Half Moon Bay and pumpkins go hand in hand. When October rolls around, you know the self-proclaimed capital will pull out all the stops to celebrate the popular squash. But it turns out Mendocino County has its own vegetable love affair. November is magic mushroom time in Mendocino County.
It’s a sure sign of fall when pumpkins start showing up on doorsteps and in windows. But along with trips to your favorite pumpkin patch, October is the perfect time of year for apple picking, and the perfect place to pick is only about an hour north of the city.
For nearly 40 years the Sonoma County Harvest Fair has offered a fun-spirited way to taste some of wine country’s best.
Wine may be king in Sonoma County, but there’s a new competitor for the throne. Wine Country has seen an explosion in craft beer breweries over the past few years and the trend shows no sign of slowing down.
At the top of Napa Valley, Calistoga sits right in between Napa and Sonoma counties. It’s different. It’s wine country, but life in Calistoga doesn’t feel like it revolves around grapes and vineyards. It’s about water, wine and mud, and not necessarily in that order.
Finding a new spot to add to your beach getaway list is always a plus.
Even one-of-a-kind weddings often take a cue or two from tradition. Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue now have competition from something brewed.
Big-time beach lovers can spend sunrise to sunset on the sand–no problem. It's getting them to leave, when the sun is still shining, that's truly an impressive feat. But in Avila Beach, brushing off the sand and taking some time to explore has its perks.
There’s really no arguing that Napa County does wine and does it well. The hardest part about getting a good glass of wine is often having to choose from the long list of choices. But tucked away on Spring Mountain above St. Helena, a winery is doing more than just make wine–they’re carrying on a family tradition and gaining fans with every sip.
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