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.
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!
With November upon us, it's time to start celebrating the holidays in Wine Country.
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.
Livermore Valley doesn’t get the same national spotlight as Napa and Sonoma, but its position as viticultural underdog means you can taste world-class wines without crawling through traffic on Highway 12. Whether you prefer tucked away wineries making small-lot vino or relaxing to live music on the patio of the winery, this easy Livermore Valley tasting itinerary offers options to suite every palate.
When the leaves change hues, it's time to dust off your pie recipes and find an idyllic, cozy town for autumnal inspiration. We suggest you put on your boots and pack your Pendleton blanket for Sebastopol, where the peaceful back roads are dotted with farm stands, handpainted signs for pancake breakfasts, and craggy apples trees bursting with fruit.
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.
Hungry? Thirsty? Try these tasty new options in Wine Country.