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Becoming a Vino Wine Connoisseur: How to Develop Your Palate

Have you ever witnessed a wine sommelier demonstrate their wine tasting expertise? It’s amazing, actually, and quite intimidating. But in reality, wine tasting is not that complicated. You can become a Vino Wine Connoisseur. If you have the passion to learn and your senses are intact, you can develop your palate for wine tasting. You …

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Bell Winery

“Wine is grown in the vineyard…we are merely stewards of nature while the wine is in our cellar.”  Anthony Bell .   I had driven by this sign on Washington Street in Yountville many, many times, but had never taken the opportunity to visit Bell Winery.  Huge mistake!  When I was invited by Maggie Bernat, their …

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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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Sonoma’s Buena Vista Winery

The sign at the entrance reads, “Our future is our past”, and Buena Vista has quite a past!  Before there were vineyards in every valley in northern California, before Napa, Sonoma, & Mendocino were counties known all around these United States, before Northern California’s wines became some of the finest and most famous in all …

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