Wine Country Checklist: 7 Things To Do In Napa Valley

Dreamy sceneries of rolling hills, beautiful varietal fields, luxury vacations homes, quaint eateries, and aromatic wine tasting rooms—Napa Valley has it all. The wine country region is a favorite vacation destination for Californian tourists, recorded to have played host to over 3 million visitors in each of the past few years. You will not [...]

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Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition—3 Award-Winning Wineries for Sauvignon Blanc

As the long days and warm afternoons continue through summer into early fall, a drive through the Sonoma Wine Country promises an easygoing pace amid the beautiful vineyards of Dry Creek and Alexander valleys. There couldn’t be a better time for leisurely wine tasting, and how better to cool down than with Sauvignon Blanc. [...]

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3 Organic and Biodynamic Wineries in Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Valley sustainable farming — good for the environment and the grapes!

A little luck and a lot of art go into winemaking. Myriad factors affect the final product, from climate and weather conditions to pruning and cultivation of the vines, not to mention what’s involved after the grapes are harvested. With so many variables, hats off to those wineries that eschew modern farming practices, which [...]

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3 Wine Country Michelin-Starred Restaurants —nearby fine dining adds to your vacation experience

Earning a Michelin rating would make any chef or restaurant owner’s day — or year.  This reputable French guidebook company awards one, two or three stars each year to the most deserving restaurants around the world. The prestigious award is reserved for the those who have mastered quality, technique and consistency. Although there are hundreds [...]

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Dinner for Two in Healdsburg—Mike’s Top 3 Romantic Restaurants

Scopa Hands down, this is my favorite spot in town for atmosphere and knockout Italian food. It’s very small and intimate, yet the bistro atmosphere is lively and electric. It’s right downtown on the plaza and always packed, but the food and ambience transport you into your own private world. Try the Tomasso's Suga [...]

By | 2017-08-10T14:43:06+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Sonoma County restaurants, Special Events, Uncategorized, Vacation destinations, Wine Country|Comments Off on Dinner for Two in Healdsburg—Mike’s Top 3 Romantic Restaurants