Wine Tasting in SausalitoWritten by Marcy Roth
Sausalito , CA – Do you enjoy wine tasting, but dread long, crowded drive to wine country and tedious car-hopping from winery to winery? Now you can jump on ferry to charming downtown Sausalito and experience California’s premium wines at Bacchus & Venus, A Taste of Wine Country. The tasting room, retail shop and art gallery offers wines by flight, by glass and by bottle every day from 11-7ish and later on weekends. The friendly, knowledgeable staff will walk you through your selection of wines, or stroll upstairs to sip your Cabernet while enjoying art and view of Bay and harbor. Proprietor Marcy Roth aims to feature wines of ten exceptional California wineries; roster currently includes Cakebread, Domaine Carneros, Duckhorn, Grove Street, Miner, Quintessa, Rosenblum, Schramsberg, Silver Oak, and Starry Night. “By focusing on a select group of premium wineries, our staff is better able to tell story of each of wines – winemaker’s philosophy and techniques, interesting aspects of terroir of vineyards where grapes were grown, even
Radisson Seven Seas Cruises! Where Luxury Goes ExploringWritten by William Lezubski
Luxury goes exploring! How faithfully these words portray elegance, exemplary service and much-lauded itineraries, which are very hallmark of Radisson's Cruises. Long ensconced in upper niche of 6-star cruising, Radisson welcomes guests to its five eclectic, trend setting ships as old and valued friends!
Atmospheres are luxurious of course, yet there is also feeling of unpretentious informality and a relaxed conviviality, which quickly brings guests together. You are always in your element no matter which ship you select. No noisome crowds, no bothersome announcements interrupt.
Blissful, private cocoons scrupulously maintained by discreet hotel staff who seems to sense by osmosis when they are necessary.
Old World civility, Radisson's top to bottom insistence on uncompromising quality results in matchless service happily unobtrusive and defined in very personal terms. In restaurants servers are observant, never obsequious.
Naturally there are times when guests would prefer to savor pleasures of table privately en suite, and so on all Radisson ships, 24 hour room service is available featuring chef's entrées during dining hours and a select menu at other times.
In keeping with Radisson Seven Seas superior dining standards, cuisine is cosmopolitan and menus feature a potpourri of selections ranging from latest fusion creations to traditional favorites and a menu for health conscious. All dining is splendid in flavor and presentation and wonderful gastronomic surprises are in store!
All ships have chic main dining rooms and fashionable alternative and specialty restaurants. The Signatures Restaurants on Voyager and Mariner are of particular note as Le Cordon Bleu chefs direct them, most prestigious culinary authority in world. On select sailing's intensive 2-hour Classe Culinaire des Croisières these master chefs teach workshops.