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TRAVEL: Hugging the Coast

WINE: Hospitality High Notes

THINGS TO DO: Where to Have Fun

FOOD: What's Cooking

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September 27, 2010


Hugging the Coast

SONOMA COAST, CA - No matter which wine country you're referring to, describing it as 'beautiful' is usually accurate. But in California, there is a region that has an edge on all others. The Sonoma Coast, hugging the left side of the continent, has features that no other wine region in the world can duplicate.



Hospitality High Notes

NAPA, CA - Silverado Vineyards is akin to a fine racehorse that's been groomed for performance since arriving in this world: Not only is the precedent-setting winery still turning heads after more than 25 years on the Napa wine scene, it's staying ahead of the pack with a host of hospitality and sustainability initiatives that . . .



Where to Have Fun

There's no shortage of things to do around in your local Wine Country region. Check out the events calendar or see the host of activities that abound in California and Oregon in the article below!

Great Pumpkin Sightings in Fairfield, CA >>
What's Happening in Oregon? >>
Napa, CA Art Renaissance >>


What's Cooking

If you're in the area, grab a bite for lunch in the town of Napa. At home? Cook up some delicious dishes with staples every wine country chef should have or make some finger licking good fried chicken!

Where to Lunch in Napa, CA >>
Staples for the Wine Country Kitchen >>
Boon Fly Fried Chicken >>

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Two Mecca’s Unite

The Napa Sonoma Wine and Food Festival celebrates its inaugural event of wine, food, and fashion. The event brings together world-renowned winemakers, celebrated chefs and industry insiders for a medley of signature events designed to entertain, educate and inspire! October 15-16, 2010. Events being held at CornerStone Sonoma, Meadowood Napa Valley and Castello Di Amorosa, Calistoga. For more information CLICK HERE.

Zip the Redwoods!

Join Sonoma Canopy Tours for 2 ½ hours of thrills in Occidental, just 45 minutes south of Healdsburg. Soar through the air on 7 ziplines, walk 2 sky bridges and a majestic spiral staircase, and enjoy panoramic views of Northern California’s Coastal Redwoods. It's high adventure that's green, family-friendly, and just plain fun. CLICK HERE or call 1-888-494-7868 to reserve your canopy tour.

Escape to Southern Oregon

Looking for vacation diversity, you've found it. Stretching from the California border, east to Oregon's high desert, west to the unspoiled South Coast, with hundreds of lush valleys in between, you'll find the best of Oregon right here. Take your pick: tour Crater Lake, fish and raft world-famous rivers, play championship golf, or taste the finest wines in Oregon. For more information CLICK HERE.

Discover an Oregon Winery Today!

Unique climates and experienced winemakers have together created a fast growing and outstanding Oregon wine region. With more than 60 wineries located in the Apple Valley, Umpqua Valley and Medford Wine Trail including Troon Vineyards among others, a quest to find award-winning wines won't leave you disappointed. Plan a wine country excursion to at least one and experience vino-topia! For more information CLICK HERE

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