Napa Valley Wine Train

Napa Valley Wine Train
Napa Valley Wine Train

We were watching television one night when a commercial came on offering a “Recession-Blues Buster” weekend package that included a couple of nights at the Hilton Garden Inn in Napa, a gourmet lunch on The Napa Valley Wine Train, and a tasting at Domaine Chandon in Yountville.

We both turned to look at the other trying to mask our interest with the disdain that we knew we should have felt toward the encouragement to spend so freely during the depths of the recession that followed the crash of 2008. But we were too gluttonous to let the opportunity pass by. So we booked it. Continue reading “Napa Valley Wine Train”

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Meyer Family Cellars 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

On a hot day like today, a little chilled white wine definitely hits the spot. Meyer Family Cellars 2016 Sauvignon Blanc (89% Sauvignon Blanc; 11% Semillon) is light, crisp, with good minerality to get your lips smacking. Just some of the bounty we gathered during our recent trip to the Yorkville Highlands.