DOES THE DREAM JOB EXHIST IN THIS ECONOMY?
When the economy takes a turn for the worse, your job's lost and your options are limited, look to what you love. One woman succeeded in seeing unemployment as the opportunity she had been waiting for to get her dream business started.
San Francisco, CA March 1, 2010--Rather than stress out Arianne Goodman saw this as her opportunity to make her dream come true. With little to lose and enough backing and savings to get her business off the ground, Arianne started her own luxury wine and bicycle vacation company. Having toured the world on her bike, Arianne is an expert in bicycle touring and knows what makes a perfect trip. But she doesn't just bike, she also loves wine and is a certified sommelier . Once she had graduated from UCSC and spent a year abroad in France as well as Chile, she applied to the nations only Court of Master Sommelier approved wine program. After excelling in the program and earning her credential as a certified sommelier, she took jobs in the wine industry in San Francisco. With a few years under her belt the economy took a turn for the worse and she found herself jobless and hard pressed to find another. Rather than despair, Arianne saw this as her opportunity to go after her dreams. She decided to couple her two passions and areas of expertise and developed Gears and Grapes Getaways, an extremely specialized wine and cycling vacation. Her tours are impeccably planned and take people on 3 day excursions through wine country via bicycle. She has hand selected some of the best wineries, hotels, and restaurants Napa and Sonoma have to offer as well as some of the most beautiful bicycling. Her trips are arranged so that wine lovers can meet the vintners and taste rare and exclusive wines. The small intimate groups and special attention paid to guests are part of what set this tour apart from others. Although bicycling is her preferred way to travel through wine country, her company does accommodate people who are interested in a more leisure vacation. To supplement she offers yoga classes, spa treatments or poolside lounging coupled with vehicle transport to the wineries. In doing what she loved, she found herself a job making dream vacations come true. In these hard times, Europe might be over the top, so why not enjoy all of what Europe offers at home. Save the money on airfare and indulge in style in Napa and Sonoma with Gears and Grapes Getaways.
About Gears and Grapes Getaways
Gears and Grapes Getaways provides active vacations while enjoying the nuances of luxury. Tours consist of bicycling through the beautiful Sonoma and Napa valley wineries while stopping to taste wine, eat incredible meals and stay in luxury accommodations. Their experienced tour guides are cyclists and sommeliers and are available to educate guests on the wines tasted as well as the region. Gears and Grapes Getaways is an environmentally conscious company dedicated to working in ways that promote sustainability by visiting sustainable wineries, hotels, and restaurants whenever possible and through encouraging the use of bicycles as a form of transportation and exercise.
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