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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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Travaasa Austin Named a Top Organic Spa in the World

We are honored to announce Travaasa Austin has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Organic Spas in the world by Organic Spa Magazine. The magazine praises Travaasa Austin for its authentically natural and organic products, certified organic cotton sheets, locally sourced food from the property’s organic farm and its in-house irrigation system: “Tucked into…

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Red, White & Bubbly: Independence Day Cocktails

As you celebrate America’s birthday with your closest friends and family on the 4th, take the time to sit back and enjoy the true tastes of summer with this delicious Melon Cocktail. The watermelon and champagne will leave you feeling cool and refreshed, and the colorful fruit topping makes this drink the perfect choice for your patriotic party. Ingredients…

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Shot of Fernet with a Side of Espresso & Onward to Piedmont

Travaasa Austin sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting the first leg of his trip in the Piedmont region. In the Italian Opera “Tosca” by Giacomo Puccini, the painter Mario Cavaradossi becomes conflicted when comparing his…

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Travaasa Austin’s Resident Sommelier Goes to Italy

If you’re not entirely familiar with the responsibilities of a certified sommelier, a sommelier is a highly skilled and talented professional who has an exceptional understanding of wines, their composition, how they’re made and their palatable contribution to your menu selections. Sommeliers are expected to have a fundamental and expounded knowledge of primarily wine but also spirits,…

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Popsicles: The Ultimate Summer Treat At Any Age

No matter your age, nothing says “summer” like enjoying an ice-cold popsicle under the sun! Hopefully by now we’ve all learned the art of strategically devouring a melting ice pop in middle of summer, but if not, we’re not here to judge those sticky (but tasty!) fingers. While homemade ice cream can be a bit tricky and requires…

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Experience Solo Travel at Travaasa

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” - Henry David Thoreau  Mr. Thoreau was definitely onto something with that one. We spend so much of our lives waiting and not enough of it doing, not to mention that time itself is a luxury…

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