Napa Valley Journals

Weekend at Napa Valley

A November 2000 trip to Napa Valley by FLTravelAgent

Ruths Chris Steakhouse Photo, Napa Valley, California More Photos
Quote: We recently returned from a whirlwind weekend in napa Valley visitng some 25 wineries in one day! At approximately 4 tastings per winery that was a real winner of a time.

Weekend at Napa Valley

Overview

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To explore the wine country in its fullest you need to rise early and start off on Hwy 29 at about 8:50 a.m. A great first stop is a brand new winery the Laird Family Winery. By lunch you will want to stop at V. Sattui's for the best in deli sandwiches. You'll make your own from their wonderful freshmarket concept and they have side items (hot) and sodas, beer or wine to go with them (a great picnic area). Stop at the Wine Discovery Center at St. Suprey Winery and have a taste of the best dessert wine you ever could imagine. Burn off all the extra calories by walking the Berringer and Sutter Winery estates, both very delightful and fascinating.Quick Tips: You may want to schedule dinner r...Read More

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Hotel | "Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero"

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Absolutely one of the best hotels in Francisco, easy access to all of San Francisco and the waterfront. Excellent views from the room of either downtown or the waterfront. Friendly and very helpful staff. Regency Club accomodations are well worth the upgrade price.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 22, 2000

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 788-1234

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

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Restaurant

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Photo, Napa Valley, California
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The Ruth's Chris experience is one of the most romantic evenings a couple can have in San Francisco. The superb food is served with the most gracious of service. The house specialty of course is steak. Richly marbled U.S.D.A. Prime and other premium cuts-- only THE finest steak served anywhere that is bred in the Midwest and aged to exacting standards. Ruth’s Chris’ beef is never frozen, so it’s exceptionally tender and flavorful. Individual steaks are cut at the restaurant, broiled to diners’ tastes, and served sizzling. Portions are large — 12 to 22 ounces — because a larger cut of meat retains its natural juices during cooking. In addition to steak, the menu includes select fresh ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 22, 2000

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
1601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, California 94109
(415) 673-0557

Harry Mason Designer Jewelry

Attraction | "Harry Masons"

Harry Mason Designer Jewelry Photo, Napa Valley, California
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Looking for the most different and appealing jewelry? Look no further than Pier 39 in San Francisco! Harry Mason will dazzle you with unique custom crafted jewelry that will bring out all your positive points and up even the quiet beast within!

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 22, 2000

Harry Mason Designer Jewelry
Pier 39
San Francisco, California
(415) 543-2996

Gray Line San Francisco Bus Tours

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Attraction | "ChinaTown, Dinner and A Cocktail"

Gray Line San Francisco Bus Tours Photo, San Francisco, California
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This excellent Grayline Tour includes it all in such a short time -- China Town walking tour, dinner authentic and in the Authentic setting and a cocktail at a superb exclusive club. You will enjoy dinner at Cathay House - an authentic Chinese restaurant overlooking the heart of Chinatown. After dinner, set out for the guided walking tour of Chinatown. Tour unique Grant Avenue and explore Chinese markets, restaurants, theaters, herb shops, temples, a fortune cookie factory and more - weather permitting. Walking shoes are recommended. Drive past the glittering lights of Fisherman's Wharf and view Telegraph Hill, Coit Tower, the Broadway Strip, and the historic Ferry Building. Cross the Bay Bridge to T...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 22, 2000

Gray Line San Francisco Bus Tours
Pier 43 1/2 Embarcadero
San Francisco, California 94133
(415) 434-8687