Archive for the ‘California Wine Country’ Category

Celebrities Love Napa Valley: Best Wineries, Tours, Accommodations & Dining

August 7, 2009

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You say Napa, we say wine! Napa Valley is one of the premier travel destinations in the world.  A favorite of Robert Redford, Jeff Gordon, Joe Montana, Carlos Santana, Mario Batali, Dan Akroyd, Sting, Sir Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan, Gerard Depardieu, Sting, Olivia Newton John and many other celebs – Napa Valley can easily be described as heaven on earth! Read on…

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Best Food and Wine Festivals From Around The Globe

March 24, 2008

If you lust after great food and fine wine, journeyPod has everything you need to keep your gastronomic calendar full with events and happenings throughout the year. This list from around the world features some of the best International Food and Wine Festivals – all of which offer a unique glimpse of the culture, traditions, lifestyle and taste of each country.

So… take a few days off, pack the essentials (we suggest: pants with expandable waistlines!) and head on down to:

Top Spots for Romance: Valentine’s Day 2008

January 23, 2008

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Want to be blinded by romance, bowled over with love?  Do you fancy an unforgettable weekend away filled with chocolate covered strawberries, champagne, hot tubs and sunsets?

If you’re interested in a few lazy days enjoying the company of your loved one… indulge yourselves and retreat at one of these top destination spots for romance this Valentine’s Day!

Napa Valley – Wine Country Hot Spots

December 20, 2007

 Located about an hour and a half drive from SFO (that’s San Francisco Int’l Airport), Napa is an easy getaway for a long weekend or a romantic interlude. If you want to avoid the crowds, do not  go in August and September – that’s harvest season. Your best bet is to head over in late November, like we did…

Paso Robles – The New Hip Wine Country!

October 16, 2007

Home to one of the greatest wine growing areas along California’s central coast in San Luis Obispo County, Paso Robles is an up-and-coming wine region centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles (Read more…) 

Chef’s Corner with Chris Kobayashi

October 16, 2007

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Talk about the fulfillment of a childhood dream! Executive Chef Kobayashi has turned his restaurant – Artisan – into one of the top thriving dining spots in Paso Robles, California’s hip new wine country! (Read more….)