Destination – Refuge Day Spa in Carmel Valley California

If you live in the Central Valley of northern Californi, Refuge spa is probably your best bet for a relaxing soak and a terrific massage.

Destination – The Paso Robles Wine Festival

I've given you a broad brush idea of all the different wine regions in California in Beyond Napa part I and part II, Way Beyond Napa. In this blog I want to bring your wine-loving attention to the Paso Robles annual Wine Festival. This four day long celebration of all things red, white and bubbly … Continue reading Destination – The Paso Robles Wine Festival

Destination – California Wine Country: Way Beyond Napa

There are five (possibly 6) wine regions in California, each of which contain many ‘American Vinicultural Area’s (commonly called‘AVA’s).  For anyone who is familiar with Napa, bear in mind that Napa is part of one region.  California has so much more to offer oenophiles. In case you didn't catch Part I,  where I talk about … Continue reading Destination – California Wine Country: Way Beyond Napa

Destination – California Wine Country Part I (beyond Napa)

If you think Napa Valley is all California has to offer people who love wine (aka oenophiles), think again!