[Nobbc] Long-range planning for Tour!
apexbrit2 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 16:50:40 MDT 2008
Sounds wonderful; I may even have the Mark 2 Jag there!
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 2:54 PM, gtwincams <gtwincams at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Hello members,
> On the assumption that our crappy economy will be improving by next
> Spring, I am hoping to generate a really nice turnout for a tour we'll
> be leading to Napa. As a special treat, Trish and I will be leading a
> trip that will include visiting my long-time clients and friends at
> Saintsbury, a small, excellent winery in the Carneros, a registered
> appellation for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Saintsbury is normally closed
> on the weekends, but Dave Graves, co-owner and friend, will host us
> there for tasting, relaxation, and a place to eat our lunch (bring your
> own picnic) at a beautiful location with ample parking, right off of
> Hwy. 121 west of 29. Dave will provide a tour of the winery for those
> who are interested, and tasting will be from the barrel (!) as well as
> the bottle for those who would like to partake.
> I am aware that some of us are not interested in wine tasting when going
> on our drives, yet some of us are (passengers, here's your chance), and
> we often make stops at wineries for lunch and breaks. This will be more
> personalized, since the winery will not be open to the public, and the
> setting is really nice. Also, we'll figure out an interesting drive that
> will combine twisty backroads and maybe a few main roads so we can let
> the public see our beautiful cars as we motor on our way. And yes, I
> will do my best to schedule this when no bike races are happening on our
> Why am I telling you all so much in advance? Well, to generate interest,
> and give you time to schedule this drive and provide suggestions as to
> parts of the route you'd like included (please email me directly at
> gtwincams at pacbell.net . I will be extending the invitation to the Golden
> Gate Lotus Club members as well, like I did for my last tech session.
> Pencil this onto your calendars, folks, and stay posted as we develop
> tour plans during the winter.
> Greg Tatarian
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