Honor Mansion, A Wine Country Resort
Travel Blogs from Healdsburg
... these vineyards and ones I see back in southern Ontario have to do with the drought. It is very strange to see rows and rows of barren or brown leafed grape vines. The rain just will not come it seems. And all of this with the back drop of the salt water Pacific ocean right there.
Our first night in Healdsburg there was a wind storm that blew down numerous trees and the like and the city lost power for three or four hours. We ...
... what they do; the tasting room and their house is covered in trailing white roses and overlooks their gnarly 50-60 year old Zinfandel vines. The tastings are accompanied by meatballs in a Zin sauce and as I don't do meatballs I got some citrus flavoured olives – delicious. Best of all the wines were absolutely outstanding. All of you winey types really need to go visit this place. Seriously.
Lastly we called in at Unti, whose wine we had had with ...
We had an early rise to head north. We drove over the golden gate bridge and headed into wine country! The first stop was a tasting at siduri. What an amazing Pinot!! This was a very different tasting. They had it in their bottling and storage facility in the city of Santa rosa. We saw the tanks and barrels and they explained the process they grow, harvest and ferment the wine. They have a very ...
... Susan. $135! I could get two pairs of excellent shoes with decent heels for myself at Voegele for that money - spoiled little car we got...
The concert was OK and we learned that, when a 70 years old wine-tasting-guy tells us, that there will be 'many young, single men', 'young' can mean rather very old.
After dinner at the Bears Pub and Grill, where this fine tasting-day was concluded with a beer tasting, we hit the ...
... and I’m upset because I want to spend the whole afternoon just sitting here.” I reminded him that we were on vacation and could do whatever we wanted. However, apparently as much as he wanted to hang out, he wanted to taste other wines more.
Our next stop was Truett Hurst Winery which like most wineries in Dry Creek specialized in Zinfandels. It was very interesting to taste four different Zins in a row and even more fun to try ...
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- Room service
- Fitness/Health center