Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Concierge desk
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
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Well, we're heading down the coast to LA today, but before we start we couldn't go without checking out a lovely vineyard in the Napa valley called Chateau Montelena. The winery is in Calistoga, approximately half an hours drive north of the city Napa, which you get to by driving over the Golden Gate Bridge and, on through Sausalito. Chateau Montelena was brought to our attention when watching a movie called 'Bottle shock'. It's a ...
... cellars. It is surrounded by 171 acres of which 30 are grapes. For a mere $18 each we were allowed a self tour AND a tasting of 5 wines of our choice (except the reserve---Ya always gotta read the fine print).
Note the authentic 'confessional' in the chapel. I took special note of that since in a earlier life I toyed with the idea of becoming a priest. OK, those of you who have only known me in the CURRENT life, can now get up off the floor. I ...
... 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 ...
... drive around the area to show me places of where he grew up.
After a while he decided to drive down to San Jose to visit his cousins. We hung out around San Jose University and ate at some Mexican place. It was mostly him and his cousin catching up since they haven't seen each other in a while. After a while we headed back to his parents' house and ended the night.
... told us to understand what the other winery people were talking about!).
Within the Wine Country, there are a few wineries to check out. There are a few places – Calistoga, St Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, Yountville and Napa.
Calistoga – we were recommended to visit Sterling because you can take a cable car ride up the hill and look down from above. Apparently, the views are amazing (well, naturally, since it’s from the ...