Monthly Archives: July 2011

Photo of the Day: Historical Glen Ellen

Standing on Arnold Drive in Glen Ellen is the historical Charles J. Poppe building. This is just one of the many historical markers of the small town of Glen Ellen outside of Sonoma. The Poppe building was originally built in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Vineyards

A vineyard is the land on which the cultivation of the grape takes place, knows as viticulture. There are approximately 40 known grape varietals, but in Sonoma County, Chardonnay is the most popular with 16,000 harvest acres. There are 13 … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Historic Guerneville Bridge

From about 1900 to 1949 the Guerneville Bridge served as a main transportation route to this town. In the 1980s the bridge was set to be torn down but was saved after it was placed on the National Register of … Continue reading

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Photo of the day: Window Shopping

All around Sonoma County you will find the best places to shop. Many boutique shops in Sonoma feature great displays in their front windows enticing passersby to take a closer look at their unique offerings inside the store. The Sign … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Healdsburg

Healdsburg, California is a great place for tourists and locals alike. The downtown area features a plaza with great shops, galleries, restaurants, hotels, tasting rooms and more! Visitors can find jazz music four to six nights around the plaza, upscale … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Merlot Grapes

Grapes all over Sonoma County are growing for the 2011 harvest. Winemakers keep a close eye on their vineyard grapes to make sure everything is going smoothly to create the best vintage possible. They will monitor the grape growth, the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Tuesday Evenings

Tuesday evenings in Sonoma mean the Farmers Market! Hundreds of locals and visitors bring friends, family, chairs, blankets, wine and more to enjoy the local vendors and musicians that provide entertainment on Tuesday evenings in the Plaza. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Beer in Wine Country

Sonoma County may be known as Real Wine Country, but you’ll also find some of the best breweries and pubs serving the area’s finest beers! If you’re pallet waters for a taste of beer amongst all of the wine on … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Fruit Growth

Grapes all over Sonoma County are rapidly growing into the fruit that makes the best wine! Before you know it, wineries, winemakers and vineyards will be picking their grapes for the 2011 harvest. This years harvest is expected to be … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Honey bee

A honey bee takes a rest on a beautiful Sonoma flower. Sonoma County is meant for exploring with all its nature and beauty. Take a hike in one of the many state parks, check out the Russian River or the … Continue reading

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