July2010

  • Beware of the mountain lion

                                                               A signboard at Piccheti Ranch, Cupertino, CA                           ...
  • A railway ride into a Redwood forest

    Train journeys from one town to another or one city to another; we’ve all done that. How about boarding a train to nowhere but the middle of a forest and back, that too, on an olden-day ¬†steam locomotive? Better still — an open train that chugs through hundreds of...
  • Picchetti winery

    Swirl, smell, sip at Picchetti

    American Independence day, they say is best celebrated with hot dogs and ice cream or barbecued food. I beg to differ, given that I chose to celebrate the 4 of July that just went by, with Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Merlot among other exotic tastes, at an idyllic location...
  • Pictures from Picchetti

    ¬†Picchetti Ranch lies up in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. It is also the home of Picchetti Winery which is one of the oldest wineries in California. You can read more about the winery, our visit and wine-tasting at Picchetti Winery on the previous post –> Swirl, Smell,...
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