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November 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Just a quick post to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving (and to share a shot of the eastern hillside here in the Napa Valley from earlier this week near Yountville)! Enjoy it everyone… [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, napa thanksgiving]

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More from Yountville: Thanksgiving treats from Bouchon Bakery, Festival of Lights

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With a short week and the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaching, our posting schedule is going to be a bit off over the next few days. Regardless, here are a couple news bits worth sharing before many of us check-out for a few days. Annual Festival of Lights Friday in Yountville The town of Yountville will [...]

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Itinerary: a walkable wine tasting tour of Yountville

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In addition to boasting an obscene amount of Michelin stars for its size, the town of Yountville is rapidly becoming a hot-spot for those looking to taste some excellent wine. As we walked through this small town recently a question popped into our head: ‘why haven’t we put together a wine tasting itinerary for the [...]

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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

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Things are moving right along and believe it or not the Thanksgiving holiday is nearly here. Here are a couple events slated for this weekend that will be worthwhile if you’re looking to taste and/or stock-up on some solid Napa Valley juice. Saturday, November 21st From 8am – 4pm Baldacci Family Vineyards, which is located [...]

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St. Helena’s Go Fish reviewed, Napa Valley’s ‘top secrets’ exposed

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It’s mid-week and there’s plenty of Napa Valley news out there. Without further delay, here are a couple stories worth calling to your attention… A review of Cindy Pawlcyn’s Go Fish Go Fish, long one of our favorite sushi and seafood restaurants in the valley, was reviewed by the San Francisco Chronicle today. Here’s a [...]

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Photos: Hotel Luca and Cantinetta Piero soon to open in Yountville

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As we made our way through Yountville this past weekend we noted some significant progress being made on Hotel Luca and the accompanying restaurant, Cantinetta Piero. All told, the property will include a 20-room “luxury hotel, spa and restaurant” that was inspired by Tuscany and created for the Napa Valley. Cantinetta Piero will be run [...]

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Mid-November sights from Napa Valley

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This weekend we were out-and-about quite a bit–enjoying the beautiful Fall days and taking in the scenery. Here’s a glimpse into what we saw… [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, napa vineyard, November in Napa Valley]

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