Tag Archives: Wine

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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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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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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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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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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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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