Monthly Archives: May 2012

SIFF Summer Cinema Series

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The Sonoma International Film Festival was a smashing success. The festival will continue to hold screenings of great films throughout the summer at select venues. Check out the films that will be a part of the 2012 Summer Cinema Series: … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary

Check out this video of last weekends celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary. The fireworks, lights and music show were fantastic. Most of our visitors to Sonoma County come from our neighboring city of San Francisco, passing over … Continue reading

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St. Francis Jazz Night

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St. Francis Winery & Vineyards hosted a Jazz Night happy hour last Thursday put on by KJZY. The evening included wines by the glass, great Jazz by local, hand-selected musicians and plenty of food trucks. The weather was perfect as … Continue reading

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California Missions Museum

California Missions Museum

If you have been by the Sonoma Plaza, you have most likely seen the San Francisco Solano Mission- the northern most and last built of the 21 California missions. But, chances are you haven’t seen all 21. If you go … Continue reading

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Natural Rock Wine Caves

Natural Rock Wine Cave

Wine caves are something spectacular. But what is even more spectacular are natural rock wine caves, with no reinforcements, with natural dripping water to keep the caves cool and moist– perfect for storing and aging wine. The natural rock caves … Continue reading

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Sonoma Farmers Market

Sonoma Farmers Market

We. Love. The. Farmers Market. What a great place to hang out with friends, enjoy live music, taste amazing foods, and buy produce from our local farmers! It’s commonplace for the Sonoma Plaza to fill up on Tuesday evenings from … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Pond Flowers

Pond Flowers.

These pond lily flowers are simply eating up the sunshine and beautiful weather around Sonoma County. We walked around the beautiful campus of Matanzas Creek Winery in Bennett Valley this afternoon to enjoy the sunshine. As you may know, the … Continue reading

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Country Casual Cowboy Cab!

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What: Cowboy Cab fundraiser event Where: Larson Family Winery When: Saturday, May 19, 2012 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Why: ¬†Support the Sonoma Valley Teen Services Tickets: On sale for $100 at select locations Details: A fun-filled country casual event featuring … Continue reading

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Destination Healdsburg

At the intersection of three major wine-growing regions including the Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander Valley, Healdsburg is not only known for its eclectic taste in food and wine but also for its great outdoor activities including biking, camping, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Wildwood Vineyards

Wildwood Vineyards.

In 1904, Louis Kunde purchased a 1,000 acre parcel of land in the Sonoma Valley now called Wildwood Vineyards. The piece of land is an integral part of the Kunde Family Estate, producing wines from 1,850 acres including the Wildwood … Continue reading

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