Winery of the Week

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A visit to Goldeneye Winery

One winery that is absolutely worth the trip out to the Anderson Valley is Goldeneye. I have been twice, and both times we did the regular tasting - a ‘must do’ for serious Pinot Noir lovers. After a quick sip of Pinot Gris, we were led outside to a fabulous seating area overlooking the vineyard. They brought out a tasting flight of six … [Read More...]

Destination of the Week

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Guide to Healdsburg & Dry Creek Valley

I’m lucky enough to call Healdsburg home, and after half a year as a resident I’m finally ready to create this guide to share my recommendations. Healdsburg is such a great place to base yourself as it is smack bang in the middle of an intersection of four major appellations; Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Russian River and Chalk Hill. There are about 150 wineries between them, not to … [Read More...]

Napa Valley Reviews

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A visit to Peju Winery

Peju has always been one of my favorite wineries to visit when in Napa.  With its iconic 50-foot tower and prime position on Highway 29, … Read More...

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A visit to Domaine Chandon, Napa Valley

When in Yountville, Domaine Chandon is a must see.  With legendary French parents (Moët-Hennessy), Chandon was the first investment by a … Read More...

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A visit to Clif Family Winery at Velo Vino

To me, Clif is a brand that speaks to anyone that wants to live a healthy lifestyle.  When you visit Clif Family Winery at Velo Vino this … Read More...

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Sonoma County Reviews

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A visit to Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate

Every time I visit Michel-Schlumberger I get a warm welcome and have a great time.  This has turned into one of my favorite winery … Read More...

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A visit to Seghesio Family Vineyards

Brimming with history, a visit to Seghesio gives you a sense of appreciation for what Italian immigrants brought to this part of Northern … Read More...

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A visit to Sbragia Family Vineyards

The winery with the most stunning views of Dry Creek Valley has to be Sbragia Family Vineyards.   An easy 10 minutes drive from the … Read More...

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