Category Archives: Sonoma County

Seafood in the Summer: A Sonoma Specialty

By Kevin Hess We’ve reached the midway point of the summer, which serves as a reminder that fresh seafood production in Sonoma is at its peak.  There are plenty of coastal California favorites that you don’t want to miss out … Continue reading

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Old-world grape varietals are leading to a wine renaissance

By Shawn Nesaw For centuries grapes have grown in California. Indians harvested native grapes and Catholic monks grew grapes to make sacramental wine. Grape growing today is much different than these early uses and has blossomed into a thriving, competitive … Continue reading

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Sonoma Named Best Small Town in America

U.S. News & World Report recently named Sonoma the best small town in America. With rustic charm, vineyards as far as the eye can see and a bustling town plaza, Sonoma is the perfect slice of heaven. Read the full article … Continue reading

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Fast Times and Great Wine

By: Kevin Hess The Sonoma Raceway takes center-stage of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series June 23-25 as drivers practice and qualify for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday June 25. Spectators unfamiliar with the raceway should take note of … Continue reading

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Jam Out at the Top Summer Music Festivals

By: Katie Bouloubassis Some of the nation’s most unique music is coming to Sonoma County this summer. We compiled a list of some of the best music festivals to keep you rocking all summer long. 19th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival … Continue reading

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Not Your Parents’ Wine

By: Shawn Nesaw We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jordan Kivelstadt – businessman, winemaker, father – to discuss the his numerous business ventures, winemaking and the future of wine.   Jordan might be best known for his winery … Continue reading

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A Sonoma-style Revolution

By: Ben Ford The Bear Flag Revolt led to California’s independence from Mexico, but it began on the morning of June 14, 1846, as a very Sonoma-centric revolution. With a motley crew of revolutionaries, sometimes mistaken for pirates, a makeshift … Continue reading

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Muscat Love

By: Kevin Hess Break out the party hats and the fancy wine stoppers because May 9 is a day many wine lovers can appreciate – National Moscato Day. A quick trip in history, Moscato is an Italian wine born in … Continue reading

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How to Completely Rule BottleRock 2017

By Maria Dontas Since 2013, BottleRock Napa Valley has married music’s hottest acts with wine country’s best brews, wines and chefs. The three-day event features over 80 bands, gourmet food, craft beer and specialty cocktails. Headed to the festival but … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Unofficial Start of Summer

By: Katie Bouloubassis Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, has become a day to enjoy the outdoors. From cookouts to boating, you can enjoy the natural beauty of wine country throughout the long weekend. If you’re looking to host … Continue reading

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