Nov. 27, 2006

Inside This Issue

Wine Expert: Blind Tasting 411

Of Swings and Steaks: Golf Getaways for Guys

NEW: Shop Exclusive Experiences

Wine Country Personality: Catherine Bergen

November 27, 2006 Newsletter


Blind Tasting 411

Come on, admit it: you're dying to know. Just how do professional sommeliers identify the seemingly endless varieties of wine out there with just a quick sniff and a little taste? Allow me to enlighten you: it's not brain surgery.



Golf Getaways for Guys

The Wine Country Weekend typically conjures images of a handholding, cracker-and-cheese nibbling, bubbly-sipping extravaganza. It's a Couple's Paradise. But what about a foursome? Not talking here about double dating; talking instead about four guys looking for fun in Wine Country. Get the scoop on Guy's Golf Getaways that deliver dream greens and man-sized steaks. CLICK HERE >>


Shop Exclusive Experiences

Why not give the gift of an unforgettable day in Wine Country? Now you can capture the Exclusive Experience for those wine, food and travel adventures in your life, like the ultimate Guy's and Girl's Golf Getaway, or a Wine Tasting Extravaganza with friends. Search over 40 Exclusive Experiences now. CLICK HERE >>


Catherine Bergen

Over the past six years Catherine Bergen local culinary entrepreneur and founder of Made In Napa Valley®, has developed over 70 intensely flavored gourmet food products and been awarded two listings on the "O" list in Oprah Winfrey's O Magazine. Find out more about this Wine Country innovator and her one-of-a-kind products . CLICK HERE >>


New Year's Eve at the Yountville Inn

Slip into the chic and fabulous style of Napa Valley for your 2006 New Year's bash. The Yountville Inn invites you to spend two magical nights relaxing in a deluxe room, sipping on sparkling and 2 tickets to the exclusive party at the Vintage 1870 Historic Barrel Room. Valid December 30 and 31st, 2006 only. Purchase this inclusive package through only.

Private Residence Club at Calistoga Ranch

Nestled on 157 acres just off the Silverado Trail lies a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the Napa Valley lifestyle. Surrounded by a private vineyard, Calistoga Ranch offers exclusive access to the wine country with the unparalleled amenities of an Auberge Resort. Named "Best of the Best" by Robb Report for new resorts. Limited ownership opportunities available. Visit us online to learn more about this unique opportunity.

Villagio Inn & Spa Lodging Specials

Make Napa Valley getaway plans at Villagio Inn & Spa for the upcoming holiday season before it's too late. Lodging packages feature romance or spa indulgences, spacious rooms with fireplace, an oversize sunken bathtub, champagne breakfast buffet, and complimentary bottle of wine in your guestroom. All specials end December 28, 2006 so book online now or take advantage of the fun and exciting New Year's Eve Package! Visit website for full details and reservations or call (800) 351.1133 for more information.

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