Beth Graham

Beth Graham

Member Since: Feb 2014

Beth serves as the Associate Editor for the IFWTWA magazine, FWT Food Wine Travel. She writes about the things that feed her soul - food, wine and travel. As a PR consultant for more than 28 years, she represented some of the top luxury resorts, chefs and destinations worldwide conducting media relations and social media campaigns to increase brand awareness. As a freelance writer, she draws on that storytelling experience to share the unique and often untold stories about cultures and destinations through the personalities. She loves to interview the people behind the scenes who make our food and travel experiences special. A former expat of Milan, Italy, she continues to visit Italy often and blog about her adventures. As the wine tourism industry explodes, Beth takes readers to some of the most luxurious destinations and vineyards. She regularly writes for JustLuxe and Orbitz and her work has been published in print and digital magazines including The Local Palate, Luxe Beat, Winerist, The Examiner, Departures, San Antonio Magazine, Water's Edge and many others. 

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Published Articles (30)

7 wellness resorts that really get it right


The challenge to get guests in tip-top shape is heating up as resorts expand their holistic offerings to focus on total wellness—that’s physical, mental and spiritual. Here are seven resorts […]

A 36 Hour Getaway in Milan


Milan may be the world’s fashion capital but there’s much more to this city than haute couture. Milan is home to some of Italy’s most famous architecture and art. On your next European trip, opt for a two-day layover and…

NOLA’s Pontchartrain Hotel is a Perfect Spot to Stay During Mardis Gras


New Orleans’ iconic Pontchartrain Hotel has reopened after an extensive renovation and it’s everything you could want in a luxury stay. It sits on a quaint street corner in the garden district, surrounded by 200-year-old oak trees, with Mardi Gras…
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Phuket’s Trisara Resort Offers the Ultimate Thai Experience


The award-winning Trisara Resort in Phuket recently reopened with a new focus on giving guests the ultimate Thai experience. Trisara, Sanskrit for “The Garden in The Third Heaven,” lives up to its name as a resort wrapped in a tropical…

‘Best New Restaurant’ Winner is Dolce Italian Restaurant


Dolce Italian Restaurant was the inaugural winner of Bravo TV’s new culinary competition, ‘Best New Restaurant,’ in 2015. It won not only for its exceptional menu, but also for the overall restaurant concept including the decor and ambience.…

Nigel Barker Weighs In on Traveling


Nigel Barker is best known as a global fashion photographer and as one of the judges on America’s Next Top Model. I caught up with Nigel at the grand opening of the AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza.…

The Alluring Charm of Carmel-by-the-Sea


Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quick drive from Monterey, is a tiny village along the Pacific Coast. The streets are pedestrian-friendly, lined with art galleries, wine tastings, performing arts venues, and cafés. There’s so much packed into this one-square mile enclave that you’ll…

Exploring St. Augustine


Exploring St. Augustine, America’s Oldest City including historic sites, a luxury hotel and amazing food…

A Passion For Wine, Redefined


A visit with the global brand ambassador of Achaval-Ferrer Wines about the estates and the vines in Mendoza, Argentina. This group of friends came together with a singular goal: to make world-class red wines that reflected the unique terroirs of…

An Epicurean Adventure at LA’s Original Farmers Market


A tour of LA’s famed farmers market for ethnic eats and culinary history. I recently had an opportunity to tag along on a Melting Pot Food Tours of the famed Los Angeles Farmers Market. I’ll admit, I hadn’t properly done…

4 Reasons to Stay at an Agriturismo in Italy


People are “flocking” to the countryside of Tuscany and Umbria to experience the typical Italian lifestyle, and also to escape the tourists. And instead of choosing traditional hotel accommodations, which are sparse in this part of the country, they’re opting…

4 Tips for Navigating Hotel Reviews


How do you choose the perfect hotel for your vacation? How do you avoid properties under construction, crowded weekends and missing amenities? I’ll tell you how to navigate the reviews and do the research like a real pro.…

Top 10 Things To Do in Australia


I recently made my first trip to Australia and nail down the top 10 things every traveler must do, from diving the Great Barrier Reef to sunning on Bondi Beach to dining at The Rocks.…

Italy trip planning: Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscany, Umbria


Everything you need to know about hitting the top spots in Italy and maximizing your time and experience…

Why I need to live in France


I need to live abroad. I love the pace of life in Europe. I love the plethora of outdoor cafes, and the fact that they’re always full, any time of day. I mean who just sits and relaxes and drinks…

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Famed Strip District


A tour through Pittsburgh’s popular Strip District, a unique destination lined with international food markets…

A Southern Fish Camp Road Trip


Fish camps are changing with the times and become more modern destinations.…

ItalyTravel: 4 Reasons to Stay in a Private Villa


Choosing a private villa versus a hotel or resort in Italy could be the best decision you make.…

In Search of Authentic Cracker Cuisine in Florida


The history of old-Florida cracker cooking and two personalities working to revive this method of cooking.…

High Profile Luxury at One Ocean Resort & Spa


North Florida’s One Ocean Resort & Spa offers guests an added amenity with private docents who provide personalized concierge services.…

WINE THERAPY AND THE ANTI-AGING PROPERTIES OF GRAPES


The benefits of wine for the skin and where to find some of the top wine spas…

Omni Amelia Island’s New $85M Makeover Includes a Rum & Tequila Experience


The Omni Amelia Island recently completed an $85 million “re-imagination” making a world-class luxury beach resort.…

Experience Burgundy Through the Eyes of a French Chef With a 7-Day Cooking Program


Published in Just Luxe. A first person account of seven days at a French cooking school in Burgundy.…

Umbria’s Top Wines and Wineries


Published in Global Writes. A tour of Umbria Italy to uncover some of the newer wineries.…

HOG DAYS OF SUMMER


Published in The Local Palate. I visit with the farmers of Black Hog Farm who are on a mission to change the way America eats.…

Italy Embraces Luxury Wine Travel


Published In Luxe Beat magazine. Italian winemakers in the Tuscany and Umbria regions of Italy are offering luxury accommodations and attractions for wine lovers.…

EXPLORING THE FOODS AND WINES OF BURGUNDY


Published on Winerist.com. My first trip to the Burgundy region of France where I spend the week with a chef and visit the wineries of the region.…

REASON #860 WHY I LOVE ITALY: TRUFFLE HUNTING


Truffle hunting tours offered through the Le Marche region of Italy…

Discover Umbria’s Top Wines and Wineries


Published on Winerist.com. A visit through Umbria to explore some of the up-and-coming wineries…

Boutique Winery and Wine Hotel in Tuscany


Published on Winerist.com. A visit to the Baracchi estate, with its luxury hotel and vineyard, in Tuscany.…