa Skill for Cork Hounds which takes a City/State, and responds with the nearest fully dog friendly vineyard. When I first started that
I grew up in a large family living in Michigan surrounded by lakes. But we never spent time vacationing at them because my mother distrusted lake water. Therefore, every summer
When you think of Arkansas you probably don't think of 'wine country,' but I'm here to tell y'all...
We ain't just moonshine and banjos!
Since the late 1800's immigrants
I lived in Atlanta, Georgia for 12 years, and in all that time I never ventured north toward the mountains, despite being able to see them from my condo in
My Cork Hound co-founder Jeremy, recently had friends in town for the weekend and we decided to spend some of the time exploring a dog-friendly vineyard in southern Maryland. So,
You may have noticed a recent change that we made to our search results having to do with Ratings. If you are curious as to why, this blog is for
I recently migrated our four containerized microservices from self managed Docker to AWS ECS. We are adding a lot more vineyards (the addition of California more than doubles the number