I hope you are both well! I'm writing to see if we might be able to get Donna Kalez from Dana Wharf on sometime soon to talk about their Sunset Wine Cruises. The basic info is below. They run Friday & Saturdays 5:30 - 7:00 pm and the cost is only $49! Super fun way to usher in Spring/Summer!
Join us for a 90-minute evening cruise aboard our luxury catamaran. In the spring and summer enjoy a evening of sunshine, cool ocean breezes and romantic views. In winter, take in stunning views of the beautifully lighted Dana Point Harbor. This cruise will feature a sampling of wines from The Organic Cellar which promotes organically grown and pesticide-free wines as well as a sample platter of cheese, crackers, fruits and nuts that compliment the wines. Our 63′ Ocean Adventure catamaran also features a full cash bar if you’d like to purchase some additional beverages. Sit back, relax and enjoy the lights of beautiful and charming Dana
Point Harbor This cruise includes:
• 4 tastes of wine (2 red and 2 white) from The Organic Cellar, featuring wines from Wyland, which is a winery that infuses great tastes, health, and fine living. Join us in making our lives a little healthier and a whole lot more delicious.
• Cheese/cracker/dried fruit/nut sampler
• Wine host
Additional wine can be purchased aboard the catamaran.
ABOUT THE VESSEL:
Dana Wharf’s newest vessel is the 63′ catamaran, the Ocean Adventures, which comfortably holds up to 49 passengers. This luxury vessel was built exclusively for Dana Wharf and is the newest boat in the California whale watching business! This eco-friendly vessel is the future of whale watching and features high-tech viewing cameras mounted at the bow, a roomy viewing deck, and the smoothest ride on the water! You will LOVE this vessel!
FOUNDER OF THE POPULAR BLOG, “THE ELLIOTT HOMESTEAD” SHAYE ELLIOTT - TALKS ABOUT HER NEW BOOK, WELCOME TO THE FARM
The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, WELCOME TO THE FARM is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to growing the very best food right in your own backyard. Shaye Elliott takes readers on a journey that teaches them how to harvest baskets full of organic produce, milk a dairy cow (and make butter), plant a homestead orchard, can jams and jellies, and even raise chickens and bees. From her experience running The Elliott Homestead, Shaye provides all the how-to wisdom you need to know about:
The benefits of a home garden
The basics of seed starting
Building your own greenhouse
What belongs in the winter garden
Canning, freezing, and dehydrating techniques and recipes
The pros and cons of caged vs. free-range chickens
Keeping a dairy cow and what to do with all the milk
Raising animals for meat
Making your own cider and wine
And so much more!
WELCOME TO THE FARM is aimed to serve homesteaders and urban-farmers alike, guiding them through the beginning stages of small-area farming and utilizing whatever amount of space they have available for optimal and delicious food production.
Shaye Elliott is the founder of the popular blog, “The Elliott Homestead” And author of two farm-to-table cookbooks, From Scratch and Family Table. She is a chicken keeper, cow milker, pig wrangler, avid gardener, and spends much of her summer preserving a variety of foods for the winter larder. Shaye lives with her husband, Stuart, and their four children in Malaga, Washington.