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Top Ten: Winter Getaways in Wine Country

Wine Country Personality: Sondra Bernstein

The Savvy Traveler: Holiday Wines

Itinerary: Walking in a Wine-ter Wonderland

Day Trip: Sparkling Wineries

December 13, 2006 Newsletter


Winter Getaways

Winter is magical in Wine Country. Make a resolution to do something new this season or take someone special on a getaway as a gift. Hotels and wineries are all beautifully decorated. Check out's Top 10 Getaways. READ MORE >>


Sondra Bernstein

Just like a ripe fig, the girl & the fig food is fresh and bursting with flavor. In addition to her restaurant, Sondra Bernstein owns the fig pantry market and Les Petites Maisons cottages. The new Exclusive Experience combines her vision for the wine and food lover. READ MORE >>


Holiday Wines

It's that time of year again, and you have no idea which wines to pair with your turkey and stuffing or honey-glazed ham. Do you stick with your usual favorites, Pinot and Cab? Or do you try something like a Gruner Veltliner, to make a big statement? READ MORE >>


Wine-ter Wonderland

Winter in the Wine Country takes on a whole new and delightfully romantic identity. The traffic goes dormant, just like the vines. Tasting rooms are less crowded. And hot days are replaced by warm seats in front of the fireplace. READ MORE >>


Sparkling Wineries

Sparkling wines and champagnes are delightful wines to drink and explore. Let lead you through a day's itinerary of lesser known stops on the champagne trails. READ MORE >>


Special Rate: Napa Valley Winter Getaway

Celebrate the holidays or a special occasion in Wine Country this winter. Experience the gracious hospitality of the Napa Valley Lodge at a seasonal rate of just $179. Getaway to your deluxe guestroom with terrace overlooking the vineyards and enjoy a complimentary signature bottle of wine and a champagne breakfast. Set in a picturesque vineyard, they offer the personalized service of an exclusive hotel. Special rate online now. Expires Jan. 31, 2007!

Special Offer: Holidays at Vino Bello Resort

Visit the gateway to Napa Valley and Sonoma this December. It's the perfect time of year to shop the valleys and take in some relaxed wine tasting. Starting at just $99 mid-week, Vino Bello Resort offers condo style accommodations with luxurious amenities including complimentary wine, access to heated pool & jetted tubs. Call (866) 414.VINO and mention! or book reservations online now.

Wine Gift: Napa Valley Private Wine Tasting

Get your wine lover the perfect gift this season. Tour with winemakers and taste the best of Napa Valley wines at Staglin Family Winery. Includes a complimentary bottle of Staglin Chardonnay. Special package offer is $250 for 2 people. Tour includes the winery, garden and family estate. Buy on now.

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