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Reggio Emilia: An Appellation Seeped In Tradition & Flavor

Travaasa Austin sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto and Verona. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in the Emilia Romagna region, this time to uncover the secrets of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale. In close proximity to the…

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The Brighter Benefits Of Sun Exposure

In India, it was known as atapa snana. In Greece, heliotosis. We now refer to it in the U.S. as heliotherapy. Call it what you like, but the benefits of sun exposure are well known among many different cultures. While our generation is regularly reminded of the dangers of the sun, we should also keep in…

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Lambrusco Pairs With Everything: Emilia Romagna

Travaasa Austin sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto and Verona. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in the Emilia Romagna region. Just southwest of the Veneto lays an area of wealth and development that…

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Tailgate Tastes: Travaasa Beef Sliders for the Win

You may have been grilling all summer long but come tailgate season,  your standard patty on sesame probably won’t win you the hostess game. But worry not as Travaasa’s got the perfect “bite size” burger for even the smallest of portable grills. Not only is it easy to prepare, convenient to serve and forgiving to those who always go for seconds, but…

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10 Tips for Solo Travelers in Maui

While it’s often painted as the perfect honeymoon or family destination, Maui offers a whole new variety of opportunities for those intrigued enough to explore it on their own. If you can’t seem to find the perfect travel partner, sometimes all you need to do is look in the mirror, as Maui is the perfect place to…

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New Year’s Resolution Check-In: Reassess & Re-inspire

With the calendar year half over, Independence Month is the perfect time to check in on those New Years Resolutions to assess progress and maybe even re-evaluate your goals for the year. Whether your mission was to get fit, travel more or learn a new skill, many people loose sight of those intentions after just a few months. Life gets busy,…

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The Mille Migilia & A Birthday For The Books In Verona

Travaasa Austin sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto and Verona. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in the Verona region. For nearly 100 years, there has been an endurance race that slates…

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Veneto: Where Things That Grow Together, Go Together

Travaasa Austin sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont and Veneto. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in the Veneto region. We arrived late last night and had a powerhouse dinner with the winemaker…

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