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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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Chile & Argentina Wine Country 2 Ways

2 Ways to Explore Chile & Argentina Wine Country

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This November you can choose from two unique ways to visit the wine regions of Chile & Argentina. 

Taste Vacations’ Chile & Argentina Wine Tour
November 4 – 12, 2019. This tour’s focus is on the wine and food of the Chilean and Argentine regions we’ll be visiting and includes wine tastings, pairings, and a wine blending course. A truly relaxing Taste Vacation!

Zephyr Adventures’ Chile & Argentina Multisport & Wine Adventure

November 3- 10, 2019. This trip includes hiking, biking, horseback riding and options to zipline, kayak or raft. Each day you’ll also sample and learn about the different wines of the two countries. A perfect variety of activities for the adventurous wine lover!

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Your New Favorite Wine

Your New Favorite Wine Is Waiting To Be Discovered

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We can all be creatures of habit in one aspect of our lives or another – including which wines we drink! When is the last time you chose a wine that wasn’t one of the old standards – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay?

It’s time to change things up a bit and try something new. After all, you never know if you’re about to meet your new favorite wine!  Let’s take a little journey through some iconic wine regions and find a few wines that you may not have tasted yet. First up, Tuscany!

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2018 Argentina Wine

Good News For Argentina Wine Lovers

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Argentina is becoming increasingly well known for it’s incredible Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Torrontés, and more.  Over the past decade or so, Argentina has become the New World’s fastest growing exporter of wines.

For the past several years, wine regions throughout Argentina have dealt with challenging vintages though, due to both the weather and political climate.  This year (2018) has proven to be a welcome change from the norm by bringing in both a higher quantity and quality of grapes.

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Extend Your Vacation: What To Do In Sonoma County Wine Country

Extend Your Vacation: What To Do In Sonoma County

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We believe our 3-day Sonoma Wine & Walking Tour is a perfect way to get a taste of what the area is all about. You get to “take a peek behind the curtain” by taking leisurely walks through private vineyards and connecting with people within the wineries that you may otherwise never see or meet.

But if you are looking to extend your vacation a bit longer, we have a few recommendations on what to do in Sonoma County once you’ve tasted your fill of their incredible wines.

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