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Napa Valley Harvest Trip 2015

After dropping our daughter off at grad school in California, my husband and I headed north to Napa Valley. As a wine writer from Houston, Texas, it seemed illogical for me to leave America's biggest wine producing state without first taking the opportunity to taste the new releases, get some information gathering done and see how the 2015 harvest was progressing up in California's premier wine region.

While I've been writing about our adventures in Napa Valley dining here, I have been putting my thoughts on the individual wineries at www.Wine-Thoughts.com.

We only had two and a half days to tour in Napa and a quick 24 hours in Sonoma County before heading back to San Francisco and home.

Follow along at Napa Harvest Trip 2015 or for the individual stories, click on the links below: 
Beaulieu VineyardsOpus OneMumm NapaZD WinesCorison WineryFranciscan, Matthiasson, Chateau Montelena and Sterling Vineyards

In Sonoma County, we toured and tasted at Quivira Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley and at Rodney Strong Vineyards in the Russian River Valley.

All are recommended destinations for winery tours and tastings.

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