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RE: wine country/chat meet

When are we doing this?!? Need to know when the bus will be passing thru
Monee so I can hop on .....:)


> Uh, sorry to burst your bubble Jesse but Stockton ain't wine
> Gallo
> not withstanding.  If you want wine country you have to come where I
am in
> Sonoma County or just north of me in Napa County.  That is true wine
> country.
> Within 10 miles of my house there at least twenty award winning, world
> renown
> wineries situated around golden, oak studded, hills.  On your tour
> leave
> early in the morning and watch the fog slowly lifting off the
> revealing row upon row of grapes vines heavily laden with some of the
> varietals you ever want to encounter.  As we look up to see an
> blue
> sky still with wisps of fog seemingly evaporating before our eyes.
> Another
> look shows us a few of the many hot air balloons that float like
> over
> the area.
> You can sip any of your favorites as we stop at one winery after
> Merlot, Pinot, Cabernet a virtual cornucopia of different wines.  For
> lunch
> we'll stop at one of the cheese factories in the town square of the
> historic
> town of Sonoma where the Bear Flag revolt took place ushering in
> California's
> independence from Mexico.  After buying our lunch we can walk across
> street
> to the town square park and picnic with crusty, warm San Francisco
> dough
> bread, freshly made cheeses, sausages of various types made here and
> course
> topped with cheesecake also a favorite here.  All this accompanied by
> favorite bottle of wine.  At the end of the day you can soak your
> muscles
> either in a mud bath in Calistoga or the mineral hot springs in Boyes
> Springs.  Then, of course, dinner in Bodega Bay for fresh seafood over
> looking
> the Pacific Ocean and it's rocky coast.
> Oh, and don't forget:  For those that participate you will receive a
> beautiful flowering Hibiscus rosa sinensis as a souvenir of your trip.
> All this can be yours!  All you have to do is simply get on the bus,
> DF
> Tour Director, Sonoma County Chamber of Commerce.

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