Tag Archives: Sonoma County

No offseason for winemaking

By: SAS Staff Harvest is the main attraction of the winemaking process, but the process is long and continues throughout the year. We spoke with winemaker Kieran Robinson of Kieran Robinson Wines in Healdsburg to find out what happens during … Continue reading

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Rule the holidays

By: TJ Brightman You finally wrapped your last present, put the finishing touches on your decorations, baked one more batch of grandma’s famous cookies and even selected your holiday dinner – but what about the wine? The hectic nature of … Continue reading

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The Winemakers’ Beer

There’s an old saying about wine: It takes a lot of good beer to make a great wine. Nowhere is this more true than in Sonoma County, where some of the world’s best wines are produced by winemakers drinking some … Continue reading

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Fireside Cocktails

It’s winter in Sonoma and the rain appears here to stay. Sure, we need it. There’s no arguing that. But week after week of far more gray skies than blue, of damp clothes and wet feet, of never seeming to … Continue reading

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Winter WINEland

It’s true that the month of January falls right smack in the middle of the Sonoma County “low season.” And, sure, with frequent rain and average highs only reaching the mid-50s, it’s understandable if visitors tend to focus more on … Continue reading

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Wine Country Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement! Now you are ready to plan the perfect wine country wedding but where do you start? Googling wine country weddings produces a thousand-page list of planners, venues, caterers and wineries that will make your head spin. … Continue reading

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Chuck Williams: Sonoma’s Culinary Champion

Some of the best chefs and most renowned restaurants in the United States are found in California’s wine country. In Sonoma, eateries such as Spoonbar, Willi’s Wine Bar, Da Viola and Barndiva and chefs like Charlie Palmer, Sondra Bernstein and … Continue reading

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Good Old Days are Back Again – Prohibition Ends at Last!

On December 5, 1933, giddy citizens all throughout the nation celebrated the repeal of the 18th Amendment, better known as Prohibition. Introduced by Judiciary Chairman Andrew Volstead of Minnesota, the Prohibition Amendment banned the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Roast

French Press, AeroPress, Chemex, Vacuum Pot. Coffee lovers can become quite passionate when the subject of the best way to brew the perfect cup of coffee is broached. One thing that is never in dispute, however, is that the method … Continue reading

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Harvest in Sonoma

By Kristie Sheppard: SomethingAboutSonoma.Com Staff September is #CaliforniaWineMonth and as the summer comes to an end, winemakers are gearing up for their busiest time of the year when California’s Dionysian fruit is gathered from the fields in preparation for its … Continue reading

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