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Re: Re: wine country/chat meet


Re>> > look shows us a few of the many hot air balloons that float like clouds

No way.  I took a balloon ride once.  It was not a fun experience.  Noisy, boring.  I'd take parachuting over ballooning any day.

Kitty

-------Original Message-------
From: Barbara Tandy <sundrops@earthlink.net>
Sent: 02/21/03 02:01 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] wine country/chat meet

> 
> Dave, you have the pitch down!  And it's all true!  My niece was proposed
to
on one of the early morning balloon rides in Napa.
--Barbara Tandy, California
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2003 10:18 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] wine country/chat meet


> Uh, sorry to burst your bubble Jesse but Stockton ain't wine
country...EJ
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 we'll
leave
> early in the morning and watch the fog slowly lifting off the vineyards
> revealing row upon row of grapes vines heavily laden with some of the
best
> varietals you ever want to encounter.  As we look up to see an
incredibly
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 clouds
over
> the area.
>
> You can sip any of your favorites as we stop at one winery after
another.
> 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 the
street
> to the town square park and picnic with crusty, warm San Francisco sour
dough
> bread, freshly made cheeses, sausages of various types made here and of
course
> topped with cheesecake also a favorite here.  All this accompanied by
your
> favorite bottle of wine.  At the end of the day you can soak your tired
muscles
> either in a mud bath in Calistoga or the mineral hot springs in Boyes
Hot
> 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
free,
> 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,
Gus.
>
> DF
> Tour Director, Sonoma County Chamber of Commerce.
>
>
>
> Jesse Bell wrote:
>
> > Oh yeh...wine country...count me in.  Mmm, mmm, mmm.
> >
> > Jesse Rene' Bell
> > Claremore, OK
> > Zone 6
> >
> > >From: Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org>
> > >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] dreaming of... get together
> > >Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 17:15:03 -0500
> > >
> > >right, we could tour e&j gallo wineries. there are some good ethnic
> > >restaurants in the general area also. be worth the trip for me.
> > >
> > >
> > >At 10:57 AM 2/20/03 -0800, you wrote:
> > >>How about Modesto Ca.  I think it's the center of the state and
therefore
> > >>the
> > >>country right Theresa and Barbara?
> > >>
> > >>DF
> > >>
> > >>Donna wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > Wondering, how many from this list would actually like to get
together
> > >> > for a weekend/ day? Pam and I were discussing this last night, if
we
> > >> > found a centrally located area, how many would come and what time
of
> > >> > year would be best?
> > >> >
> > >> > Donna
> > >> >
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > From: Pamela J. Evans
> > >> >
> > >> > > Well that's very sweet not to mention tempting. Rest assured it
will
> > >>not
> > >> > > be in winter however - gets too cold up there for a hothouse
flower
> > >>like
> > >> > > me! LOL
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > gracias -
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Pam
> > >> >
> > >>
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