Tag Archives: San Francisco

Wow! Here’s a discount code for Rocca Wines

     It isn’t often that a premier Napa Valley vineyard and winery offers a discount on their award-winning wines. Mary Rocca, owner of Rocca Family Vineyards in Napa has generously offered a discount on her wines to all of my … Continue reading

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Down in Roccaland

     If you have ever had the good fortune to see your family name on the label of a wine bottle you can understand my interest when I saw mine attached to a premium Napa Valley winery. I started to … Continue reading

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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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