Livermore Wine Country
October 15, 2008 WineCountry.com 

Inside This Issue

LIFE STORY: Breast Cancer: A Survival Story

TRAVEL: Livermore: More to Love

WINE BUZZ: Picking Through Harvest Season

SPECIAL OFFER: Fall Crush Package

October 15, 2008 Newsletter

LIFE STORY

Breast Cancer: A Survival Story

To many drivers traversing the gusty Altamont Pass east of San Francisco Bay, Livermore Valley is little more than the vast open space they drive though before reaching the sea of windmills atop Altamont, one of the world's most important - and hard to miss - wind energy generation sites . . .
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TRAVEL

Livermore: More to Love

To many drivers traversing the gusty Altamont Pass east of San Francisco Bay, Livermore Valley is little more than the vast open space they drive though before reaching the sea of windmills atop Altamont, one of the world's most important - and hard to miss - wind energy generation sites. . . READ MORE >>

WINE BUZZ

Picking Through Harvest Season

I love harvest for so many reasons. Most have to do with the time of year--I'm a big fan of fall; the crisp air, the changing colors, the shortening days, the whole thing. But with particular regard to wine itself, harvest is an obviously interesting time of year. It's the time of year at which everything that happened in the preceding months comes to bear in the vineyards. READ MORE >>

SPECIAL OFFER

Silverado Resort's Fall Crush Package

Experience the Napa Valley at the time that everyone is talking about....The Fall Crush! High Season at a great rate with these all these extras: Resort Guestroom with King Bed, $10 dining certificate in The Grill at Silverado, 20% off select Spa treatments, VIP coupon booklet to the Napa Premium Outlets, VIP wine tasting at Markham Vineyards, Conn Creek Winery and Judd's Hill Winery. Book online or call 800-532-0500 and mention "CRUSH"; Certain restrictions apply. CLICK HERE >>

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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. Stay 2 or more nights and receive a $75 Resort Credit to be used for spa services, restaurant and wine tasting at the resort. Rates start from $136/night. www.VinoBelloResort.com

Livermore: No Better Place to Play!

If you are looking for a perfect place to play, Livermore/Tri-Valley, California is it! Taste wine, shop, dine, golf or even take a balloon ride. No matter what you choose, a trip to Livermore/Tri-Valley Wine Country will keep you busy! And what better place to play than surrounded by beautiful scenery only an hour's drive from San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco.

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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