Landmark Winery
Apr 18, 2007 

Inside This Issue

Top Ten: Reasons to Visit Yountville

Savvy Traveler: Festival 411

Itinerary: Surfing the Swell of Coastal Vintages

Wine Country Personality: Landmark Vineyards

April 18, 2007 Newsletter


Reasons 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. uncovers these unique areas starting with Napa Valley’s walking town of Yountville.


Festival 411

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.


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.


Landmark Vineyards

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



New Garden Spa Suites at MacArthur Place

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 for Spring Specials or call toll-free (800) 722-1866



Vintners Inn

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.




Uncorked! Wine Tasting Event

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. 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



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