Sonoma autumn

October 4, 2016
Autumn leaves tell us that the year is drawing to a close and like everyone else, I wonder where it's gone. Fall is my favorite season in just about any part of the...

Sonoma in the sunshine

June 17, 2016
A rooster crowed as I stepped out the door into the cool morning. Everything around me was green, including the mountain beyond the trees that framed the property. A...

Visit wine country California in fall

October 12, 2014
There's only one reason why to visit wine country in fall, and that's "harvest." Grapes hang full and heavy on the vines in the fall, waiting patiently in their lush...

Wine: sunlight held together by water

March 28, 2014
Spring in wine country has none of the bustle of the fall harvest. Vines are budding--sighting of first buds is called bud-break-- and winemakers are busy with the...

Yes, my darlings, spring has sprung

March 22, 2014
Spring. It's sprung, at least this week and at least in the San Francisco Bay area and on the Monterey peninsula. And in Sonoma. Here's what I found on my...

Spring wine tasting in Sonoma

July 12, 2013
Summer has inched its way into our lives and very soon, grapes will again be hanging heavy on the vines in beautiful Sonoma. I blogged about my first visit to wine...

Sonoma wine country uncorked

April 2, 2011
A post in which I visit and pass judgment on a few wine tasting rooms, review Zazu restaurant and buy stuff.... revealing the good, the bad, and the ugly about the...

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