Tag Archives: Vineyards

Celebrating Super Bowl 50

Most tourists visit Northern California for the wine, award-winning restaurants, bay front views and urban nightlife, but this month, any traveler coming within a mile of the Golden Gate Bridge is there for one thing and one thing only—football. On … 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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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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Veraison brings Sonoma closer to more wine

We just captured some pictures of veraison happening here in Sonoma! The grapes are beginning to ripen during this stage, and will decrease in acidity while sugars become more concentrated. Soon, Sonoma will be seeing fewer and fewer green grapes … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Sunflowers

  Sonoma doesn’t only have fabulous wines and juicy strawberries, it also has a bounty of gorgeous flowers that dot the hillsides and vineyards, making every glimpse a beautiful picture-perfect snapshot.

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Photo of the Day: Sonoma Valley Vines

These malbec vines are getting ready for the harvest season! Malbec is one of the classic Bordeaux varieties and is becoming more popular due to its blending abilities and its prominence in Argentinian wines. This grape tends to be one of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Trolley

Trolley

The Sebastiani’s open air Trolley can be seen cruising around Sonoma. From the Sebastiani Winery & Vineyards, guests can sign up for historic tours, trolley tours and more to get an inside view of one of Sonoma’s oldest families and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Baby Grapes

Baby Grapes

Look at these little guys! If you’ve been wondering where the vineyards are in the wine-making process right now… look no further. The vines are starting to flower and produce grapes. The next stage will include the fruit set where … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Happy November

This photo doesn’t really have anything to do with November except that we liked it and it’s November! We hope this fall is full of great adventures around Sonoma County! There are endless restaurants, wineries, things to do, shops, businesses … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Off the vine

If you haven’t noticed by now, most of the grapes in Sonoma County are being picked off the vines for the 2011 harvest. It’s been a long season of dedication, time, careful planning and monitoring. It’s now up to the … Continue reading

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