Calistoga Spa Hot Springs
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We trundled our luggage down the road at about 9.00am, and had to stand in a long queue at the car hire offices to pick up our car. After about 45 minutes it was our turn, and we were given the keys to a lovely white Dodge Avenger. I was the designated driver, and after a few tense moments in the city, we were on our way on the freeway, off to the …
... secrets de la viticultura i enologia, in situ. L'Elena i l'Ariana han collit mostres de raïm Cabernet Sauvignon i de Petit Verdot i n'han analitzat el nivell de sucre que determina quan és el moment adequat per la verema. Després, nosaltres hem tingut la classe mestra de degustació sobre la influència dels diferents tipus de barrils (neutre, Roure Francès, ...
... restaurant we had passed on our way to have dinner. We definitely needed to eat at this point. We sat outside where they had live music and enjoyed the atmosphere, good conversation, great food and a final glass of wine. After dinner we headed back to our campsite for the night.
The following morning, we were both a little hungover from all the fast drinking of wine the night before, but we were going to power through it and continue to visit wineries. ...
... went to Sebastiani winery for a winery tour which turned out to be so boring. It was free yet I could tell why! As I had to pay to taste the wine, I decided to keep on biking instead and spend money on a more prestigious winery. I biked through vineyards for a few hours which lead me to the famous town of Napa.
Napa is a quaint little town with a mix of modern and old buildings along flowery streets. Kirsten, the lovely girl at the information center, offered me her ...
... and the music was nice, albeit a little loud.
It was interesting to hear all the complaints about weather...it's been cool and rainy here too, so not unlike Calgary of late. They need it to be hot (like in the high 90s and 100s) now for the grapes to dry out and not dilute the sugars. They are all shivering, whereas I find it just nice! But weather complaints and farming talk (which is really what they are...farmers) don't ever seem to change much.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking