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Intimate Wine, Dine and Stays:

Getaway for a Weekend in Wine Country
Add that special romance to your relationship with these intimate wine, dine and overnight stays – you are just a weekend away. Just enough time to taste some great wines, enjoy a delicious dinner and relax in a warm, fire lit bedroom. recommends these top favorites:

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1. Healdsburg Plaza – Chic Cuisine
Take in the posh plaza activities with a stay at the Hotel Healdsburg. Dine on wine country cuisine by renowned Chef Charlie Palmer- located at the hotel’s Dry Creek Kitchen Restaurant - plus indulge in bubbles at J Winery - the hotel stay includes a wine tasting of J's older vintages and small production wines paired with culinary delights. Read More

2. Sea Rock Inn - Mendocino
Escape to the romantic coast of Mendocino and retreat to an ocean view cottage. This time of year restaurants present beautiful seasonal crab dishes. Indulge at the Sea Rock with a relaxing couples massage, dining in Mendocino and wine country breakfast each morning. From your fire lit room, you will experience the true beauty of the Mendocino coast with spectacular views.
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3. New FARM Restaurant - Napa Valley
The new FARM Restaurant at the Carneros Inn offers a menu reflecting elegant food that highlights the region’s wines and local agriculture. The atmosphere presents an outdoor living room styled alfresco lounge, cathedral ceilings, two fireplaces and warm dining room. Getaway for the authentic, elegant wine country experience with an overnight cottage stay at the sophisticated Carneros Inn and visit to their spa. Read more

4. Russian River Valley Vineyard Escape
Olivet Grange and Inman Family Wines in the heart of the Russian River Valley offer access to stay in their plush farmhouse cottage surrounded by vineyards and gardens. Spend the day with owner Kathleen touring the Inman Family vines. Then curl up and sip wine by the fireplace before heading to dinner at Syrah restaurant- for a special chef tasting menu and wine pairing. Read More

5. Alexander Valley Cottage Stay
Discover the natural beauty and abundance of Alexander Valley, Wine Enthusiast Magazine's "Wine Region of the Year." Some of the most intimate escapes occur in private cottages like the Lancaster Cottage, a secluded private home with an inviting gourmet kitchen – to cook up your own romantic dinner. The stay includes an exclusive twilight tour and tasting at the nearby Lancaster Estate Winery. Read More

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