.Brooke Herron

Mar 22, 2023

Mendo Me: A Spring Coastal Getaway

Elk Cove, which offers some of the most stunning views on the Mendocino coast, as well as luxury suites, cottages and a day spa,...
Feb 21, 2023

Homebrewed Coffee doesn’t have to be a grind

When it comes to coffee, Sonoma County is blessed with a panoply of amazing local roasters and cafes. But how much of what is tasted...
Feb 13, 2023

Local Brewery Finds: ‘Brew HaHa’ host Herlinda Heras names some faves

Herlinda Heras is the co-host of the radio show Brew Ha Ha on KSRO and judges at beer competitions nationally and around the world....
Jan 31, 2023

Stars of Petaluma Gap Wines

Located in southern Sonoma County, extending into northern Marin County, the Petaluma Gap AVA covers over 200,000 acres. Four thousand of these acres are planted...
Jan 25, 2023

Winery Hub: Windsor’s Grand Cru Custom Crush

In an era when it sometimes feels like big brands are taking over everything, custom crush and cooperative tasting room facilities that cater to...
Jan 3, 2023

‘Murder Mountain’ Makes Killer Pinot Noir

Humboldt County landmark inspires Netflix and winemaking When most people think of Humboldt County, it’s not for vineyards. Adrian Manspeaker, founder and winemaker at Joseph...
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Dec 27, 2022

Making Spirits Bright with Holiday Cocktails

Local distillers showcased in five recipes for the holiday season Whether one is hosting a holiday Happy Hour or dinner party or just looking for...
Dec 20, 2022

DeLoach Vineyards is more than just a ‘big winery’

After 20-plus years in the wine industry, I can admit how little I really knew about DeLoach Vineyards, in particular about what has been...