- Published: Friday, 31 October 2014 05:00
- Written by Barbara Beckley
“Wow!” Stepping onto my second-story terrace, I was awestruck. Hanging in the sky above me was a hot air balloon, so close it seemed I could reach out and touch it. Talk about your wine country welcomes! The cheery orb continued within close sight, sailing in slow motion above the red tile roofs and in and out from behind the big shady trees as I descended the open-air staircase and walked along flower-lined pathways on my way to breakfast at the Villagio Inn & Spa.