Category Archives: Sonoma County

Skip the Hotel and Stay….in a Treehouse?

By: Shawn Nesaw When choosing your home away from home, it pays to research the variety of accommodations a city or region has to offer. Upon a quick Google search of “places to stay in Sonoma” results populate from all … Continue reading

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Tips to Taste Wine like a Pro

Tasting wine isn’t a science and you don’t need to be a sommelier to enjoy the experience, but there are a few tips and tricks to having a great tasting experience and truly learn about the wines in your glass. … Continue reading

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Where the Locals Go

This week we sought to find the local hotspots – where everybody knows your name. Talking with local “Sonomans,” we pulled together their list of top spots and everything you want to know to travel like a local.  Winemaker Caroline … Continue reading

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Egg Hunts and a Great Brunch: How to do Easter in Sonoma

Spring has sprung and the bright, pastel colors of the season are upon us. As Easter rapidly approaches, Sonoma has a variety of fun seasonal activities planned, including egg hunts and amazing brunch specials. Hop to it and mark your calendars! … Continue reading

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Going to the Dogs

Contribution from freelance writer Jenny Holt   For canine lovers, dogs are a part of our families, so we often want to travel with them. However, it can be a challenge to find places where our doggy friends are welcomed. That’s … Continue reading

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Best Places to Wear Your Green

By: Maria Dontas, SAS Writer Each year, millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parades, music, religious observations, and of course, beer. As the festive holiday draws near, it’s time to break out your shamrock necklaces and the greenest … Continue reading

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Catch A Wave

By: Kristie Sheppard, SAS Writer When you think about California surfing, you probably think of white sandy beaches, warm water and tanned bodies in cool, sexy swimsuits. That’s Southern California. In NorCal, the scene is a bit different: rocky cliffs, … Continue reading

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A Menu for Your Taste Buds and Memories

By: Ben Ford “When from a long-distant past nothing subsists…the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls, ready to remind us, waiting and hoping for their moment, amid the ruins of all the rest; and … Continue reading

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Be a Tourist Minus the Crowds

By: Katie Bouloubassis Normally when you think of taking a vacation, the summer months come to mind. Many vacations during the summer are planned around the expected weather. If you are looking for a vacation in the months prior to … Continue reading

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24 Hours in Sonoma Valley

By: Shawn Nesaw, SAS Writer Stranded in Sonoma Valley for 24 hours. One can only be so lucky. Bubbling with northern California charm, Sonoma Valley boasts a robust selection of unique eateries and one-of-a-kind boutiques you can’t find anywhere else. … Continue reading

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