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For the Love of Ice Cream
1 year ago

For the Love of Ice Cream

When I was well into my 30s, I felt a little guilty one evening about having an ice cream sundae for dinner, like I should know better. Coincidentally, I ended …
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Passionate Advocates for the 7 Percent
1 year ago

Passionate Advocates for the 7 Percent

If you drive across the winegrowing regions of Sonoma County, the majority of vineyards you pass will be planted with Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and …
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Touring Gustafson  Family Vineyards
1 year 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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Wine Road’s ‘Road to Ruby’
1 year ago

Wine Road’s ‘Road to Ruby’

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Celebrating four decades of transformation

Raise your glass—it’s time to celebrate the 40-year journey down Sonoma County’s Wine Road. The ‘Road to Ruby’ 40th anniversary of Wine Road, Northern Sonoma …
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Resolve To Try  Something Unique
1 year ago

Resolve To Try Something Unique

Add Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak Wines to Your List in the New Year

It’s that time of year again, where the calendar resets to one and people around the world make …
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The Farmer-Chef Dynamic
2 years ago

The Farmer-Chef Dynamic

Gardens aren’t grocery stores for chefs, but more than one culinary professional admits to treating them like one, cherry-picking just one specific item to include on the menu and leaving …
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Sonoma County’s Newer Tasting Lounges
2 years ago

Sonoma County’s Newer Tasting Lounges

Sonoma County is filled with unique cities and small towns. These enclaves may be bohemian and rustic, or bustling and busy, each with its own identity and charm.

Our region …
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Q & A Wine Chat with Mark Greenspan
2 years ago

Q & A Wine Chat with Mark Greenspan

In 2014 you told winegrape growers: “Your irrigation needs are less than you think.” Can you elaborate on that? In my experience, I have found that most growers can substantially …
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Exploring Downtown Healdsburg
3 years ago

Exploring Downtown Healdsburg

For longtime residents of Sonoma County, it has been quite remarkable to witness the transformation of Healdsburg’s downtown from the somewhat sleepy center of a sparsely-populated farm town to the …
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Video & Q&A with Kate MacMurray
3 years ago

Video & Q&A with Kate MacMurray

What’s it like living amongst the vineyards at MacMurray Estate? I love living amongst the vineyards.  The MacMurray Estate has a different personality than when my family was raising cattle …
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