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2017 Guide to Oktoberfests and Fall Beer Festivals in Wine Country

If you’re more into brews than wines, don’t worry – there’s plenty to do in Wine Country this year! Grab your leiderhosen and your favorite pint glass because Oktoberfest is just around the corner! Many of our beloved cities are getting in on the fun, and there’s plenty of Oktoberfests and great events to choose […]

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2017 Guide to Fabulous Fall Festivals and Special Events (Music and More!)

I don’t know about you, but Fall is one of my favorite seasons around wine country. We have just the right kind of weather for all things fall: crisp mornings, multi-hued sunsets, and colorful leaves in our vineyards and forests. This season does not disappoint! Our region is also known for amazing food and spectacular […]

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2017 Guide to Fall Wine and Vine Events: Harvest Fun for the Big Kids

Harvest Parties and Grape Stomps Set aside the tulle and costume make-up mom, it’s your turn for a good time! Our Fall activities round-up would not be complete without a host of opportunities to enjoy our main agricultural treasure: grapes! Come stomp, taste, and cheers to the treats of the harvest with some of our favorite […]

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Santa Rosa Love: Come for a Day {or Stay Forever} in our Sleepy Little City

This content is sponsored, all opinions expressed within are our own. The true center of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, does not get a lot of love. What Healdsburg has on it’s town square, or Petaluma has on it’s river, Santa Rosa simply does not. Surrounded by “small town charm” on all sides makes our little […]

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The Sonoma Farmers’ Market: Home to Incredibly Fresh Produce

Wine Country has such incredible produce! My son Marcos and I go to the Sonoma Farmers’ Market every Tuesday throughout the summer. It’s really exciting when the market begins, and we go especially early on the first day to take advantage of the fresh produce. Every week, we look forward to the ever-changing produce that […]

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Review:: Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic

{Disclosure: I received tickets to the Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic in exchange for my honest review.}“Seriously Mom, it’s still dark outside!” It was a beautiful crisp morning in Windsor at the Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic. I woke my two older daughters up at 4:30am, bundled them in several layers of sweaters and […]

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Your Complete Guide to Wine Country Farmers Markets for 2017

Wine Country takes food seriously as seriously as they take their wine, and it goes way beyond pairing the perfect cheese and salumi with the right local Zin. Are you looking to enjoy our local bounty and connect to purveyors who honor the slow food movement? Perhaps you’d just enjoy a chance to grab some fresh […]

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2017’s Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Wine Country Families

This comprehensive list is brought to you by our friends and partners, the Sonoma County Fair. School’s out, for summer! And we can’t wait to share our fantastic list of local events and activities to keep you and your little kiddo’s busy in this beautiful region.  Summer Bucket List Fair Fun: Speaking of Fair, have […]

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Spring in Wine Country: Enjoying the Season’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

Spring in Wine Country: Enjoying the Season’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

Some people look for the arrival of poppies, hummingbirds, or baseball to tell them spring is here. I look to the farmers markets. Each week, I excitedly await my market visit to see if my favorite seasonal produce has arrived. Local farmers markets may be at their peak in mid-summer, but spring is my favorite time […]

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