2nd Annual Pinot Days Festival
June 2006 WineCountry.com

Inside This Issue…

Travel: Indie Wine Festival in Portland, Oregon

Travel: Oregon Wine Country Summer Guide

Recipe: Strawberries & Cream Napoleon

Event: Sonoma Salute to the Arts

Contest: Napa Culinary Package

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June 2006 Online Newsletter

TRAVEL

Indie Wine Festival in Portland, Oregon

Winegrowers Jack and Kathleen Carter barely made 500 cases of Pinot Noir in 2003. With highly desirable Pinot grapes growing on their Eola Hills property (just west of Salem, Oregon) since the late 1980's, most of their . . . READ MORE>>

TRAVEL

Oregon Wine Country Summer Guide

Depending on what region you're visiting —the hot south or the more temperate north–summer can be either dry and hot, or more humid and hot. But either way, you'll likely be plenty warm, so pack for the weather. . READ MORE>>

RECIPE

Strawberries & Cream Napoleon

A delicious story, read the new novel by Michele Scott "Murder by the Glass" that is full of wine country romance, mystery and RECIPES! This wine lover's mystery takes place in Napa and Sonoma Wine Country and . . . READ MORE>>

EVENT

Sonoma Salute to the Arts

Mark your calendars! The Sonoma Salute to the Arts Celebration is July 28-30, 2006. Festivities will include a bounty of wine, delicious gourmet cuisine, art and entertainment. Visit online for more details. READ MORE>>

CONTEST

Napa Culinary Package

Take a tour of The Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, CA. Watch two different live cooking demonstrations . . . Then, sit down for a scrumptious gourmet meal for two at the Greystone Restaurant . . . READ MORE>>

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