The Bay Area might be seeing a whole lot of Annie Leibovitz in the coming months. The famed celebrity photographer and her family recently purchased an old machine shop in downtown Healdsburg with the plan to convert the space into an art gallery and performance venue.
You’ve been there: A spontaneous trip to Wine Country leaves you guessing which among roughly 3,000 wineries (that all sound the same) will offer a setting inspring enough to coax a “jelly” or two from your Instagram pals. We're here to help.
No category of wine is as indulgent and yet as overlooked as dessert wine. Like a good piece of cake, it should be sweet without being saccharine. California wineries make a diverse array of after-dinner drinkers, inspired by Old World classics from Port to Sauternes. Here are our 10 homegrown favorites as well as sweets for pairing.
Our 2016 guide to the best body treatments in the Bay Area is perfect for soothing away your winter doldrums, office-ignited stress, or après-gym soreness.
With all the snow and water in the Sierra Mountains right now, it's sure to be a good year for juicy grapes and fantastic wines. Mark your calendar with these five wine festivals and head into the hills for a sip.
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.
Local and seasonal ingredients are the culinary and environmental mandate of Wine Country. So what's a Japanese restaurant to do when its intricate kaiseki menu calls for a special kind of turnip that dates back to the 1400s? Rather than importing, one new restaurant is opting to grown their own.
While the United States doesn’t have grand and premier cru classifications for its greatest vineyards like Burgundy, France does, for wine lovers who covet California Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs there are certain vineyards that are spoken about with the same reverence. As one of the first wineries to focus almost exclusively on single-vineyard Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs, Patz & Hall has been seeking out and championing some of California’s most iconic vineyards for more than a quarter century.