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Mindi Abair Wine & Music Adventure

Wine & Music Adventures

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We recently completed our first Wine & Music Adventure, an extraordinary five-day tour in Sonoma County filled with amazing wines, wonderful music, outstanding weather, and a very fun group of 40 people.

This tour was the brainstorm of professional musician Mindi Abair and her husband, wine industry veteran Eric Guerra. And while we had worked with Mindi and Eric for well over a year to set up this vacation, even we were blown away by how great it was.

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Europe to Reopen for Travel, Easing Rules for American Tourists

Europe to Reopen for Travel, Easing Rules for American Tourists

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The European Union has announced today (5/19/21) that they have agreed to allow quarantine-free travel for vaccinated tourists and visitors from countries considered safe. Travelers who have received vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson will not have to quarantine before or after arriving in Europe. The approval of this proposal will be finalized this week and plans on how this will be rolled out country-by-country are expected to follow. (You can read the full article here.)

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Discussing the Current State of Travel with Mindi Abair

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Last week, Allan Wright, Taste Vacations’ owner and president, had the pleasure of discussing the current and future state of travel with Mindi Abair, two-time Grammy nominee, saxophonist, singer, and fellow travel lover, and her husband, Eric Guerra, a wine industry veteran. Mindi and Eric own Reserve Tastings, a Wine + Music private wine membership that focuses on small-lot, luxury wines that are not available to the public.

Weren’t able to make the live event? No problem! Check out the recording below.

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South Africa Wine Lands

5 Interesting Facts About South Africa Wine Country

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Located in the Western Cape, South Africa Wine Country (also known as the Winelands) is stunningly beautiful and home to over 300 vineyards. Depending on your vantage point, you can take in views of the vines, mountains, and sea all at the same time, just by turning your head. It makes the top ten list of the world’s largest wine producers and is quickly becoming one of the hottest new culinary capitals of the world.

Here are 5 interesting facts about South Africa Wine Country that you may not know:

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Why We Love Sonoma County

Why We Love Sonoma County

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We absolutely love Sonoma County and relish sharing this gem of a wine destination with others.  We are pretty confident that once you visit, you’ll fall in love too.

Why We Love Sonoma County

Beautiful Sonoma County is well known for its laid back vibe,  authentic-feeling wine experiences, and adorable wine country towns. In fact, Healdsburg (where our hotel is located) is so cute that it is listed as No. 2 “Best Small Town to Visit in U.S.” by Smithsonian Magazine.

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