Category Archives: Sonoma County

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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Sparkling Rosé: More than meets the eye

By: Kevin Hess, SAS Writer With the season of love in the air, we’re providing recommendations for sparkling rosé and a brief explanation of the complicated process that produces that beautiful color and tiny bubbles. Surely, you’ll earn bonus points … Continue reading

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Date Spots

By: Katie Bouloubassis Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so whether you are looking for a local date night out or a romantic weekend getaway, Sonoma has some great options to woo the one you love. Graton Resort & … Continue reading

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A Chef’s Take On Winter Vegetables

By: Kristie Sheppard The locally grown autumn harvest is gone by now, but the winter months offer a delicious array of vegetables of their own for fresh and delicious dishes. To classically trained Chef Kendyl Bilenkij, home cooks who avoid … Continue reading

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Date Spots

By: Katie Bouloubassis Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so whether you are looking for a local night out or a romantic weekend getaway, Sonoma has some great options to woo the one you love. Graton Resort & Casino … Continue reading

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Coastal Relief

By: Kristie Sheppard For a unique “staycation” or weekend trip, Sonoma Coast is the perfect retreat. Rain or shine, the coast is a peaceful place to reflect, re-energize and relax. Find a great place to stay on Airbnb or stay … Continue reading

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