Sonoma Showcase
July 10, 2007WineCountry.com 

Inside This Issue

This Weekend : Sonoma Showcase!

Savvy Traveler: Snack Attack

Wine Country Personality: Nancy Hawks Miller

Wine Buzz:Premium Batch Wines

Dining: Angéle - A Heavenly Addiction

July 10, 2007 Newsletter

THIS WEEKEND

Sonoma Showcase

For travelers looking to get in on a little Sonoma action, there's no better excuse than the upcoming Sonoma County Showcase Weekend of Wine & Food. Taking place July 12-15 at wineries and other spots throughout Sonoma County, Showcase offers a ton of opportunities to experience this very cool region, all in the context of a weekend-long party. Sounds tempting, right? READ MORE >>

SAVVY TRAVELER

Snack Attack

Used to be, the kind of sandwich you picked up in wine country was simple fare. It was the kind of thing you grabbed without too much thought during a routine pit stop between winery visits, to stave your hunger until you tucked into your real meal later that night. READ MORE >>

WINE COUNTRY PERSONALITY

Nancy Hawks Miller

Landing in the world of wine and growing a lasting career, Nancy Hawks Miller, Director of Education at Goosecross Cellars, has been a wine education professional for over 20 years. READ MORE >>

WINE BUZZ

Go Premium Yourself

In our do-it-yourself world, people remodel their kitchens and build their own outdoor decks. Now, add to the list, making their own wine fine wine. Sure, folks have been making their own wine (and outrunning the local sheriff) for centuries.
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DINING

Angéle - Heavenly Addiction

When friends and I spontaneously decide to lunch in Napa, I always ask my guests where we should go. But it's a rhetorical question. Almost invariably, I already know where we will end up. READ MORE >>

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San Saba - A Special Venue

San Saba Vineyard's Tasting Room and Barrel Room are a unique setting for special events. Clean-lined architecture is warmed by adobe colored stucco and large custom wooden doors that open to bring the outside in. San Saba has hosted groups as diverse as bachelorette parties, 50th birthday celebrations, corporate Christmas parties and Japanese trade delegation luncheons. At San Saba, your event can be as memorable as the occasion.

Free Wine-
tasting 101 Class on July 25th

From Napa Valley to your computer, Master of Wine Peter Marks teaches you the basics. This 30 minute session brought to you by Copia offers the ABCs of wine tasting including spit bucket etiquette and an insider’s list of "don't-miss" wineries. Learn about this and more during this free online class July 25th 4:00 PST

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