Wednesday, November 26, 2008

wine country

below: the tour bus to napa valley & sonoma county


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madonna estate, "specializing in burgundy and bordeaux grapes; chardonnay, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, riesling, and muscat."
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mike (from italy) telling us everything there is to know about wine.
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below: another picnic?


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left: viansa winery, "specializing in italian varietals; arneis, sangiovese, vernaccia, aleatico, and primitivo."
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above & left: the viansa tour guide called this (quote) his "office."
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below: serving you, at your next wine-tasting party (the caption on the apron pretty much says it all)

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left: group therapy meets individual therapy: charles creek "la bomba" chocolate wine
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this bottle is being reserved for -- should i be lucky enough to find one -- my first date, back in the u.s.a. (that is, unless my sisters talk me into opening the la bomba this weekend).
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below: cline cellars, "specializing in zinfandel and rhone grapes; carignane, mourvedre and ancient vine zinfandel."
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2 comments:

  1. Note to all reading this post:

    Len's sisters DID INDEED coax a reluctant Lenny into uncorking this bottle. YUM!!

    What made it sweeter was sharing it with Mom and Dad, our dear spouses Jerry and Tom, James (son and nephew) and of course, Lenny HIMSELF! Welcome home, Bro!!!

    xoxoxo, clare

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  2. Great to be back, sis!

    Tomorrow is the annual Martineau Gift Exchange, the single biggest event of the year!!

    Can't wait!!!!!!!!!!

    I'm certain that multiple pictures will make their way to this blog.

    :)
    Love,
    Lenny

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