Julia Millay Walsh | October 28, 2011 8:00 amOnce the hullabaloo of Halloween settles, you'll have a few weeks before the turkey-cranberry goodness of Thanksgiving rolls around, so pencil in an extraordinary dinner for yourself for the mean time. Celebrated Sicilian chef and cookbook author Fabrizia Lanza of Anna Tasca Lanza cooking school in Regaleali, Italy, will join Sonoma's Scribe Winery (2300 Napa Rd., 707-939-1858) to prepare a true Italian feast in the Scribe cellar on Sunday, Nov. 6.Read More
Nancy Einhart | July 12, 2011 2:35 pmTackle two wine countries at once. With our offer for a $27 wine flight and food pairing for two, you can taste the Russian River's best wines in the Sonoma Valley. Located in Glen Ellen, the HKG Tasting Room is the perfect place to start or end a day of wine tasting in Sonoma.Read More
Nancy Einhart | May 4, 2011 4:10 pmNew Orleans has Jazz Fest, we have wine country, and the Sonoma Jazz+ Festival fuses the fun of both. For $75, spend a Sunday in downtown Sonoma at two awesome events in one, featuring six bands, five venues, 12 wineries, and four New Orleans brunch food tastings.
The festivities start with the daytime Wine and Song event, held Sunday, May 22, from 11:30 a.m.Read More
Nancy Einhart | March 2, 2011 5:05 pm"Ecotourism" usually makes me think of treehouse dwellings in remote jungles, but it can also be done in style and close to home. Just a short drive from the city (hey, rent a Prius), Yountville's Bardessono is a 62-room luxury resort that's LEED platinum certified and seriously eco-chic. Bookend your stay with dinner at Thomas Keller's Ad Hoc and breakfast at Sonoma's Fremont Diner, and you've got yourself a seriously sustainable and sophisticated mini vacay.Read More
Annie Scudder | February 16, 2011 9:15 amDrown yourself in love, wine, and delicious California cuisine with a romantic getaway to Sonoma — located an hour north of San Francisco. Napa's sister city in boasts a historic town square, relaxing spas, picturesque wineries, and restaurants rich with some of the best food and wine the world has to offer. Start planning your sensual trip now with these tips from TrèsSugar.Read More