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4/2/2018

  Read more about California’s brandy renaissance... More»

3/6/2018

  Beautiful settings, prime photo ops, tons of pampering, and endless drinking—Napa Valley is an obvious destination for a bachelerette... More»

2/21/2018

  Wine country is enormous. With all that ground to cover it would be a fool’s errand to try to see, much less enjoy, all of that wine... More»

2/6/2018

  Napa Valley is about 30 miles long, five miles across, and cross-hatched with dirt roads, winding mountain drives, and meandering lanes.... More»

1/16/2018

  A rural area of kind folks, wineries, and woods, Cloverdale is perfect for those who love zinfandel, country driving, and discovering new... More»

12/19/2017

  It was two days before Thanksgiving, and 500 people had gathered around one very long table. Nestled between rows of autumnal grapevines, the... More»

12/7/2017

  The holidays are here and that means it’s time to eat, drink, and, given everything bad that’s been happening lately, drink some... More»

11/22/2017

  This is one of many stories about the North Bay fires published in the December issue of San Francisco. To read the rest, click... More»

11/21/2017

  This is one of many stories about the North Bay fires published in the December issue of San Francisco. To read... More»

11/15/2017

  Five weeks after the North Bay fires, millions have been raised for recovery efforts. Last week alone,... More»

11/10/2017

  Who among us hasn’t been condescended to by a fancy wine shop clerk or the mansplaining connoisseur who seems to show... More»

10/2/2017

  These days, most wineries are dog friendly. Heck, it’s probably even safe to assume they’ll have souvenirs for your dog, events... More»