Tag Archives: San Francisco

Whispering Angel Rose

I have always been fascinated by the public’s changing taste in wine and what drives it. In the 80’s it was Sutter Home’s White Zinfandel that was the biggest seller in the U.S. Then in the 90’s it was any … Continue reading

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A Lighter Shade of Pale

     I have noticed that the latest trend is to go directly from Halloween into Christmas and by doing so minimizing Thanksgiving as a holiday. I find this trend to be particularly disturbing because I like Thanksgiving and the traditional family … Continue reading

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Eat Drink S F Festival

     I have become fascinated with the proliferation of food and wine festivals across the U.S. The well-known events take place in cities with a strong identity that form an immediate visual image of what you might expect to encounter there. … Continue reading

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Day4 Moving Day

Today we will be moving to the Lodge of Sonoma in Sonoma and if I had any doubt we were leaving San Francisco today our departure was confirmed when we passed the bellman in the hall with our luggage as we … Continue reading

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Day 3 Ferry Building Market

    Day 3 begins like everyday on tour with us rising early, preparing for the days activities, enjoying a good breakfast then it is to the coach because we have places to go and things to see.  Today we will be … Continue reading

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San Francisco Day 2

As morning dawns on day two of the tour the city is wearing her usual robe of fog.  Breakfast starts at 7 a.m. and the coach wheels roll at 8 a.m. as we head out on a full-day of sightseeing.  I … Continue reading

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San Francisco, Sonoma & Napa Valley

     When my wife and I were contemplating a vacation destination earlier this year we examined all the usual suspects and each was met with an overwhelming lack of enthusiasm.  As we pondered the question my wife suggested a totally different type of vacation … Continue reading

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