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November 8, 2007 

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SAVVY TRAVELER: Diary of a Crush - Part 2


ACTIVITIES: Wine and Golf


SPECIAL OFFER: Romance Escape - $275!

November 8, 2007 Newsletter

Savvy Traveler

Diary of a Crush - Part 2

Friday dawned crisp and cold in the Russian River, where I was staying with Kenny and his family. Although Kenny had left for the winery before 6 to supervise early morning harvest-related activities, I'd been given the go-ahead to sleep in and catch up on a few emails before heading out to meet him.


Connie Gore

Check into the most luxurious, romantic spot along the Napa River and you are bound to have nearly every aspect of your unforgettable stay overseen by one woman, Connie Gore. As General Manager of Milliken Creek Inn & Spa , her everyday duties include upholding the inn's philosophy: to marry the quality, service and amenities of a five star resort with . . .


Golf and Wine

If you’ve read this space before—even occasionally (you do, right?)—then you already know of my penchant for golf, good food, and wine. And when the opportunity presents itself to combine all three, it’s generally easy for me to get fully on board with the plan. Not surprisingly, a few in my well-established inner circle are similarly persuaded. READ MORE >>


Seeing Stars

OK, so I couldn’t let this go by without acknowledging it. Because not too long ago in this space, I offered my humble insight into what I have long considered the most power-packed dining destination per square mile in the United States. READ MORE >>


Romance Package

A Bottle of Chilled Champagne delivered to your guestroom sets the tone for your escape! The Romance Package includes deluxe accommodations for two featuring a fireplace and oversize sunken bathtub, champagne breakfast buffet and much more! Reserve online. READ MORE >>


Yountville Inn - Winter in Wine Country

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