Exclusive New York Wine Tour Escorted by Donal Ray Smith

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TravelStore announces a unique opportunity to explore New York's wineries on a special wine tour escorted by celebrity wine merchant and educator Donal Ray Smith. Offered exclusively by TravelStore, the tour will visit sites such as Niagara Falls and the Finger Lakes Wine Country, including special visits to select wineries and tasting rooms, at the start of the fall foliage season.

New York Wine Tour hosted by Donal Ray Smith

Sacramento-area wine merchant and educator, Donal Ray Smith

"This is a special opportunity not only to see some of New York's beautiful sites, but also experience what wine makers in this area are creating."

TravelStore announces an opportunity to explore New York’s wineries on a unique wine tour escorted by Donal Ray Smith, Sacramento’s consummate wine merchant and wine educator. Offered exclusively by TravelStore, this special wine tour will visit engaging sites like Niagara Falls and the Finger Lakes Wine Country, all at the start of the fall foliage season. The one-week tour beings September 18, 2010 and includes special visits to select wineries and tasting rooms, highlighted by Donal Smith’s insights.

A Sacramento-area celebrity, Donal Ray Smith has 26 years of experience with Wine Tours, Wine Tasting, Food and Wine Pairing, Wine Consulting and Wine Classes & Seminars. He also held “On-The-Air” radio and television positions for local KSFM radio, KCRA radio, and KCRA (Ch. 3), Sacramento.

For the past 25 years, Donal has managed Corti Brother’s dynamic wine departments, and visited most of the important wine regions in the world. As a wine and spirits merchant for one of the country’s most important upscale wine and food retailers, Donal was frequently expected to taste and scrutinize as many as 200 wines each month. Frequent “guest lists” for these tastings included some of the most famous wine critics, winemakers and food aficionados of the world.

“This is a special opportunity not only to see some of New York’s beautiful sites, but also experience what wine makers in this area are creating,” says Smith. Some of the wine tour highlights include visits to the New York Culinary Center, the Finger Lakes Wine Center, and wineries like Belhurst Castle, Lakeland, Anthony Road Cellars, Swedish Hill, Hidden March, Dr. Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars and others. View the complete wine tour itinerary.

Reservations and arrangements for this special wine tour are being handled by TravelStore. Prices for the Donal Ray Smith wine tour are $2,100 per person based on twin occupancy. Single and triple occupancy pricing is also available.

Read more about Donal Ray Smith at http://www.donalsmithwines.com.

Headquartered in California, TravelStore is one of the nation’s leading travel agencies. For more information or other culinary-oriented travel and vacation packages, call 1-800-283-2772 or visit http://www.travelstoreusa.com

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