Honor Mansion, A Wine Country Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Microwave in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Next stop on the tour was the much anticipated venture into wine country. Namely the Sonoma valley on route to Healdsburg. It was too expensive to stay in Sonoma or Napa so we decided just to pop in to Sonoma town to see what all the fuss was about. Although pleasant enough we realised we had made a good decision to try a town a few miles further up the road. More importantly the vast number of wineries were ...
... what may be a long and important cultural health war for us all.
Even while wine tasting in the Alexandra winery, the gent who hosted us did nothing but talk GMOs, kem trails, the US role in Syria and the demise of the middle class in America - while constantly refilling our glasses. People are much more aware and much less passive than we are in Canada.
What we did purchase at Big John's was fresh, west coast Dungeness crab. ...
... and chocolate stores. Dark chocolate + carmel + sea salt = heavenly!
Our last stop of the tour was Andretti Winery in Napa. This place was also stunning! We were able to test 4 wines and then purchased a glass of wine for $7.00. The grounds here were probably the prettiest out of all 3 and I wish we could have seen ...
... you that “we, unlike everyone else in the world do not oak” – seriously you lot pay attention to what everyone else is up to.
Last call was VJB which is an old favourite – this being my fourth visit but the first into the new, massively expanded facility which now boasts a shop, gallery, barrel room and best of all Pizza oven – we had pizza after a tasting and it ...
... we had the chance to ask lots of questions. Residents of Santa Rosa have the good fortune to find healthy choices in many of the local restaurants thanks to the McDougall's work with chefs in the area.
After lunch we had a tour of the area with a local guide. He shared lots of information about the history of the part of California. Our next stop was the Armstrong Redwood State Natural Reserve. I've ...