The Vine Hill Inn
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... up, so instead of a fun drive through the mountains it was an agonizing crawl behind motor homes and dump trucks. I think there were at least five construction sites where we had to stop and wait for a lead car to guide us through. Then I made a wrong turn, which cost me another ten minutes. And I skipped lunch to get there sooner. By the time I reached the hotel I was hot, tired, hungry, and ugly. A surprise ...
... one town ends and the next begins. To me, its not about wine. Its about vibe. The vibe will eventually change as the money, which is moving in quickly and steadily, begins to force the hippies out. As rents rise, the locals are displaced and soon, the metaphorical tofu will be much less plentiful. Thats a sad thought indeed.
So when you travel thru NorCal's beautiful wine country, please be sure to take in the hippie vibe as well. Its a lovely place and your soul ...
... mind but an experience none the less....
The day then took us to sushi, a trip to att to get a sim card which turned into a bit of a business venture and then jaspers. i have to sadly admit that I felt like a stranger at Jaspers for a bit. I dont really know anyone anymore but we nicely saw some great old friends and it turned into a nice evening. Off to the river tomorrow! Good night and best wishes to everyone!
... slowing, slowing, teeter, teeter, slo-mo topple over, contact with asphalt, "Me? I'm doing good. Oh, I'm bleeding, gotta go." We did eventually make it out of our neighborhood for a ride around the Headlands without further incident.
The only thing left for us to attempt was a fully-loaded overnight ride. Unfortunately, we were still awaiting an order of Ortlieb panniers to arrive and unbelieveably still had a few items of gear to buy. So ...
... even enquired as to what we thought about Wills marrying Kate (not very much to be honest, they were more excited).
After depositing our stuff at the lovely "old" hotel (the receptionist proudly told us how old the place was, then realised where we were from and qualified the remark) we popped next door for the first tasting.
Now neither of us have done wine tasting before and were not sure what to expect. For example, I had no ...
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