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7 California Sauvignon Blancs to Beat the September Heat

Zippy and zesty, lush and alive, sauvignon blanc is often heralded as the quintessential warm-weather wine. And with Indian summer just commencing in San Francisco, this refreshing white is a necessity for any home cellar.

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.

5 Literary-Themed Wines to Pair With Your Summer Reading

Ready to curl up with a good book and a large glass of wine? Here are five literary-themed bottles to finish before the bell rings.

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.

Delicious New Restaurants and Cocktails in Wine Country

Ready your appetite for these notable new eating and sipping experiences!

Great Balls of Fire! Where to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in Wine Country

The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight at about 9pm and continues through the early hours of the morning. And this year's show promises to be more spectacular than usual: NASA says the meteor count could be up to 100 meteors per hour shooting through the atmosphere and trailed by spectacular trains of light.

Where's the Beef? World's First Vegetarian Drive-Thru Opens in Rohnert Park

Menu items at the brand-new Amy’s Drive-Thru in Rohnert Park sound familiar enough: double cheeseburger, chili cheese fries, and a milkshake, all served lickety-split. But at this earth-friendly fast food eatery topped with a living roof, there’s not an ounce of meat on the grill. California's cows are happy today, indeed.

5 Sexy New Wine Country Spas

Ditch your cell phone, shut down the computer, and escape into the bliss of a pampering day at the spa. These new and recently-renovated retreats beckon.

Best of San Francisco 2015: Staycations, Getaways, Cool Hotels + More

Sure, San Francisco is great. But when you're itching for an adventure, check out some of the area's hottest getaways—some are closer to home than you might think. Here are this year's most popular destinations, new hotels, restaurants, and more.

Kevin Spacey is Singing Classic American Hits Saturday in Sonoma

You know him best as your favorite corrupt president in House of Cards, but you’ve never seen Kevin Spacey quite like this. The actor takes center-stage for his first-ever public concert this weekend, and the thought of seeing Frank Underwood in the flesh has us all in a titter. 

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