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New Napa Valley Wine Train Package

Napa Valley Wine Country Tours is thrilled to announce our new package with the Napa Valley Wine Train. The day will begin in San Francisco, where you will board a limobus. These are not regular buses, where all seats face forward, with an aisle down the middle. No, no…these look like a bus on the …

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Mike Grgich…A Legend turns 90

I recently had the great honor of being invited to have lunch with Mike Grgich.  This year he turned 90, and the one year long celebration of his birth and accomplishments is in full swing. From humble beginnings in Croatia, he came to America in 1954 with a dream…to make the finest wine in the …

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ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY…

June 18, 2013, would have marked Robert Mondavi’s 100th birthday.  In honor of his contributions to the wine industry in the Napa Valley and beyond, Robert Mondavi’s 44th Annual Summer Concert Series kicks off tomorrow night with a performance by 4 time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year recipient, Martina McBride.  An extravagant fireworks show …

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Rutherford Hill…

“Drink in the view!”  This year, Rutherford Hill, a Terlato family property, celebrates 40 years in the Napa Valley.  The grape growers who founded the winery recognized that the climate and soil were similar to that of Pomerol, the small Merlot growing region of Bordeaux.  Today, Rutherford Hill and Merlot are practically synonymous. The mile …

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Sonoma Coast – Daytrippin’ with Napa Valley Wine Country Tours

Got plans this weekend?  The weather is supposed to be great!  How about a scenic drive up the Sonoma coast, a little wine tasting, some historic sites…let us take you! We will begin with a drive along the Russian River, through apple orchards, dairy farms and wine country, and arrive at the Pacific coast at …

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Sterling Vineyards…Over the top in so many ways!

Founded in 1964 by Peter Newton, a British International paper broker and Oxford graduate, Sterling Vineyards, over the course of just a few years, “rose to the top”, both figuratively and geographically.  With the original purchase of just a 50 acre parcel of established vineyards, Sterling Vineyards has grown, diversified, and become one of the …

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