Category Archives: Day Trips

Clarice Wine Company Hosts Inaugural Members Only Event

We just attended the inaugural Clarice Wine Company event.  It was a tour and tasting of Limerick Lane wines at Jake and Alexis Bilbro’s Limerick Lane winery and estate on, you guessed it, Limerick Lane in Healdsburg, California.  You might … Continue reading

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Hospice du Rhône Showcases Delicious Rhone Wines in Paso Robles

Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles 2018 has come and gone and the only thing remaining is the afterglow of wine friends, Paso charm and the beautiful Rhône varietals grown all over the world. Read on to understand what the Rhône … Continue reading

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Three Delightful Sonoma Wine and Food Pairing Experiences

Tasting wine in Sonoma County is always a delightful experience. Tasting rooms typically have very knowledgeable tasting teams whose only focus is to educate and inform the tasting public. Recently, however, some wineries and estates have decided to elevate that … Continue reading

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Appellation St. Helena ‘bASHes’ it out of the park at CIA Greystone

Appellation St. Helena (ASH) continues to be synonymous with first class events which promote this historic and pastoral American Viticultural Area (AVA) in northern Napa Valley.  The 2018 bASH (7th Annual) Food and Wine Pairing Competition at the Culinary Institute of America … Continue reading

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Taming the Colorado River: Hoover Dam and the Dam Bridge

Located just 30 minutes southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada and spanning the Colorado River along the Arizona and Nevada State borders, the Hoover Dam, remains one of the engineering marvels of the world. Conceived in the early 1900s and approved … Continue reading

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Surviving and Surprising: A Death Valley Experience

The amazingly vast Death Valley is located in California’s northern Mojave Desert along the Nevada-California border.  It is part of Death Valley National Park and has an area of 3,000 square miles. It is also one of the hottest places in the world (134.1° … Continue reading

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Albion River Inn: Home on the Mendocino Coast

The California Coast is explosively spectacular, especially north of Monterey. With this breathtaking scenery comes the innumerable inns, hotels, motels and B&Bs that offer lodging with unworldly views. It is hard for any County; Sonoma, Marin, San Mateo, San Luis … Continue reading

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