Top 10 things we love on the Carnival Sunshine

We recently had the chance to cruise on the Carnival Sunshine and we loved this ship. We thought we would share our Top 10 things we love on the Carnival Sunshine. We were really impressed with everything the ship offers. This is only a small piece of all of the things offered on board.

dinner at JIJI Carnival Sunshine

1. JiJi’s Asian Restaurant

JiJi’s Asian Restaurant is only $15 a person and you be served so much food it is amazing. You can choose from dishes that range from Nanjiing Style Duck Appetizers, Chicken Spring Rolls, Slow braised Wagyu Beef short ribs to Hakka Style Noodles. They also offer Japanese Beers and a full service bar. The sangria is amazing!… 

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Walla Walla Vintners pioneers in Walla Walla Wine

The first winery we visited on our Walla Walla Wine weekend was Walla Walla Vintners. Winemaker Gordy Venneri gave us an amazing tour of the winery and explained the history of wine making in Walla Walla.

We came out of Walla Walla Vintners with a huge appreciated for not only their wines but what the area in general has done for wine making.

overlooking vineyards at Walla Walla Vinters

Walla Walla Vintners started as a hobby that grew into a 6,000 case full production winery over time.

When Walla Walla Vintners was started they were the 8th winery in Walla Walla according to Gordy. They were worried that the area might not be able to sustain 8 wineries…….. 

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Cork House Restaurant Liberty Lake Washington is a must visit!

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Oh my goodness I am so excited to share with you the new restaurant we found in the Spokane area. The Cork House Restaurant in Liberty Lake, Washington is Ah-Mazing!!!!

John found a restaurant.com gift certificate for the Cork House and checked out their menu online. He kept telling me the restaurant was going to be a winner and I was going to love it just from looking at their website.

From the moment we walked in the front door I was in love with this restaurant! The Cork House is currently decorated for the holidays and it was perfection. Simple, classy and not over the top just the way I like decorations.

We started off with drinks and they were delicious. I had a white chocolate cherry martini and it was sooo good and sooo strong. 1 martini and I was good to go for the rest of the meal. John enjoyed a great wine and loved it so much he brought the bottle home with him.

cork house cherry martini

The Cork House is one of the best local restaurants we have visited lately.

We were so impressed with the food, the service and the atmosphere!… 

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L’Ecole No 41 Walla Walla Winery is a must visit!

L’Ecole No 41 in Walla Walla is a must visit during any trip to Walla Walla!

Originally a 1915 school house that has been redone for the L’Ecole No 41 Winery this winery is truly amazing. From the moment you pull up you know this is a going to be a great visit.

L’Ecole is french for school and the perfect name for this winery. The Walla Walla area was settled by French Canadian fur traders and used to be called Frenchtown. The 1st planted vines date back to these settlers.

L’Ecole No 41 focuses on terroir-driven wines that reflect Washington State and the Walla Walla Valley. Nearly three decades of wine making goes into the amazing wines produced by L’Ecole No 41.

L`Ecole No 41 Winery

When you visit L’Ecole No 41 make sure and look at the original douglas fir flooring. The hangers in the coat room area are original to the school. Up until 1974 the building was a working school house. In 1977 the winery purchased the building and produced their first vintage in 1983…. 

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