Healdsburg Country Gardens
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... these vineyards and ones I see back in southern Ontario have to do with the drought. It is very strange to see rows and rows of barren or brown leafed grape vines. The rain just will not come it seems. And all of this with the back drop of the salt water Pacific ocean right there.
Our first night in Healdsburg there was a wind storm that blew down numerous trees and the like and the city lost power for three or four hours. We ...
... what they do; the tasting room and their house is covered in trailing white roses and overlooks their gnarly 50-60 year old Zinfandel vines. The tastings are accompanied by meatballs in a Zin sauce and as I don't do meatballs I got some citrus flavoured olives – delicious. Best of all the wines were absolutely outstanding. All of you winey types really need to go visit this place. Seriously.
Lastly we called in at Unti, whose wine we had had with ...
... has fantastic advice on easy cooking ideas following healthy eating guidelines. http://jeffnovick.com
We had dinner with Jeff and then enjoyed his first lecture "Weighing in on the Weight Debate". The graphic facts on the spread of obesity and diabetes in the U.S. is staggering and part of the discussion.
After a long day....and a bit more of that jetlag we were happy to crawl into bed at 10 P.M. More to learn tomorrow!
We had an early rise to head north. We drove over the golden gate bridge and headed into wine country! The first stop was a tasting at siduri. What an amazing Pinot!! This was a very different tasting. They had it in their bottling and storage facility in the city of Santa rosa. We saw the tanks and barrels and they explained the process they grow, harvest and ferment the wine. They have a very ...
... Market Street, which is kind of THE shopping street in SF. Every store imaginable was there from the high end ones right down to a Ross Dress for Less. Nope, didn't even step inside - we were on a mission - to find MOMA...SF Museum of Modern Art.
MOMA was an experience, much more enjoyable for Roy than me...I'm too much of a critic and don't appreciate art - at least not all of it. Some of the stuff was ...