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Bike & Kayak- Ride, Wine & Dine Tour
Ok men, it’s time to ride, raft and raise a glass to the perfect day.  Start off the day with a Ride, Wine and Din - it’s a relaxing ride around the vineyards enjoying the fresh air, tasting a bit of wine and enjoying an outdoor lunch.  Then after lunch, head to Lake Hennessy for some seriously fun paddling.  During your kayaking adventure, you could spot numerous species of birds, maybe even a deer or bald eagle. No experience required, the guides at Napa Valley Bike Tours lead the way.  
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Summer BBQ & Zinfandel Celebration
No wimpy wines here. Ravenswood Winery - off Sonoma Square - celebrates summer with their BBQ serious and red wine releases. Grab the guys for a day away in Sonoma wine country with Tennessee Barbeque, bold Zinfandel and the great outdoors. Ravenswood Chef will prepare authentic barbeque while you enjoy live Music and great summer wine deals. Stay nearby on Sonoma Square at the MacArthur Place, Ledson Hotel & Harmony Lounge or the Cottage Inn and Spa. Make your reservations for the party on August 18 with Ravenswood Winery. 
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Silverado Resort Golf Getaway
At Napa Valley’s Silverado Resort, your group of guys can chose between the two 18-hole Robert Trent Jones-designed courses. The courses play among ponds, lakes, and creeks; with tricky trees coming factoring into several holes. For the post-round cocktail and dinner, Silverado has two good choices: the recently refurbished Royal Oak, and the venerable Grill at Silverado, a casual atmosphere ideal for lying to your friends about your score.    
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Hunting Wines in a Stretch Hummer
What is more masculine than riding around country roads in a Hummer? Maybe.. riding around with fifteen or so of your guy friends in a stretch Hummer hunting for the best reds in wine country.  If you live in the bay area or are coming out to visit, the eight-hour Wine Tour with Beau Wine Tours can start from any San Francisco or East Bay location at around 9 am and return by 5 pm. There’s no excuse now for all the guys not to come out to wine country just for a day of adventures that will leave you filled with unforgettable memories.
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Serious Wine & Food Experience
We know that many of you guys out there love to cook and take it seriously. This culinary experience for you and a friend or son will begin as you arrive to an estate on Howell Mountain. You will be welcomed by proprietors Chef DJ and Chef Kent, and warm up for the day with hors d'oeuvre and a glass of wine.  Then progress to the kitchen where you will be involved in the preparation of the grand meal with the best local ingredients. Seated overlooking the valley you will savor your five-course meal while Greg Brown of T-Vine Cellars or another Napa Valley vintner discusses the wines paired with each course.
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