Living in California Wine Country as we do, we’re literally surrounded by wine. Sonoma County is home to literally hundreds of wineries, from a small family-run winery like Mounts to much larger vineyards like Korbel. We love being able to go wine tasting any day we want, and indulg
Sonoma County – real Wine Country So I have some tough choices to make. I have a high school friend coming to visit this weekend. She’s in need of some R&R and her husband’s packing her off to Wine Country for the weekend. Now, they’ve been here before.
Ready to taste some wine with our kids safely playing in our UPPAbaby Vista. For Father’s Day we went wine tasting (and why not when you live in Wine Country, surrounded by more than 200 wineries?) We’ve spent a lot of time exploring other areas of Sonoma County like Dry
The lovely brick exterior to La Rosa – the new Mexican restaurant in downtown Santa Rosa. Unfortunately, the food doesn't come close to measuring up. This past weekend we headed out with the family and some friends to check out the new restaurant in downtown Santa Rosa.
Wine tasting at Balletto Winery – it's best to start 'em young! :) Balletto Vineyards and Winery is set amongst fields of grapes. It has a peaceful pavered patio, covered with a pergola and centered on an olive tree growing out of a large water feature. Insid
Quivira's Dry Creek Valley tasting room is set in one of their biodynamic vineyards, and complete with solar panels. This family-owned winery has a lovely tasting room in a tranquil setting just outside Healdsburg in Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley. Their hand-crafted, esta
Dutton Goldfield Winery's patio sadly lacks the beautiful views that most of Sonoma County's wineries offer. Dutton Goldfield Winery has a new tasting room on Gravenstein Highway North in Sebastopol. They used to participate in the Visa Signature program, but sadly have
image Walking up to the Deloach Vineyards tasting room from their parking lot you pass through a tranquil Biodynamic garden. There is a lovely brick courtyard complete with umbrella shaded tables for those who prefer to take advantage of Sonoma County’s fabulous weather and do t
Michel-Bernard's new tasting room in Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley We were on our way home from one of our favorite wineries, Armida, when we passed a newly opened tasting room. Quite honestly, we weren’t that hopeful – there are a LOT of tasting rooms in Dry Creek Va
Hanna Winery and Vineyard’s Russian River Valley tasting room is just on the outskirts of Santa Rosa. We are blessed with living in the heart of Northern California’s wine country. Even though we live very close to many wineries, we somehow always find ourselves driving to furt