2016 Winter WINEland: A Happy New Year of Wine Tasting

Kick off 2016 with a wonderful Sonoma County wine event, the 24th Annual Winter WINEland. On January 16-17, over 100 wineries throughout Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley are ready to help you welcome in the new … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Starting the Year with Sonoma County Wines: Favorites from the 2015 Winter WINEland

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of attending the Wine Road’s celebration to kick off 2015, the two-day Winter WINEland wine and food event covering the Dry Creek, Russian River, and Alexander Valleys in Sonoma County.   We didn’t make it … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Award-Winning Wines on Father’s Day: The North Coast Wine Challenge Invitational Tasting

Instead of a tie, why not buy Dad (or yourself) a ticket for the North Coast Wine Challenge Invitational Tasting (featuring wines from Napa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Solano and Sonoma Counties) next weekend?  Now in its second year, the Invitational Tasting … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Excitement at Epicuria: The 2013 Zinfandel Festival

Last week, we had the pleasure of attending Epicuria, the exciting commencement of the 2013 Zinfandel Festival.  This informal dine-around event provided culinary creations from 50 master chefs paired with 50 Zinfandel wines. There were a LOT of people eagerly waiting … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The Zinfandel Festival Turns 22

It’s time for the 2013 Zinfandel Festival!  ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates & Producers) proudly presents the 22nd Annual Zinfandel Festival in San Francisco, from January 31 – February 2, 2013.  You’ve probably heard about the massive Grand Tasting before, but did … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Best of 2011 – Sonoma County

Yesterday, we wrote about Napa Valley.  Today, we’re sharing our favorite memories of 2011 from Sonoma County.   There’s no way we tried everything possible there was to do/try/drink/taste/see in Sonoma County, but these were our most enjoyable attempts: Best New Winery … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Wine Tasting Ideas from Santa Rosa

Need some ideas on where to go wine tasting while you’re staying in Santa Rosa, or nearby?  You are fairly close to the Dry Creek and Alexander Valley regions, but if you’re close to Santa Rosa you may want to focus on … –> please click here to continue reading –>