Piece #4 for The Daily Meal, a Slideshow of my trip to Napa/Sonoma

Visit The Daily Meal website to view the slideshow from my recent trip to Napa and Sonoma!  I can’t get the slideshow to work for you here, but you can read my intro below, then head on over to The Daily Meal for some great photos!!

On my recent trip to California’s wine country I saw an
unbelievable amount of beautiful things.
I had perfect weather during my stay, which allowed me to snap some
great photos.  But something tells
me that even if the weather wasn’t ideal, and my ability to frame a good photo
failed me, I still would have some beautiful things to share.  Everywhere you turn in both Napa and
Sonoma, and everywhere in between, there are grape vines.  Grape vines trace the highways; they
follow you up the long mountain roads, undulate like massive waves in the sea,
taunting you with their ripe fruit.
And just like the grape vines that surround you, it’s
impossible to not stumble upon amazing food when you’re in California’s wine
country.  I know the trip was supposed
to be about the wine, and it most certainly was, but everything to me comes back to food.  I ate Sake-Marinated Local Black Cod in a Shiso Broth with Chris Howell at Cain Winery, Roasted Vegetables on Focaccia under a patio umbrella
with Michael Trujillo at Sequoia Grove, Marinated Yellow Beets with Truffle Oil
with Kathleen Inman at Inman Family Wines, and Duck Confit with Pistachio
Brittle at El Dorado Kitchen next to Don Van Staaveren of Three Sticks
Delicious food, superb wines, unforgettable people…what else
could you possibly need? 
Proof.  You need
Now, go see those photos!!
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  • Reply Chong August 19, 2013 at 1:51 am


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