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8 California Sparkling Wines to Pop Open this Weekend

Valentine's Day certainly calls for sparklers, but popping open a bottle can be an event in itself. In fact, with the three-day weekend ahead, a cold glass of bubbly might be just what you need. 

With 40 Varietals of Wine, Paso Robles Is a Taster's Paradise

As much as we love Napa and Sonoma, our palates are occasionally wont to wander. Paso Robles is on the tips of wine connoisseurs' tongues these days, so we headed south to check out what's being touted as California's hot wine region du jour. 

Maui's Craft Wine, Beer, and Spirits Scene Is Making Waves

Whether you're heading to the summit of Mount Haleakala or want a pleasant venture away from Maui's resort life, the island's quiet upcountry near Makawao and Kula is a compelling destination for libation lovers.

6 Female Sommeliers Talk Wine, Passion, and Disrupting a Male-Dominated Field

Ten years ago, if you asked to speak to the sommelier of a restaurant, it's likely an older gentleman would make his way to your table to discuss varietals. In recent years, however, women have succeeded in disrupting the traditionally male-dominated industry.

Judge These Wines by the Labels, Says SF Startup Bare Bottle

We've been taught never to judge a book by its cover, a wine by its label. And with wines, anyhow, fancy labels often signal overcompensation for what's inside. But now, San Francisco startup Bare Bottle is bringing the worlds of winemaking and design together to package premium wines in high style.

6 Wine Country Events for Spring & Summer

Crack open that calendar and make plans for these must-do eating and drinking events.

Property Porn: $4.6m Secluded Wine Country Estate

Located in the 165-acre enclave of Savannah Estates, this luxury home sits on more than 26 acres with an infinity pool with a waterfall, sauna, and more Wine Country deliciousness.

Drink Here Now: Tropical Drinks at Loló, Half-Price Wine & More

Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems. -Matt Groening

Spring Road Trip: The Anderson Valley

Mendocino's Anderson Valley is a pastoral, wine-and-farm-fueled escape any time of year. But go in spring and you’ll delight in verdant hills, apple blossoms, and newborn lambs—lord help us, it's lovely.

Bottoms Up! Our 2015 San Francisco Nightlife Guide is Here

Ah, San Francisco nights. With so many options for after-dark revelry, and so little time to hit them all, 7x7 devotes this year's San Francisco Nightlife Guide to only the absolute most awesome spots to hang once the sun goes down.

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