Art Trails — A Local Adventure

Saturday and Sunday October 8 & 9 and October 15 & 16 10am – 5pm Heading out on Sonoma County Art Trails is a great way to soak up the beauty of Sonoma County Wine Country. Sponsored by the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Art Trails takes you into the studios of local artists [...]

By | 2017-08-10T14:42:31+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Educational|Comments Off on Art Trails — A Local Adventure

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

Wine Smarts

Tasting notes, reviews, price comparisons—which wine is the best? I’ve been searching for THE ultimate wine app for my phone, the one that will give me all the info I want with just a few swipes of my thumb. Take a short web browse and you’ll see that it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the [...]

By | 2017-08-11T14:12:13+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Educational, wine tasting|Comments Off on Wine Smarts

Wine Country Harvest

  Sonoma County’s grape harvest is right around the corner and should be in full swing in the next 45 days. Harvest usually begins in August, with light-skinned grapes such as Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc ripening first, and often continues into October, with grapes like Cabernet and Syrah ripening up last. This is a busy [...]

By | 2017-08-11T14:11:14+00:00 July 30th, 2016|Healdsburg, CA, Special Events|Comments Off on Wine Country Harvest

Healdsburg – Not just wine tasting

If you haven't traveled in Wine Country in the last 10 years, it's possible that your experience of Healdsburg is of a growing farm town, quiet, with some great Dry Creek Zins and Rockpile Chardonnay; maybe Napa County's less elegant little sister. The truth is that in recent years, Sonoma County, and Healdsburg specifically, [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:17:31+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Educational, Wine Country, Wine Country Travel|Comments Off on Healdsburg – Not just wine tasting