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Napa Valley and Sonoma Wine Country Tour from San Francisco

Napa Valley vineyard, Napa Valley Wine Country, CA – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Napa Valley vineyard, Napa Valley Wine Country, CA – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Thinking of visiting Napa and Sonoma Wine Country this year and want to avoid peak season crowds? Consider a visit during the Spring or early Summer. Although both areas are popular year-round tourist destinations, wine country tends to be especially busy from late summer to mid-October during harvest “crush” season.

Take a fun Napa and Sonoma Wine Country Tour from San Francisco and enjoy a leisurely day of wine-tasting in California’s historic wine country. No need to worry about drinking and driving. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views as you travel by luxury, air-conditioned coach across the Golden Gate Bridge to scenic Napa and Sonoma Valley. And yes… there’s free Wi-Fi onboard, as well as an expert friendly narrated tour guide to answer any questions and keep you entertained as you wind your way through picturesque wine country. Continue reading

New and renewed Napa and Sonoma Wineries

Gloria Ferrer Terrace - Photo Credit: Gloria Ferrer

Gloria Ferrer Terrace, Sonoma – Photo Credit: Gloria Ferrer

This post was written by Deborah Grossman from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Napa Valley and Sonoma present a bounty of new opportunities to taste wine and learn about wine with food. Exploring wine country in Northern California is a delicious blend of the new and the historic.

A Napa Valley winery owned by an heir to the Coors beer company and the unveiling of several renovated tasting rooms lead the news for wine country. We’ll begin our vinous journey in Napa Valley and then venture to Sonoma County.

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Fun November Festivals & Upcoming Holiday Events

Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season are almost here. There are so many Fun Events going on throughout

the SF Bay Area…and beyond. Here’s a sample of what’s happening in November:

Holiday Ice Rink & Winter Carnival, Santana Row “Annual Light up the Row,” Esurance
Icer-Air 2007 (
Big Air Ski & Snowboard Competition), SF Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show, Embarcadero Holiday Fair & Building Lighting Ceremony, SF International Auto Show, Fun Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Holiday Festivities, Yountville Festival of Lights, San Rafael Annual Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland, The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC, “Kooza” Cirque du Soleil at AT&T Park…and more!

Fun November Festivals & Upcoming Holiday Events

 

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August Street Fairs, Festivals & Fun Events

The SF Bay Area’s Fun Summer Street Fairs and Festivals are still going strong. Here’s a sample of what’s happening in August.

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts, FREE Summer Concerts in Foster City (on the water) and in Redwood City (on the Square), San Francisco Aloha Festival, Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration “Jerry Day,” Burlingame Art & Jazz Festival, Tour de Peninsula, Annual Alcatraz Reunion, Milpitas Arts & Wine Festival, Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival, Bay Area UFO Expo, Bodega Bay Seafood Art & Wine Festival, Healdsburg 150-Year Anniversary Celebration & Zucchini Festival, Fashion Week, London’s Great British Beer Festival, Elvis Week, San Mateo County Fair, Nihonmachi Street Fair, Tiburon Art Festival…and more!

We’ve listed our favorites in our Love to Eat and Travel calendar for August 2007. Visit our Blog and Travel web site for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!

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Napa Valley – Silver Oak Cellars Release Day

Celebrate the Release of Silver Oak’s highly praised  2003 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon on Saturday, August 4, 2007.

Wine-tastings and purchases can be made at both Silver Oak Cellars’ wineries — in Oakville and Geyserville.

Click here for more info on Silver Oak Cellar’s Release Day

 

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July Street Fairs, Festivals & Fun Events

The SF Bay Area’s Fun Summer Street Fairs and Festivals are in full swing. Here’s a sample of what’s going on in July.

Fillmore Street Jazz Festival, Los Altos Art & Wine Festival, Free Music on the Square in Redwood City, Robert Mondavi Winery Summer Special, Free Concert Series at Stafford Park, Sonoma County Showcase of Wine & Food, Free Summer Concert Series in Foster City, Bay Street Beat Arts & Music Festival, Los Gatos Shakespeare Festival, Carmel Bach Festival, North Beach Jazz Fest, Jazz up the Shores Free Concert in Redwood Shores, International Grand Ball Championships, Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival…and more!

We’ve listed our favorites in our Love to Eat and Travel calendar for July 2007. Visit our Blog and Travel web site for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!

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4th of July Celebrations, Parades & Fireworks

Independence Day is almost here!

Check out our list of FUN 4th of July Celebrations, Parades and Fireworks around the SF Bay Area, select U.S. cities…and beyond.

Happy 4th of July!

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Fun San Francisco & Bay Area Tours

Planning a visit to the City-by-the-Bay?  There’s so many FUN Things To Do and See in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Check out our Fun San Francisco Tours – and nearby attractions, including Sausalito, Muir Woods, Napa Valley and Sonoma Wine Country, Carmel and Monterey, and more!

Fun San Francisco and Bay Area Tours

 

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