Hello lovely people. I hope everyone has had an incredible day and is on the way to a fabulous week. I’m feeling so grateful for the day that I just had and an amazing weekend spend in California.
I have a friend who works for Google. Who doesn’t these days. It’s one of the biggest companies in the world (I think), and I’ve met quite a few people over the past five years who work or have worked there.
My particular friend, named Amy works and lives in Sunnyvale, CA, which is where the company is headquartered. She threw out an invite to me about 4 months ago to visit, and see what Sunnyvale and her world is all about. Naturally, I decided to visit her because she’s such a beautiful person and such a good friend!
Amy had a great plan for me to fly in on a Thursday night, and she would take Friday off so we could go touring Napa Valley to drink some wine! Amy is all about PLUR, and having half drunk conversations with her brings both of us so much love.
Little did I know, she had booked a limo to take us to Napa for the full day of wine tasting. The company’s service was phenomenal, and I can’t recommend it enough. Check them out here: www.limosofsunnyvale.com.
I’ve never been to Napa Valley in the past, so I jumped full speed at this opportunity. And I can’t tell you how happy I am that Amy and I were able to see some stunning views, have some amazing wine, and catch up on some long awaited conversation.
Here’s a picture of a chapel that we found on one of our tours. IF I ever get married, I want it to be here!
A-Mazing! I’ve never seen anything like the vineyards that we saw over the course of one day. And I also don’t think that I’ve ever drank wine that has been that good. I was talking to the owner at Givich Vineyards, and asked if I could order a case of his wine since the wine that we had at his vineyard was so good. He told me that he would be happy to sell me as much wine as I wanted to buy (naturally!), but it would not taste as good as what we were served at the vineyard. He said the number one reason for that was ‘Because there’s so much love at this vineyard that you won’t get in the bottle’. He said this with a wry smile, followed by a laugh, which was warmly welcomed by Amy and I. We spent about 3 total hours at his vineyard, and had the best time out of any winery we visited.
The weekend wasn’t barely started, and already we had a fabulous limo tour to I think 6 different vineyards, followed by an amazing dinner in Sunnyvale at a restaurant called Faz Sunnyvale (all the wine got us in the mood for some Mediterranean food!).
I’ll be back soon to talk more about this fabulous weekend with one of my bestest friends in the world.
Until then, remember Peace, Love, Unity, and Respect!