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O.A.R.S. Wine on the River Series Pairs Vineyards & Gourmet Dinning With Multi-Day Rafting Trips
The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is the flagship program in the company’s season-long Wine on the River Series.
After selling out the company’s scheduled departure on Aug. 27, this brand-new trip combines world-class scenery and renowned whitewater with chef-prepared gourmet meals, award-winning Idaho wines from Ste. Chapelle Winery (http://www.stechapelle.com/)
Chef Eric Conte from Gnosh (http://www.moscowgnosh.com/)
The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is the flagship program in the company’s season-long Wine on the River Series (http://www.oars.com/
Guests from San Diego wrote about their experience on this trip from last fall, "We booked the Wine on the River trip down the Middle Fork thinking it would be a little more relaxing (late-season water levels, wine tasting each night). Our expectations were exceeded in every way!”
They were blown away by entrees of grilled Idaho trout with wild blackberry/nectarine salsa, Rocky Mountain Elk steaks with zinfandel demi glaze and caramelized shallots and more complemented with appetizers, side dishes and desserts such as Dutch Oven apple crisp with cheddar cheese and crème anglaise.
“That the chefs were able to produce this kind of food in the middle of nowhere is astonishing to say the least, and we are pretty accomplished foodies. Five stars in every way!” they added.
Other Wine on the River trips pairing choice vintages with river adventure and remarkable cuisine include a three-day/two-
For more information, availability, reservations and a copy of the 2014 O.A.R.S. Adventures catalog call 209-736-4677 or 800-346-6277, email email@example.com, or visit: http://www.oars.com/
Some 500,000 guests later, O.A.R.S. has been providing whitewater rafting vacations since 1969. Over the decades the company has set the standard in first-class rafting, sea kayaking and multi-sport adventure, with destinations and unparalleled experiences on over 35 rivers and coastlines around the world. O.A.R.S. caters to active travelers of all ages and abilities with more than 75 unique itineraries, including one-day and weekend escapes. In 2013, for the seventh consecutive year, Condé Nast Traveler recognized Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservation Manager and International Adventure Travel Consultant, as Condé Nast Traveler’s standalone Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category. In 2013 Outside, America’s leading multimedia active-lifestyle brand, named O.A.R.S. one of the top two outfitters in the world in its annual Active Travel Awards recognition program.
Media Contact: Steve Markle
Widness & Wiggins PR