Chien Blanc Bungalows
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No driving today.
Headed to the bike shop at 11.30am to pick up the tandem bike. Road the back lanes and small roads weaving through the grape vines.
Visited 4 vineyards, had lunch at a taco truck and returned back to the ranch in a good mood....
Walked down to the lake and jumped on some paddle boats and managed to not fall in.
Drank the bottle of wine we bought at the vineyard and went to bed early.
... from the small, quiet campgrounds we have stayed at prior. But the location is excellent for our plans.
Setting up here was an issue as the site is very uneven. Took some doing but Nick got the jacks down and we don't feel too wobbly. But......he forgot to turn the water off and the toilet overflowed, into the bedroom and kitchen! Good thing it was fresh water. I needed to do a little house cleaning anyway.
Yesterday was another early day as we got on the ...
... with a distributor in Calgary so that will be a nice treat. Their wine is amazing we purchased 3 bottles of 2009 Cab their estate wine which is a slight blend and 3 bottles of their 2010 Caravina which is 100% to bring home to Calgary with us. One note they don't have dump / spit buckets and they are very generous with their pours, super laid back people a really great experience and no fees for tasting. I don't typically enjoy a 100% cab ...
... has written in GREAT detail about the castle, you can tell he loved it. He thought it would be cool to live in it, but we all said while it’s cool now, it will still be cool in the winter. Why do you think there are so many fireplaces? We paid for a self-guided tour of the castle that included the upper terrace and south tower, the great room, courtyard, chapel, and fermentation rooms with five tastings. The tasting rooms had no windows, giving them ...
When we were at Russian River, we didn't really get to experience a winery. Instead of going to San Francisco, I suggested we drive to Napa Valley.
We stopped at Vallejo for breakfast at Good Day Cafe, and then headed to the wineries. Stephen had never been to Napa, so I suggested the most famous one: Robert Mondavi.
The last time I was at Mondavi, the tour ...