It’s Crabtastic! The 2017 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Great news!  There’s still time to join in on the 2017 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival, a countywide celebration between January 20 and 29.  You’ll find family-style crab and cioppino feeds, gourmet winemaker dinners, food and wine tasting opportunities, craft breweries, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Outstanding Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (and more)

Cradled in the rolling hills of western Mendocino County, Anderson Valley is one of the smallest and coldest winegrowing regions in California.  It is also the source of excellent Pinot Noirs, crafted from grapes grown here by a talented group … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Fifty Shades of White: Favorites from the International Alsace Varietals Festival

It’s hard to find a wine festival focused on white wines, which is one of the things that makes the International Alsace Varietals Festival so enjoyable.   We were lucky enough to attend this year’s events and found many outstanding white wines … –> please click here to continue reading –>

A Decade of Aromatic Whites: The 2015 International Alsace Varietals Festival

The 10th annual International Alsace Varietals Festival is coming to Mendocino County next month, on February 7th and 8th offering a chance to celebrate varietals such as Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Muscat.  This fun and unique event is brought to you by the Anderson Valley … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Hail, Dungeness! The 2015 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival

Crab lovers rejoice, because it’s time for the 2015 Mendocino County Crab, Wine & Beer Festival, celebrating this year’s harvest.  This ten-day countywide celebration offers all-you-can-eat crab feeds, winery events, brewery tours, restaurant specials and crab fishing adventures (where you can … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Current Favorites from the Rest of Mendocino County

Last month, we wrote here about our favorite experiences at the Hopland Passport Weekend and offered recommendations for wines and wineries in the area.   Since then, we’ve had the pleasure of attending both the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival and Taste … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Taste of Mendocino 2014: Helping You Plan Your Next Getaway

Is it time to plan a summer getaway? Are you trying to figure out how and when to revisit Mendocino County?  If you will be in or near San Francisco on Tuesday, June 10, you should go to the 2014 … –> please click here to continue reading –>