The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa
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Today we begin a two day tour of the wine country north of San Francisco. Tristan will be left with carers and we'll be just four adults doing the wineries. Sounds awright.
We start out through San Francisco and go across the Golden Gate bridge. This is my fourth time visiting this part of the world from Australia but the first time across …
Day 1, Mon, Dec 22, 2003 Made the drive and checked in at the Sonoma Lodge in Sonoma. Did some wine tasting, etc. Sorry I don't have more info. Day 2, Tue, Dec 23, 2003 No exact info on what we did this day either. Again, sorry. We then drove back to my parents' and stayed the night.
5 days traveling through wine country....a limo to whisk us around to five vineyards each day....perfect weather, wine, and food. Why aren't we living there? Ah yes...money :) Wine country is a 90 minute to two hour drive north of San Francisco and you have to decide which part you want to camp out in. We chose Sonoma, a quieter...more laid back …
... street. We’d starting laughing so hard by this time that Harlan could barely drive…however, this sobered us up immediately! Thank goodness for great brakes and a manual transmission, we made it all the way down….and there was Petaluma Blvd. After that the drive to get on 101 was a piece of cake.
We were going to have lunch in Sonoma but the detour made it much later than we’d planned, so we stopped to have ...
Today we decided to hit up the famous Sonoma valley, which along with its neighbour Napa valley, is considered one of the finest wine-producing valleys in the whole of California, and even the US. Whilst I refused to believe that this nouveau riche yankee plonk could tie its French counter-parts' shoe laces, I was curious to see how the Americans did it; as well as take a quick peek at what used to be the capital of the short-lived California Republic.
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