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Extreme Wine Touring
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Audir8II.jpgGiven the surge of interest in so-called adventure tourism, it's no surprise that extreme activities have finally made their way to wine country. From mellow outings like deep-sea fishing and balloon rides to truly adrenaline-pumping options like skydiving and trapeze training, the options themselves are as varied as the highs they inspire.

Baby You Can Drive My Car
One of the most hair-raising things you can do in wine country is get behind the wheel of an Audi R8 and brave the hairpin turns and dramatic elevation changes at Infineon Raceway just south of Sonoma. We like Audi's all-inclusive package, which encompasses a wine country back roads tour, two nights' five-star lodging for two, catered meals and a day of racing along the breathtaking...

2.5-mile course ($3,295).
Audi Sportscar Experience @ Infineon Raceway * 29355 Arnold Dr., Sonoma, CA 95476
* (800) 733-0345 * audidrivingexperience.com

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