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Unforgettable Places to Propose or Simply have a Romantic Date in WineCountry:

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6. Hot Air Balloon Ride over Napa & Sonoma Valleys
We can't deny it, there is nothing that can beat the feeling of floating over a rainbow of vineyards and there is nothing more romantic either. Drifting together, in your private tour with a chilled bottle of sparkling wine, you'll not even need an earth-moving speech to announce your feelings. The scenery will speak for you. And every time you have to get up before the day officially breaks you will remember this moment.
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7. Anderson Valley Wine Country- Mendocino, California
Begin your unforgettable journey with a drive through Anderson Valley and end up in the beautiful village of Mendocino – The drive includes mountain cradled vineyard views, awe inspiring redwood forests that suddenly emerge on to the dramatic California coastline. Considered one of the most romantic places in Northern California, stroll through the quaint town and then drift out to the wave caressed cliffs of Mendocino for that special moment.

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8. Sparkling Wine and Magical Vistas- Sonoma & Napa
Nothing makes a moment feel more special or alive with romance than toasting with a glass of bubbly – on a dramatic winery balcony overlooking vineyards. There are a few perfect places for sparkling smiles and breath taking views such as Gloria Ferrer, Domaine Carneros and Artesa Winery. So relaxing, you'll be surprised to find that you will spend a good few hours on their sun drenched verandas.

9. Panoramic Views and Sterling Wines
Sterling Vineyards, located in Calistoga, has been long held as one of Napa Valley's landmark, “must-see” wineries, and has been a favorite destination of WineCountry.com staff for years. Gaze out over the scenic vineyards on your aerial tour, as you climb to the top of the breathtaking mountains. It's a perfect place for a romantic afternoon and a glass of cabernet.
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10. Tra Vigne Restaurant: St. Helena, CA
Always popular on the visitor list, Tra Vigne has a lovely “proposal table.” A little table surrounded by flowers and tons of candles. It is outside on their beautiful garden patio and availability depends on the weather, as well as which dates it has already been booked. This is still not that well known, so it is easy to get if you call soon!

Tra Vigne Restaurant (1050 Charter Oak Ave., St. Helena, CA 94574 (707) 963.4444)