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An Evening at the Healdsburg Wine Auction

Healdsburg Wine Auction

We’re always looking for reasons to visit Sonoma County in the fall (it’s the best time of year with harvest, changing leaves, and warm days and crisp nights). So, we’re excited to spend an evening in Healdsburg for the First Annual Healdsburg Wine Auction on Saturday, October 5.

Cruise Wine Country in Your Dream Ride

Ever daydreamed about cruising the wine country in a Ferrari, Classic Convertible, Harley, or sportster? Well my friends, dream no more. Taking one of these coveted rides out to the vines is actually accessible and easily planned. Here’s how to do it: 

One Day to Play in Calistoga

Calistoga Ranch

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.

Go Stomp Grapes! Napa and Sonoma's Best Harvest Celebrations

Come September, Wine Country is packed with grape stomps, vineyard picnics, and harvest celebrations. The good news? Everyone’s invited. Whatever your pleasure, plan to book in advance as most parties sell out.

Five New Restaurants Opening in Napa

This fall, a slew of new bars and restaurants are opening in Napa’s burgeoning downtown.

Napa Winery Adds Spirits to its Impressive Collection

Charbay

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.

The Farmer and The Fox Will Revitalize the Northern Napa Valley Corridor in 2014

Farmer & Fox

The ten minute drive between the towns of St. Helena and Calistoga at the northern end of Napa Valley is an idyllic one.

Make it a Day or Night in Wine Country's Kenwood

Breakfast at Kenwood Inn & Spa

Sure, Northern California Wine Country has good wine, but dig a little deeper and you’ll find there’s so much more to it than just a good glass of vino. Wine Country neighborhoods have a style all their own.

How to Make the Perfect Sangria

Sangria is far too often a haphazard mix of leftover wine, fruit, booze, and juice. However, with a little thought, it can become anything from a sweet summer treat to a deep, brooding cocktail. Here are some solid rules to get you mixing, and three prized recipes to seal the deal.

Eat, Drink and Celebrate in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley

Grape to Glass, Russian River Valley

One of the best things about harvest time in Wine Country is all of the harvest parties that come along with it. Add pre-harvest parties onto the calendar and the phrase "life is good" comes to mind.

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