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Wine Country Bakeries to Ring in the Holidays

With the hectic chaos swirling around during the holiday season, it can be hard to schedule that home-baked strudel. Here’s where to grab some crazy good bread and cake in Wine Country for those pressed for time.

Raise a Glass at These Tiny, Boutique Wineries

You've probably never heard of these tiny tasting rooms, but a visit to any of these boutique wineries is sure to be filled with tasty vino and one-on-one time with the winemakers. 

Love Olives? Head to These Olive Festivals in November + December

It’s olive season in Wine Country, and now through the new year you can play the role of farmer and shake down the tasty fruit straight from the trees or wait until they get made into artisanal oil and briny table snacks. Either way, yum! 

Where to Taste Wine Country's Spiciest Dishes

Whether it's topped with exotic zataar, unexpected herbal Chinese lily bulb, or even fragrant pine, we're trying out Wine Country's most spiced up dishes this summer. Check out these local restaurants for a tasty spread of exotic ingredients.  

Wine Tastings Go Luxe With Lavish Meals and Interior Design

Free wine tastings have gone the way of Napa and Sonoma lore—if we want to sip the good stuff, we have to pony up. But we also believe that you get what you pay for. These five new spots aren't just pouring wine—they are offering luxury experiences we won't soon forget. Those memories? Priceless. 

5 New Spots to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

Hungry? Thirsty? Try these tasty new options in Wine Country.

Where to Stomp Grapes and Celebrate Harvest in Wine Country

Thanks to warm weather encouraging early bud break, the wine grape harvest is coming to a close early this year. Luckily, there’s still time to get in on the action with these special experiences that get you out of the tasting rooms and into the vineyards. 

Fall Food + Wine Events Worth Hitting the Open Road

Gas is actually affordable right now (knock on wood), so take advantage and hit the road for a culinary adventure at these top-notch food and wine events.

5 Best Places for Sunset Dining in Wine Country

With so many mountains and hillside and ocean cliffs in Wine County, there are endless possibilities to catch a Sonoma/Napa sunset over supper. Here are five of the best settings to stake out.

You Say Tomato. We Say Go to These Tomato Festivals in September

Whatever your pronunciation of everyone's favorite earthy red vegetable-that's-really-a-fruit, can we all agree that tomato season is one of the finest culinary moments of the year? Now that that's settled, head for Wine Country where a hearty lineup of festivals are scheduled to salute the juicy fruit.

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