Be a Big Cheese In Wine Country This Fall

Be a Big Cheese In Wine Country This Fall

Seeking the ultimate VIP experience in Napa and Sonoma wine country? Look no further than Authentic Wine Country‘s newest tour ideas for Fall 2013 – three custom trip packages granting rare access to select boutique wineries, hidden locations with spectacular vistas, and exquisite, world-renowned wines served to you in the private residence of the vintner … Continue reading

Top 3 Bookings For This Weekend!

Top 3 Bookings For This Weekend!

From San Francisco to Napa Highlighted Booking: Napa Valley Winery Tour Venture out of San Francisco to the famous vineyards of Napa Valley. Do you prefer boutique wineries or big-name brands? Or perhaps a mix of the two? Do you have a must-see winery on your list? Our San Francisco to Napa Tour can offer … Continue reading

Winebookings.com

Winebookings.com

HEALDSBURG, CA―May 20, 2013―Authentic Wine Country today announced that their online and mobile booking website, WineBookings.com, is now available to hospitality professionals and travelers who seek instant purchase of wine tastings, tours and unique activities in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Powered by Authentic Wine Country and driven by their award-winning and proprietary software, WineBookings.com … Continue reading

Cheers to Abraham Lincoln

Cheers to Abraham Lincoln

I admit it. I feel real, true love for Abraham Lincoln. I literally fell in love with him after reading Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book, “Team of Rivals.” Then, I started reading everything I could about him, which should take a lifetime, since there are over 15,000 books written about our greatest President.  And when the … Continue reading

Pier 39, San Francisco

Pier 39, San Francisco

Pier 39 in San Francisco, California, is 1905 cargo pier that resembles a quaint wooden fishing village.  Located at the edge of Fisherman’s Wharf, it’s close to North Beach, Chinatown, and the Embarcadero. The area is easily accessible via the historic F Market streetcars. There are shops, restaurants, a video arcade, street performances, an interpretive … Continue reading

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Robert Louis Stevenson Park rolls up the side of craggy hills.  Stevenson, from Scotland (link to our own Scotland site), loved the Napa Valley. He and his wife honeymooned here.  They camped and took in the air, which was supposed to have healing powers.  Stevenson wrote sections of The Silverado Squatters and studied settings from … Continue reading

Boonville, Anderson Valley, Mendocino

Boonville, Anderson Valley, Mendocino

Quirky Boonville is in Mendocino County, 12 ½ miles southwest of Ukiah.  The town has its own language called Boontling, and you’ll see signs posted in both Boontling and in English. Boonville, all 5.5 square miles of it, was founded by John Burgots in 1862.   (The town was originally called The Corners.)  Burgots built a … Continue reading

Guerneville

Guerneville

Guerneville is to San Francisco what Calistoga was to The City in the 19th century.  Guerneville is a small town that caters to eccentric locals, people who love to garden, vineyard owners, and the well-heeled from San Francisco who need a break.  No mineral waters here, though.  The big draw is the Russian River and … Continue reading