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Jul 29, 2011 - Napa Valley

Friday, we went from the town of Napa to St Helena for some wine tasting. Napa was pretty nice and you could stop right here and probably do all the wine tasting you could possibly handle, but we mostly window-shopped. We did go down to the Oxbow Public Market where we cooled off over a selected locals wine flight—a nice break. With that and a loaf of bread from a great little bakery inside the market, we headed for St Helena. This was a trip down memory lane of our Christmas 1997, when we spent the night in the wine region. In Rutherford,...

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Jan 9, 2009 - A Visit to Wine Country

After enjoying our wine tour in B.C’s Okanagan last October, we looked forward to repeating the experience in the Napa Valley north of San Francisco. The vineyards stretch for miles and miles in the area. We discovered that this tour would be very different from our Okanagan experience at the first winery we stopped at. While wine tastings were free at most of the Okanagan wineries and the average cost per bottle of wine was about $20 Cdn, the wine tasting at the Black Stallion Winery was quoted at $15 US and the average price per bottle...

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