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Inside This Issue . . .

TRAVEL: Romantic Spa Getaways

EVENT: Pigs & Pinot

PERSONALITY: Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs

FOOD & WINE: Plight of the Cab Drinker

January 20, 2010 Newsletter

TRAVEL

Romantic Spa Getaways

Dreaming of spending a romantic day basking in total repose with your beloved? Well, dream no more. Now is your chance to get away and enjoy a day of relaxation, rejuvenation with a spa escape. . .
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ROMANTIC EVENTS IN WINE COUNTRY >>

EVENT

Pigs & Pinot

Held at award-winning Hotel Healdsburg, this event "brings together the country's most prolific pork and wine professionals, including four Master Sommeliers, toasting and tasting their way to determine the winner of the coveted Pinot Cup". Buy a la carte event tickets January 21st at 12 noon (PST). READ MORE >>

WINE COUNTRY PERSONALITY

Dr. Wilkinson's
Hot Springs Resort

Born and raised in Calistoga, where ancient volcanic activity left the region rich with hot mineral springs, volcanic ash, and mud resulting from the mixture of the two, Mark Wilkinson and Carolynne Wilkinson Clair co-own and operate Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort. READ MORE >>

FOOD & WINE

The Plight of the Cab-Drinker

One of the biggest challenges facing a fan of cabernet sauvignon is finding foods that stand up to their bold and brawny wine. Unless you subsist entirely on red meats, you have no doubt noticed cab's tendency to overwhelm or clash with more delicate flavors and . . . READ MORE >>

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