Thursday, August 7, 2008
An Afternoon of Wine Tasting
above: as we approached the winery, they had a neat old red truck parked out front filled with wine barrels, for aesthetic effect. It had a very old-world charm to it.
above: the main tasting room is tastefully decorated, with comfy seating across the the large wooden wine bar.
above: of course, we had a private tasting so we were whisked into this delightful room, where we sat for the next two hours tasting wine, nibbling on exotic cheeses, fruit, nuts and chocolate. We also did some barrel tastings, which is when you taste wines not quite finished aging and still in the barrel before being bottled. It was a fantastic experience.
above: after the tasting we went outside to look around the building. If you look carefully at the right hand side of the porch, you can see oak wine barrels stacked up. It was a perfect setting.
above: out back, behind the tasting room was a bocce ball court, just behind the white tent. The view beyond of the rolling hillside of the Anderson Valley was so peaceful, it was a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Tomorrow I'll share some more photos of my trip within California's wine country. Thanks for stopping by.
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