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Zinfandel and Jazz on the Healdsburg Plaza — or at Your Home

Just like California’s Lodi area, parts of Napa Valley and “Gold Country,” the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County is a big Zinfandel-growing area. If you love Zin, or are curious about the variety and would like to give three

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Huntington Wine Cellars: It’s All About the Grapes

Some wineries use only estate-grown grapes when making their wines. Others source grapes from many different areas. Huntington Wine Cellars, based in Healdsburg, California, produces wines made from select varietal grapes grown in several unique vineyard sources throughout California. Crafted

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BBQ Time: Zinfandel and the Thrill of the Grill

Back when I was the wine columnist for the Sonoma County Independent, an edgy “alt. weekly” newspaper that covered local arts and entertainment, as well as important news stories that the “establishment press” often ignored, I wrote a column about

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3 Romantic Sonoma County Wineries… to the Rescue

Has anyone else noticed that Friday the 13th and Valentine’s Day are falling on back-to-back days this year? Not being the superstitious type, and very secure in my relationship, I’m not too worried about it. But it does seem like

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This May, Join Vinesse & Sojourn for a Private Cycling Tour of Sonoma

If you’re a frequent reader or an active Vinesse member, you probably already know that Vinesse is about to kick off our first ever Private Cycling Tour of Sonoma Wine Country in a partnership with Sojourn Bicycling & Active Vacations.

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It’s Tough to Top Sonoma

If you haven’t already heard, Vinesse is offering the chance to go on a guided private biking tour of Sonoma wine country with Vinesse members and staff. The trip takes place May 31st through June 5th of this year and

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Forchini Winery: A True American Success Story

From estate-grown to estate-bottled, Forchini Vineyards & Winery is a small, family owned and operated winery committed to making distinctive wines from historic vineyards in the Dry Creek and Russian River Valley appellations of Sonoma County. Having been grape growers

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