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Girlfriends’ Weekend in Healdsburg

Girlfriend's Weekend in Healdsburg
If you’re feeling the need for some “away” time, there’s no better escape than to gather two or three of your BFFs and head to wine country to enjoy a Healdsburg vacation rental. Leave everyday responsibilities behind. Spend a couple days feeding your soul. Make this a weekend of things you love giving your time to — deepening friendships, making memories, connecting — and of course, eating, drinking, and shopping …

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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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5 Tips for a Great Wine Country Vacation

5 Tips For A Great Wine Country Vacation
With breathtaking views, diverse population, great cultural experiences, and, of course, an array of wine tasting rooms, the Wine Country has all the makings for an incredible vacation destination. Napa Valley alone plays host to more than 3 million tourists, which includes lone travelers, couples, and families. To make your Wine Country vacation smooth and pleasant, consider these useful tips: Check Out the Weather If you are traveling to the …

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Create a Charcuterie Board

Create A Charcuterie Board
Appetizers, tapas, small plates, charcuterie — it’s the new main dish for a no-fuss evening — tasty bites to spark your palette and conversation. A charcuterie board is a wonderful way to wind down a day in the Healdsburg Wine Country. Gather with friends and uncork a few bottles of wine. This easy way to entertain offers something for everyone, but it’s not just about eating. Whether at your place …

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3 MORE Things You Should Look for in a Wine Country Vacation Rental

3 things to look for in a wine country vacation rental
In the Wine Country, vacation rentals are now considerably more popular than hotel rooms, given the multitude of benefits that accompany them. Traveling in large groups of friends or family, people look for temporary living where they can enjoy their trip to the fullest. With matchless privacy and personal space options, a vacation rental can give you the perfect value for your money. The big question is: How do you …

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Shape and Size Matter — When It Comes to Wine Bottles

Shape and size matter when it comes to wine bottles.
Wine bottles come in many shapes and sizes. When you’re at the wine shop looking for a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, naturally you scan the shelves to find the clear bottles of white wine. What you might not realize is that you are also looking for a certain type of bottle. Each wine varietal can be identified by the shape of its bottle. There are at least 12 different wine …

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Vacation Home Rental or Hotel — Which Is Better for You?

Vacation Home Rental Or Hotel - Which Is Better
Vacations used to be simpler. You decided where you wanted to go, saved up your money, and reserved a hotel room. There weren’t vacation packages and bargain offers to sort through. You didn’t have much choice about where to stay, so long as your bank account was flush. Your budget was set by your savings, not your credit card limit. Things are different today. You have choices, with a vast …

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A Bright Idea for a Winter Day

A Bright Idea For A Winter Day
You’ve spent a couple days tasting fabulous food and wine, feeding on the beautiful winter landscape, and experiencing the relaxed pace of the Wine Country. Life is good. Winter in wine country Believe it or not, there is even more pleasure waiting for you nearby. If you want to see another side of Healdsburg, Calistoga, and in between, visit one of our local museums. It’s a different way to enjoy …

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