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Museum-quality Furniture Making
2 years ago

Museum-quality Furniture Making

Sebastopol woodworker and carver draw on nature for heritage works of art

Debey Zito seems to be laughing even when she is not. Her infectious mirth comes out whether she’s …
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Our 9 Favorite Golf Holes
2 years ago

Our 9 Favorite Golf Holes

Perhaps even more so than at winery tasting rooms, Sonoma County’s golf courses might be where you can find the most mixed crowds of both locals and visitors. And, just …
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Sparking Growmance for Sonoma County’s Local Bounty
2 years ago

Sparking Growmance for Sonoma County’s Local Bounty

By  •  people+, feature

A local pig farmer coined that word just as a cowbell echoed through the grange hall in Sebastopol. At that signal, a few dozen farmers took their seats on one …
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Touring Gustafson  Family Vineyards
2 years ago

Touring Gustafson Family Vineyards

Vines, winery and guesthouse surrounded by preserved open space

My cup of tea… is wine. So naturally when Gustafson Family Vineyards’ winemaker Emmett Reed poured a glass of their Estate …
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Occidental’s Hazel Embraces Local Fare and Community
2 years ago

Occidental’s Hazel Embraces Local Fare and Community

By  •  feature, eats+

“Fine dining” and “family friendly” are phrases not often used together in describing a restaurant, but Occidental’s Hazel restaurant manages to blend the two perfectly. Owners Jim and Michele Wimborough …
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The Restorative Power of Sleep
2 years ago

The Restorative Power of Sleep

I finally got some sleep last night and wow, do I feel amazing today. I say this with a smile on my face, a spring in my step and the …
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Chat with  Jeffrey House
2 years ago

Chat with Jeffrey House

Founder of The California Cider Company & ACE Cider

Tell us about SPACE from ACE, the new cider named in honor of your wife, Angela. SPACE is our Bloody Orange …
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‘Not your  grandma’s mobile home’
2 years ago

‘Not your grandma’s mobile home’

Modern Pre-Fabs Combine Technology and Elegant Designs

When Leslie and Stephen Scharf decided to build a new home on their wine-country property in Healdsburg, drawing plans from scratch felt intimidating. …
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Winter Cycling
2 years ago

Winter Cycling

Gear and cold-weather tips to keep you on track

I recently began riding my bicycle again after a long, six-year hiatus. When I came to Sonoma County in 1998, I …
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Tea House  Invites Tasting and Lounging
2 years ago

Tea House Invites Tasting and Lounging

I’ve developed a relationship with tea and I feel fortunate about that because I know not everybody gets to have one. To some people, tea is just tea or a …
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