.Food & Drink

Nov 29, 2022

Go to Fort Ross Vineyards for Seaside Sipping

Fort Ross-Seaview is a small wine growing region that consists primarily of steep coastal ridge vineyards set between 900 and 1,800 feet above sea level.  The region was approved as an American Viticulture Area (AVA) in early 2012 and is defined by both its proximity to the ocean and its...
Sep 21, 2022

Geyserville Bannister Wines

Downtown Geyserville’s transformation keeps getting better. New businesses are moving in to renovate and occupy spaces that have been dormant....
Aug 31, 2022

Geek Wine: Rare Italian varietals, local wines

Where to sip unique, obscure and rarely planted Italian grape varieties in the North Bay? Arneis, Biancollella, Cortese, Fiano, Freisa,...
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Aug 24, 2022

Organic Vodka Tasting: Hanson of Sonoma Tasting Room at Hanson Gallery

Sponsored content by Hanson of Sonoma This summer’s hotspot is Hanson of Sonoma Tasting Room at Hanson Gallery, located in...
Aug 24, 2022

Skin Contact White Wines

A “skin-contact” white wine is a white wine that has had extended contact with grape skins. While red and rosé...
Aug 10, 2022

Where to Sip Frosé and Wine Slushies this Summer

While a nice iced cocktail or a cool, crisp glass of white wine on a sunny day is delightful,...
Photo provided by Waz Hewerdine PAIRINGS Two patrons of the Ounces Outdoors soft opening enjoy a brew and a game of bocce.
Jun 8, 2022

Bocce and Brews – San Rafael’s Ounces Outdoors

By Jane Vick Bocce and fire pits and dogs. It’s a Northern Californian’s dream beer garden, and it’s open for...
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Feb 8, 2022

Hops Spring Eternal —‘FeBREWary’ Returns

Before the advent of search engine optimization, newspaper headlines leaned heavily on puns, which accounts for my vestigial admiration...
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