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WineCountry.com™ Unveils ‘Top Ten Most Romantic Experiences’
Newly Enhanced Website Features A Collection of Once-in-A-Lifetime Travel Offers For the Perfect Proposal or Valentine’s Escape

Napa, Calif. – (Jan. 11, 2007) – This Valentine’s Day, couples looking for a quick romantic escape, especially marriage-minded oenophiles, can tap WineCountry.com for easy inspiration and exclusive access to the wine country’s “Top 10 Most Romantic Experiences.”

New on WineCountry.com, “Exclusive Experiences” entices couples to pair their passion for wine with unforgettable romantic getaways to wine country’s 12 idyllic regions. These offers include: a stay at a cottage surrounded by 80-year-old Zinfandel vines in Sonoma; a coastal escape at a Queen Anne Victorian Bed and Breakfast in Monterey; as well as a classic wine country weekend at an Historic Inn in Napa Valley reminiscent of Southern France.

Each week from now until mid-February, WineCountry.com will continuously unveil a top ten list of wine country’s most romantic experiences and exclusive travel packages not found anywhere else. From pampering spa retreats and wine-pairing dinners for two, to scenic, romantic drives and recommended places to propose, the “Top Ten Most Romantic Experiences” will also be available for immediate booking on WineCountry.com. Samples include:

1. Valentine’s Exclusive Experience Napa Valley – This package for two includes tickets to the renowned Lincoln Theater and a luxurious evening of perfectly paired dishes and unforgettable toasts at étoile Restaurant at Napa Valley’s famous Domaine Chandon Winery. Priced at $296 per couple.

2. Casual Luxury –Vineyard Cottage in Sonoma Valley – The intimate Grape Leaf Inn provides a luxurious, yet relaxed stay in cottages surrounded by 80-year-old Zinfandel vines. Enjoy a generous wine and cheese tasting in the wine cellar and a picnic lunch to Armida Winery with private tour and tasting. Priced at $699 per couple.

3. Ultimate Vineyard Stay: Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County– This “Exclusive Experience” in Santa Rosa, CA allows couples to enjoy wine tasting at the Ferrari-Carano Winery and a stay at Vintner’s Inn, complete with an in-room therapeutic couple’s massage and more. Priced at $1,100 per couple.

4. California Coastal Escape– The four-diamond Blue Lantern Inn at Dana Point offers gorgeous ocean views, romantic sunsets, two nights accommodations, dining in a selection of local restaurants, breakfast for two, afternoon wine, hors d’oeuvres and chocolate truffles. Priced at $450 per couple.

5. Classic Wine Country Romance, Yountville, CA –A getaway to this Euro-chic
town features accommodations in Napa’s French country inn, Maison Fleurie, gourmet cuisine from the famed Bouchon Restaurant, breakfast for two and afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres. Priced at $285 per couple.

To view the entire list of “Top Ten Most Romantic Experiences” each week or for other romantic Valentine’s ideas, go to www.winecountry.com/pr

A trusted authority on wine country travel and lifestyle in 12 California regions (Napa, Sonoma, Lake County, Mendocino County, Lodi, Gold Country, Livermore, Monterey County, Santa Cruz, SLO/Paso Robles, Santa Barbara and Temecula), as well as Oregon and Virginia, WineCountry.com has been the web’s one-stop source for information on topics ranging from wine-related travel, events and dining to the most sought after tasting rooms and tours.

Established in 1994, WineCountry.com has emerged as the largest "niche" portal of its type, providing focused information and services for the wine country lifestyle consumer who seeks to stay informed on all manner of wine and culinary tourism topics. For more information, call 707.265.1835 or log on at www.WineCountry.com.

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