April 18, 2007 Newsletter
to Visit Yountville
Wine Country is filled with magical vignettes to experience- towns that are
home to hidden gems for dining, wine tasting and shopping. WineCountry.com
uncovers these unique areas starting with Napa Valley’s walking town of Yountville.
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THE SAVVY TRAVELER
Whether it’s the Prada, the Pinot or the prosciutto that does it for you,
wine country festivals bring together wine country’s best assets in one place,
usually along with a dash of live music, dancing and games. Get your how-to
guide on wine country festivals.
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Surfing the Swell of Coastal Vintages
It might seem unusual in a coastal town known for surfing and with a march-to-its-own-drummer
attitude to plan a wine-tasting itinerary. But in Santa Cruz, which claims
the title of Surf City USA and is home to the UC Santa Cruz “Banana Slugs,”
wine is one of the best reasons for visiting.
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WINE COUNTRY PERSONALITY
Landmark Vineyards has catapulted from a little-known winery to world-class
prominence under Michael and Mary Colhoun's guidance. In addition to their
award-winning Chardonnays, the winery produces two superior Pinot Noirs
and has a growing Syrah program in their hand-crafted wine collection.
Ultimate Wine & Dine in Healdsburg
Indulge in bubbles at J Winery, dine on wine country cuisine by renowned
Chef Charlie Palmer and soak in the posh amenities with the Hotel Healdsburg.
This two night Exclusive Experience offer is found only on WineCountry.com.
This luxury inn and spa in Sonoma has taken
the in-room Spa experience to a new level with the introduction of their
new Garden Spa Suites. Each suite includes your own private garden with
a Japanese teahouse and teak wine tub, waterfall and outdoor shower.
Other amenities include a 40-jet hydrotherapy tub that opens to your
fireplace. Visit their website at www.macarthurplace.com for Spring Specials
or call toll-free (800) 722-1866
Vintners Inn offers luxurious lodging surrounded
by relaxing views of lush vineyards and sparkling fountains. This small,
four-star Sonoma Hotel is also just steps away from the best dining experience
in Sonoma County at the award-winning John Ash & Co. Restaurant.
Make reservations today and immerse yourself in the serenity and beauty
of wine country lodging at its best.
The best of both worlds- wine country meets
the city by the bay. On May 19, spend the day wine tasting along the
historic San Francisco waterfront at this year’s Uncorked! event. WineCountry.com
is a proud sponsor of this wine and food tasting extravaganza at Ghiradelli
Square. In partnership with COPIA, Ghriadelli Square will host more than
30 wineries to represent their extraordinary vintages. Tickets for the
wine tasting festivities can be purchased online now. Visit www.ghiradellisq.com.
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