Passport to Sonoma Valley
May 13, 2008 

Inside This Issue

TRAVEL: Wente Vineyards


TOP 10: Oxbow Market

WINE BUZZ: East Bay Wineries

May 13, 2008 Newsletter


Wente Looking Great for 125

Especially in America, even twenty-five years is a good stretch for a winery. So special congratulations are definitely in order to Wente Vineyards as it celebrates more than a hundred years longer than that. The 125th anniversary celebration is taking place throughout 2008, but in May things really heat up. Numerous events are slated to commemorate Wente's status as the country's oldest continuously operated family-owned winery. READ MORE >>


Jeff Cox - From Farm to Table

"I want to help people discover their unique preferences in fine wines so they become their own experts," says Jeff Cox, author and owner of From Farm to Table. Jeff Cox has a very colorful background in wine and food, especially when it comes to writing. During his time as managing editor of Organic Gardening magazine in the 1970s, Jeff planted a vineyard on his property. . . READ MORE >>

TOP 10

Oxbow Public Market

If the flurry of construction that's been underway along the waterfront in downtown Napa is any indicator, the once-sleepy city is on the brink of becoming a major tourist destination. And the Oxbow Public Market ( - at just three months' old one of the newest additions to the downtown area - may be one of the city's most promising new arrivals. READ MORE >>


East Bay, CA Wineries

Most people rightly associate Wine Country - no matter which region you're talking about -- with the country. It's hard not to think about with Wine Country experience and not think about the bucolic countryside. It's the most common setting when one thinks about wineries and vineyards. But there is a growing trend in cities around the nation that is shaking that perception by its rootstock.


Vino Bello Resort - Exclusive $149 Weekday Special!

Vino Bello Resort, with its Old-World Tuscan charm, welcomes you to Napa Valley with style and grace. This is Wine Country at its best. Here you'll find luxurious condo-style accommodations, fine amenities and gracious service, all designed to make your visit to Napa Valley a memorable one. Exclusive offer! Weekday rates from as low as $149/night. Enter Code: WNCTRY.

Passport to Sonoma Valley

Explore the unique charm of Sonoma Valley, California's Original Wine Country! Tour one day or the entire weekend as over 40 Sonoma Valley Wineries present over 250 exceptional wines, delicious food pairings and delightful amusement. Your passport includes commemorative wine glass, unlimited tastings, discounts on wine purchases and entry to Sonoma Valley's acclaimed wineries and hidden gems not normally open to the public. One day passes are $45 and weekend passes are $50. Buy online today!

Cruise California Wine Country

Indulge yourself in the wonderful world of California wine, on a leisurely cruise experience that takes you deep into the famed Napa and Sonoma wine valleys. Both wine novices and connoisseurs will enjoy tastings and interactive discussions about the history, mystery and delicacies of wine. Click here for your free brochure and DVD

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