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TRAVEL: Save on a Napa Valley Vacation

WINE BUZZ: Wine & Politics?

FOOD: Chocolate, Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

SPECIAL OFFER: Wine Train Harvest Special

September 3, 2008 Newsletter

TRAVEL

Save Money on a Napa Valley Vacation

Napa Valley is a vacation destination with abundant resources - incredible wineries, memorable cuisine, unusual cultural attractions, innovative spas and distinctive resorts. While the Valley has long drawn visitors from around the world, there is a persistent perception that the destination is always expensive. Not so, says the staff at Silverado Resort . . . READ MORE >>

WINE BUZZ

Wine and Politics?

All eyes on politics! Unless you're living under a rock, the country is in the midst of Democratic and Republican National Conventions this week and next. Brian Rosen (President of Wine and Spirits) reports that young people are on the political scene enthused and hosting their own parties while discussing the issues of their political party . . . READ MORE >>

FOOD

Cookies!

Chocolate, cherries, oatmeal and walnuts...what a fabulous combination. It's a popular treat with guests at Craftsman Inn located in Calistoga. We're sure it will be one of your favorites too!
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SPECIAL OFFER

Wine Train Harvest Special

The Napa Valley Wine Train represents the best of your Napa Valley experience. Enjoy a three hour journey through the beautiful vineyards during harvest in our lavishly restored rail cars. Sip hard to find wines while you savor exquisite cuisine that is prepared, as our chef says "a la minute." When booking online, enter promotional code 50TF to receive $25.00 off a Gourmet Express, Vista Dome, or Silverado car ticket. Please visit us online at winetrain.com/specials for more details.
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Cruise West

SAVE 25 % on your cruise with our new Stowaway program for Flexible travelers. 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 learn a lot about the history, mystery and delicacies of wine. Click here for your free brochure and DVD.

Top Honors for San Saba Sauvignon Blanc

San Saba Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2007 was awarded Best Varietal by Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Competition. This Sauvignon Blanc is all estate grown and has the characteristics of both New Zealand and California. A rich bouquet of lime zest and grapefruit leads to a grassy finish that is distinctly Californian. Only 300 cases were bottled; suggested retail is $18. Contact San Saba at 800-998-7222 or sansaba.com.

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