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4 Reasons to Book A Vacation Rental

4 Reasons to Book a Vacation Rental
Do you travel often and have one too many hotel horror stories to share? We’ve all been there. Bedbug infestations or below par hotel service are just some of the inconveniences of a hotel stay while you’re traveling. Wouldn’t you rather enjoy taking the feeling of homeliness with you when you find yourself in new surroundings? Vacation rentals are quickly gaining popularity all over the world due to the rustic …

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Why You Need To Experience A Sommelier-Guided Wine Tasting At Least Once In Your Life

Sommelier-Guided Wine Tasting
Wine tasting is a sensory experience that tantalizes your taste buds and engages your sense of smell. As the primary, secondary, and tertiary flavors dance on your tongue, the aromas of aged wine waft around you. A sommelier-guided wine tasting is more than sniffing the wine, swirling it, and taking a sip. It’s an intricate art form that doesn’t just come to anyone; there are various levels of certification to perfect.

4 Reasons to Go Wine Tasting

4 Reasons To Go Wine Tasting
Whether you’re going out with your girls for the night or planning a romantic getaway, a wine tasting can be an illuminating experience in like minded company. It’s sophisticated and educational while being fun at the same time. It’s easy to find reasons for wine tasting, especially in the pleasant Wine Country weather.

Booking The Vacation Of A Lifetime: A Guide

Vacation of a Lifetime
If you’ve ever booked a vacation, you can testify that the process is quite a hassle. From figuring out the location to making reservations, the troubled doesn’t just end there… you also have to figure out an itinerary of activities to stay entertained. In 2019 alone, about 100 million Americans have taken a vacation. This means you’ll need to find exciting, out-of-the-box ideas for a vacation of a lifetime.

Mother’s Day Wine Country Weekend — better than brunch

Mothers Day Brunch in Wine Country
Still wondering what to do for Mother’s Day? If you want to make Mom feel special, there’s still time to plan a Mother’s Day wine country weekend. Get away from the people-packed city and experience the slower pace of Sonoma and Napa where springtime is in full bloom.  Mother’s Day in wine country This is the year to surprise the mother in your life with a wine country getaway. Chances …

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Romantic Ideas — 3 free ways to show your love

Show love to your valentine with a Wine Country vacation.
You don’t have to let the calendar tell you when it’s time to express your feelings to the one you love. Valentine’s Day is a fine time to do something special, don’t get me wrong, but so is every other day of the year. Gestures that say “I love you,” when unexpected, may be even more meaningful. And you don’t have to spend a boatload of money. The value is …

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3 Tips for Great Holiday Food and Wine Pairings – a sommelier shares his secrets

Christmas Food and Wine Pairings
What are the best food and wine pairings for the holiday season? Whether you’re planning on visiting friends and family or nestling in at home this winter — here are a few rules of thumb and classic pairings to make sure your dinners don’t disappoint. 1.  In cold weather, go for the bold wines in your cellar. Cold weather calls for a hearty meal — a creamy soup, a rich …

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A Thoughtful Guest’s Guide to Vacation Rental Etiquette

Vacation Rental Etiquette
A great vacation rental experience depends on the quality of the home, how it meets expectations, and the service provided by your host. But that isn’t the whole story. As a guest, you are also responsible for a positive outcome. You don’t have to go overboard. Just treat your hosts with the consideration you would expect to receive. Establishing a mutually respectful relationship can set the right tone for a …

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