Tag: Wine Country

Support Our Beloved Wine Countries, Healdsburg Edition

Over the past 20 years, I’ve spent countless hours in the popular Sonoma town of Healdsburg, whether overnights or stops when passing through (past recommends here and here). I have dear friends based in the town and numerous favorite spots in what is one of the best towns to eat and drink in expansive Sonoma County. I’m here to tell you about some notable newcomers, old faves and a lovely hotel — and with three Michelin-starred /The World’s 50 Best SingleThread’s new plant-based restaurant, cafe and wine shop, Little Saint, coming this Spring, there will be even more reasons to return. Here’s your latest Healdsburg checklist.

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Fruit & Fire: A CA Winemaker & KY Distiller Pioneer With Smoke Tainted Grapes in Smoked Brandies

In the Winter 2020-2021 print issue of Distiller Magazine, my article and interview of two women in distilling and winemaking —from Kentucky and Napa Valley—who are collaborating on turning around tragedy (the recent years of unprecedented NorCal fires and their damage of smoke-tainted grapes) into spirits innovation… smoked brandies in a range of styles and experimentation.

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Healdsburg’s Visionary Women

Visionary businesswomen can be found all over Wine Country. But one place has a high concentration. Healdsburg’s peaceful town square is home to shops, boutique hotels, wine tasting rooms and restaurants. Though miles of vineyards, rolling hills, farms and redwood groves surround Healdsburg, it’s easily Sonoma’s most chichi, high-end town. Healdsburg female Winemakers roundtable discussionWell, good news is that the… Read more →

Napa & Sonoma Wine Country’s Love Affair With Japan

Published by Where Traveler Magazine in their annual Where Guestbook for 2018, my article on Japanese influence — from winemakers to ramen, a ryokan-like inn to a Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant — across Sonoma and Napa counties. www.wheretraveler.com/san-francisco/eat/california-wine-country-obsessed-japan It viagra 50mg online boosts kidney, liver and cardiac functioning. You will be able to insert thicker and lengthy male organ, you… Read more →

Top 10 Places to Eat in Downtown Napa

In my latest Time Out column, two new rooftop bars that just hit Napa and SF this week (article here). La Taberna, Miminashi, Clemente’s at Val’s, Oxbow Public Market, Compline, Charlie Palmer Steak, Kenzo, La Toque, Torc, Angèle If viagra 20mg cipla your child has suffered sibling sexual abuse, then STAR Guides Wilderness program can help them heal before these issues… Read more →

Weekend-ing in Sebastopol

In my latest Time Out column, I dig through highlights new and old in the laid back West Sonoma town of Sebastopol, a town famed for its wineries and Gravenstein apples, as it is for its antique and vintage shopping (article here): — Killer seafood, tacos & burgers: Handline —  Yes, ramen, but even better: modern Japanese izakaya fare & whisky… Read more →