The Carneros Inn
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... really nice white and reds.
First stop Anderson's in Conn Valley St. Helena. This is a real gem of a place and well worth a stop if you are coming to Napa. It has a great micro climate lots of sunshine it is nestled in the valley protected from the fog, perhaps climate for great Cab grape growing. We were met by the marketing director and a group of 8 were taken to their storage caves for the tasting, we sampled their whites all they way ...
... such as Air conditioning for comfort. We sat at our table (only us two on a four seater table), very fancy with silverware, napkins and the most important thing, a glass of house wine start. We ordered another glass for our meal, not having to drive made this all possible! Sian finally got a glass of Napa White Zinfandel so was very pleased! Following an amazing lunch we were transferred to the lounge car for coffee, dessert and ...
... are BIG in the California and Pacific Northwest area) and they said the nail was in the sidewall (which I kind of KNEW) and the tire could not be repaired. The 'ole Yokahomas did a pretty good job on the jeep and WERE 7 years old so I shouldn't complain, BUT it cost me over $640 dollars for four new tires, balancing, taxes, etc and THAT DOES make me complain. What happened to the good 'ole days when ...
... and stumbled upon a list of 5 on Yelp. I combined that with a recommendation from my friend Monika, mapped it all out last night and printed it in the hotel lobby this morning, feeling very prepared to tackle the valley. Well, lo' and behold, the first winery we went to, Jarvis, was appointment only. Ooops. We figured this might be the case with the rest of the wineries on our list, so we googled "Napa tourist info" instead and headed there ...
... tour. We still listened to the audio in the cell house and watched the video on the history. The buildings seemed in crazy-bad shape, but I just kept thinking, "Wow! This wasn't even that long ago." But after two hours on the island, we knew we were burning daylight, and there was so much more to do! You should also know that Grant and I love history, American history, and criminal history, but after a while, that place is ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
What a shame we only had 2 days here. Could have spent much longer!
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